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9 and 10 News Visits Dynamic Physical Therapy for National Physical Therapy Month

October is National Physical Therapy month. In honor of this, 9 and 10 News visited Dynamic Physical Therapy to learn more about physical therapy and stretches that you can do at home for your hip, elbow, shoulder and back. Dynamic Physical Therapy encourages patients to do exercises at home to become independent. Click the links below to view the segments.

Segment #1: The Importance of Hip Replacement Physical Therapy
Terry Hamp and Kalin frank discuss the importance of getting the care needed after hip replacement surgery.  "In you are doing a procedure of that multitude, you want to do everything you can do afterwords, including rehab to get the best affect," states Terry.

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Segment #2: Elbow Pain, Elbow Injuries are Common Sports Injuries Requiring Physical Therapy
Gus Meyjes and Kalin Frank walk through stretches you can do at home to help relieve tennis elbow, golfer's elbow and stretches for elbow injuries from softball.

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Segment #3: Learn a Stretch to Help Should Injuries
In this segment, Andrew Kearney and Kalin Frank discuss shoulder injuries and walk through a simple stretch that can be done at home to help regain strength in your shoulder.

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Segment #4: Physical Therapy Stretches to Relieve Back Pain
Since nearly 85% of Americans will experience back pain in their lifetime, Kalin Frank and Bryan Parshall walk through three easy to-do stretches to help relieve common back pain. Learn what to do about back pain when you first wake up, pain from sitting at a desk all day and back pain from bending over.

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Segment #5: How to Prevent Falls through Physical Therapy
Each year many people suffer from debilitating falls, but there are things people, senior citizens especially, can do to prevent falling. Bryan Parshall and Kalin Frank discuss how physical therapy can help individuals prevent falls. A new program is available through Medicare for senior citizens to go through physical therapy to work on balance and weaknesses to prevent falls.

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Dynamic is the smartest choice for your physical therapy care.

At Dynamic Physical Therapy, our physical therapists are the most experienced and educated in physical therapy treatments. We have six locations throughout Northern Michigan in Cadillac, Manistee, Gaylord, Marion, Buckley and Traverse City. We are the most recommended Northern Michigan physical therapy center for back pain. We also specialize in neck pain, knee pain, arm pain and hand pain, and our physical therapists and aides can help relieve your pain in the most effective way possible. For orthopedic treatment and aquatic therapy, rehab for sports related injuries like shoulder injuries and foot injuries, physical therapy for Cerebral Palsy, stroke rehabilitation, therapy for carpal tunnel syndrome, headaches and arthritis relief, and even jaw pain treatment, Dynamic Physical Therapy is the smartest choice for comprehensive physical therapy care and physical rehabiliation services.