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Delaware Physical Therapists

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ATI Physical Therapy
Taking physical therapy to a higher level

The Back Clinic
The Leading Physical Therapy Center for Spinal Care
5550 Kirkwood Hwy & Milltown Rd, Wilmington, DE 19808

Barley Mill Rehabilitation
Physical Therapy & Work Recovery Center
3604 Lancaster Pike, Wilmington, Delaware 19804

Brandywine Nursing and Rehabilitation Center
Short-term rehabilitation services or long-term nursing care
505 Greenbank Rd, Wilmington, Delaware 19808

Nurses 'n Kids At Home Inc.
904 Churchmans Rd, New Castle, Delaware 19720

Performance Physical Therapy and Fitness --› Quick Tips
Helping Delaware feel better since 1992.
720 Yorklyn Rd, Hockessin, Delaware 19707

The Physical Therapy Connection
4001 Miller Rd, Wilmington, Delaware 19802

Physical Therapy for Women
Physical therapist specializing in the treatment of women’s health issues.
2207 Brookline Rd, Wilmington, Delaware 19803

Pike Creek Physical Therapy
Delivering exceptional physical therapy and occupational therapy services
216 Lantana Drive, Hockessin, DE 19707

Rehabilitation Consultants, Inc.
Excellence in Physical Therapy since 1970
- 3411 Silverside Rd, Springer Bldg, Suite 105, Wilmington, DE 19810
- 2401 Pennsylvania Ave, Suite 112, Wilmington, Delaware 19806

UD Physical Therapy
63 East Delaware Ave, 301 McKinly Lab, Newark, DE 19716


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Kent County

Delaware Curative
Physical, Occupational, Speech and Aquatic therapies - Free transport

1121 Forrest Ave, Modern Maturity Center, Dover, Delaware

Southern Delaware Physical Therapy
207 Stadium St, Smyrna Delaware 19977

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Sussex County

PRO Physical Therapy
- 1004 N. Walnut St, Milford, DE 19963
- 213 E. DuPont Highway, Suite 1, Millsboro , DE 19966

Southern Delaware Physical Therapy
- 701 Savannah Road, Suite A1, Lewes, DE 19958
- 329 Mullet Run Street Milford, DE 19963
- 721 Rehoboth Avenue, Suite 12, Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971

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Physical Therapy Advice from the Experts

It seems as if spring in Delaware has finally arrived, bringing everyone outside to garden and play. We expect to start seeing our usual influx of new patients, who have overdone it over the previous weekend and pulled or twisted something. You may think that it is too late to prepare for springtime, but here is a list of steps to take to minimize your risk of winding up calling your doctor next Monday morning:

1. Do not do your activity first thing in the morning. We are stiffer in the morning, and therefore more apt to get hurt. What is the best way to warm up? Take a hot shower, then go for a short walk to get the blood flowing to your muscles. Then, and only then, should you consider stretching.

2. Do not do heavy or strenuous activity late in the day. This is when you are fatigued, and your form may not be correct for the activity. This is when an accident will happen. It is very tempting to push yourself to weed that last flowerbed of the day, but resist!

3. If you are in one position for a long period of time, occasionally reverse that posture. For example, if you are bent over planting flowers, stand up, put your hands on your low back, and arch backwards. If you have been painting your ceiling all day, sit in a chair, band over, and hug your knees.

4. Make sure you have the right tool for the right job. I know I sound like your father on this one, but it really helps to keep you in a safe posture when working. Do not use tools with broken handles, rusted pieces, or even using a hand tool when you have it’s electrical counterpart available.


About the Author:
Stephen Rapposelli, PT, OCS, is President of Performance Physical Therapy and Fitness, with offices in North Wilmington and Hockessin. www.pptandfitness.com


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