Physical Therapy Info | Educational Treatment Resources

McCall Physical Therapy wants to provide you with the resources to protect your health. Education is a key part in this. The more you know about what causes your aches and pain, the better able you are to avoid them. This involves being able to identify what may be wrong and what basic actions can be done to help.

Your Education Tools

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Questions….

Ask lots of them. The more know you know about what is going on, the better you will be at controlling it.

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Home Exercise Program

Following your home program is essential in obtaining a faster result as well as obtaining a long, lasting one.

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Try Our Pain Locator!

Click on the Pain Locator to find out more about the body part and its associated injuries.

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Try our Education/News Library

Click on the area you are having pain or a topic of interest to lean more:

10 Myths about Weight Loss, Busted

Losing weight can be difficult. But these 10 widespread myths about weight loss make it even harder. BY RYAN PARSONS AND CHAEL SONNEN DEC 14, 2017 MATTHEW BRUSH The sheer volume of misinformation regarding weight loss makes this [...]

Eating Right for Exercise

Using a simple, well-balanced diet formula, you can figure out what to eat and when so you have the energy you need to exercise. By Barbara Robb Medically Reviewed by Pat F. Bass III, MD, MPH You [...]

Want to Gain Muscle Fast? Try Slowing Down

Research shows that tempo training, or slowing down certain parts of your workout, can yield tremendous benefits — fast.  BY MICHAEL EASTER APR 4, 2018 What is a rep? Exercise science is finding new answers for [...]

October Is National Physical Therapy Month!

Recognizing Concussions in Student-Athletes   A concussion is a mild traumatic brain injury caused by a direct blow to the head, face, or neck. In the United States, an estimated 300,000 sports-related concussions occur annually. [...]

Shoulder Pain

Shoulder Exercises Here are some great exercises to do at home to help relieve your shoulder pain. The most effective is the side-lying external rotation, which activates the supraspinatus, subscapularis, infraspinatus and teres minor. Read [...]

Foot Pain

 Are you suffering from Achilles Tendonitis? Achilles tendinitis is a common condition that causes pain along the back of leg near the heel. The Achilles tendon is the largest tendon in the body. It connects [...]

Elbow Pain

Tennis Elbow Tennis elbow, or lateral epicondylitis, is a painful condition of the elbow caused by overuse. Not surprisingly, playing tennis or other racquet sports can cause this condition. But several other sports and activities [...]

Hand / Wrist Pain

Carpal Tunnel - What is it? Carpal Tunnel is compression on the median nerve. The median nerve is what supplies the hand with feeling and movement. The symptoms include: Numbness or tingling in the thumb [...]

Back Pain

Mid Back Pain What is Sciatica? Sciatica ( Radiating leg pain ) is the term given to back pain that radiates down the leg and sometimes into the foot. This common pain follows the path [...]

Other Pain

Is your body ready for Winter? Don't let back and knee pain keep you down! Winter brings on a lot of activity, and while most of it is enjoyable; some of it causes pain. Back [...]

Knee Pain

Knee Arthritis The question is not "if" but "when" we will be subject to knee arthritis. Our knee is made up of our upper thigh bone, the femur and the lower leg bone, the tibia. [...]

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