Performance Physical Therapy Blog – Patients with symptomatic knee osteoarthritis do not benefit from steroid injections, concludes a new study published in JAMA. Study co-author Timothy E. McAlindon, of Tufts Medical Center in Boston, MA, and colleagues found that steroid injections administered every 3 months were no better than a placebo for alleviating knee pain in patients with knee … Continue reading Knee osteoarthritis: Steroid injections offer no benefit, study suggests – Alex Pierce, 25, took up distance running with great enthusiasm a couple of years ago. Then she developed knee pain so severe that she could not climb stairs. So Pierce, a doctoral student in food science, went to see physical therapist Matt Briggs at The Ohio State Wexner Medical Center in Columbus. He … Continue reading This treatment is the reason she ran her fourth marathon

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LA – A manic and completely overjoyed Ben Platt gave his thanks with the speed of an auctioneer after winning lead actor in a musical for “Dear Evan Hansen.” “When I was 6 years old, I was a prince in ‘Cinderella,’ and I have spent every day of my life since then just madly in … Continue reading Tony Winner Thanks His Physical Therapist

Performance Physical Therapy would like to congratulate Sydney Vilardi for receiving the Performance Physical Therapy Scholarship Award.  Sydney was captain of both the girl’s soccer team and girl’s lacrosse team at East Providence High School.  Sydney helped to lead the girl’s soccer team to their first team state title during the fall season.  She will be attending Assumption … Continue reading East Providence Student-Athlete receives Performance Physical Therapy Scholarship Award – While Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr made an appearance at the morning shoot-around in Portland on Monday, he made it clear that pain, nausea, and other issues were keeping him from coaching in Game 4 and possibly longer. The 51-year-old has been suffering from the effects and complications of a cerebral-spinal fluid … Continue reading Doctor Agrees With Steve Kerr’s Advice to Avoid Back Surgery

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