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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Anthem Reveals OrthoNet Plan to Patients: Let’s Read Between the Lines?

Here is what Anthem said and did not say in their recent letter to patients, dated September 1, 2015, regarding OrthoNet: Dear Member: “Lots of us need physical therapy and occupational therapy at some point.” And it’s gotten really expensive for Anthem– about 1-2% of total medical costs. “And it can be a confusing part…

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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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What is Labor Day?

Labor Day is a public holiday celebrated on the first Monday in September. The day is designed to honor the labor movement of the United States and the contributions that workers have made to the strength, prosperity, and well-being of our country. Did you know, Canada also celebrates Labor Day the first Monday in September?…

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Anthem Blue Cross is at it Again….

I hate to say it but I have some scary news from Anthem Blue Cross. Starting November 1, they will be utilizing a company called OrthoNet to authorize ALL physical therapy services. This means even though you have a prescription from a physician, Anthem can (and will) deny your care. We are able to evaluate…

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