Holiday Shopping Can Help Keep You Active And Mobile

Tis’ the season for Holiday Parties and of course Aunt Betty’s famous fruitcake! It’s also the season for everyone to pay a visit to the mall…so, let’s talk about something that might be able to keep you healthy and active (and burn more calories than you might think! – Which might be needed of course),…

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Did you know…Physical Therapy can save you Money! $$

Recently there was research performed to determine the cost and effectiveness of direct access to physical therapy care versus having to been seen by a physician and then referred to physical therapy. (Heidi A. Ojha, Rachel S. Snyder and Todd E. Davenport PHYS THER. 2014; 94:14-30.) “Direct Access Physical Therapy Compared with Referred Physical Therapy”…

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Physical therapy is less risky for Spinal Stenosis

One type of lower back pain, called lumbar spinal stenosis, is sometimes treated with surgery.  Physical therapy works just as well, and comes with fewer unwanted complications.  Stenosis is a narrowing of space, and lumbar spinal stenosis that space is the spinal canal.  This puts pressure on the spinal cord and the nerves extending from…

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The Top 10 Ways to Enjoy Thanksgiving (AND have your body Thank You for it..)

Thanksgiving is around the corner, and everyone’s looking forward to getting together with family and indulging (why not?). Fortunately, I have put together 10 ways for you to ‘have your turkey and eat it too.’ Here they are: 1. Drink plenty of water throughout the week – especially before heavy meals. 2. Walk off that…

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Celebrating Our Veterans

On the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month of 1918, an armistice, or temporary cessation of hostilities, was declared between the Allied nations and Germany in the First World War. Commemorated as Armistice Day the following year, November 11th became a legal holiday in the United States in 1938. Though the…

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Second Harvest Food Drive

Eighteen days remain for our Food Drive to benefit the Second Harvest Food Bank of Orange County. Collection boxes are be located in each office until Friday, November 20. Commonly needed items are: • Peanut or Other Seed Butters • Canned Vegetables (low sodium) • Rice (brown) • Canned Fruit (packed in water or juice)…

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October is National Physical Therapy Month!

October is not just the month of Halloween, it is also National Physical Therapy Month! Did you know that physical therapy can treat back, knee and joint pain? Did you know that conditions like obesity, osteoporosis and arthritis can also be treated by a licensed physical therapist? In fact, the treatment spectrum ranges from sports…

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Help Us Help Others!

The Holiday Season quickly approaching, all of us at Intecore Physical Therapy want to help those less fortunate Every year, Intecore Physical Therapy takes pride and helps give back to our communities and this year we ask for your help.  Intecore will once again be holding a Food Drive for the Second Harvest Food Bank…

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Is Your Weight Loss (Or Lack of) Frustrating You?

You are coming off an exciting weekend; you’re fired up because you have been working hard on your fitness and are seeing some great results. Did you know that our bodies are working constantly, on a 24 hour basis, to repair and grow our cells? Our bodies are so unique in their ability to fix…

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Entry-Point Physical Therapy for Low Back Pain Saves Money!

Researchers have found that Medicaid patients with low back pain (LBP) whose front-line treatment is provided by a physical therapist (PT) tend to generate lower costs over 1 year than patients who went to the emergency department or a physician first. Seventy-Five Medicaid enrollees used a PT as their entry point—analysis showed that patients who…

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