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Understanding Your Insurance Benefits

Insurance benefits are complex, and, at times, the fine print in each policy is hard to understand. Promotion Physical Therapy wants you to know we’re here to help. We have seasoned Patient Coordinators on our staff that can assess your policy and provide you with a detailed description of your benefits. To start, most ancillary […]

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Ice Bucket Challenge in Support of ALS Research & Treatment

As the popularity of the “Ice Bucket Challenge” is taking social media by storm, I thought I would take this opportunity to raise awareness for what ALS is and how physical therapy can make a difference for those who have been diagnosed with this disease. ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease, stands for amyotrophic […]

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Our Commitment to Our Patients – CEO Melissa Martindale Letter

When we opened our doors in 2005, our mission was to promote the physical well being of every patient by providing the highest quality of care in a positive and encouraging environment. Today, our mission remains strong. Passion, respect, integrity, and commitment to excellence are the driving forces of Promotion Physical Therapy. Fundamentally, we help […]

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The Unloader

This new and exciting piece of equipment is designed to bridge the gap between aquatic therapy and traditional traction. The unloading system can be utilized for the upper half and lower half of the body – specifically – the lumbar spine and cervical spine. For both areas, a harness is used to support the lumbar […]

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Train the Brain

We all look for motivation in different places. I have watched a plethora of motivational movies like Rudy, Rocky, and St. Ralph that portray the message of “Dare to Dream.” I began to think of what it means to “dare.” Dreaming seems to be easy, but why are great things referred to as “daring to […]

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What Now?

Well, it happens to the best of us. It also happens to most of us – if we move. We get a “niggle” or worse – an injury. Either way, we are stopped in our tracks. As an athlete who likes to see what is possible, I have had more than a few of these […]

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Ready to Detox?

Is this you? Are you someone who wants to detoxify your system? Have you heard of natural cleansing systems and wants to try one that’s safe and effective? Do you want to boost your overall general health? Do you want a “fresh start” on the performance of the AdvoCare® products you take? Do you want […]

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Ankle Sprains

Ankle sprains are a very common injury amongst all levels of athletes and recreational exercisers. The most common sprain is to the outside of the ankle, which can affect any of the 3 ligaments that make a “T” at the lateral ankle. Types of Ankle Sprains There are many levels of sprains; all of which […]

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Love That Body!

I often find myself comparing myself to the latest super model, 15-year-old pre-maternal baby-sitter’s body or the celebrity of the day that just got out of rehab or that the papers are commenting on “her weight.” While I know the futility of this exercise, indulging in it seems sometimes beyond my control. The conversations that […]

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