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A physical therapist can help you achieve and maintain mobility and quality of life without surgery or prescription meds, in many cases.

Changing the way people view obesity.

In pain? You shouldn’t wait to see a physical therapist.

Success Story: Infantile Scoliosis and Pediatric Physical Therapy

Can’t find time to workout? Studies show that running as little as 5 minutes a day has lasting health benefits

Is sitting for prolonged periods causing you aches and pains? PTs are performing ergonomic evaluations, helping workers ease aches and pains and possibly even increasing work productivity.

Study finds that painkiller popularly prescribed for low back pain might not bring extra relief

Summer is associated with children at play, but a recent study suggests it’s also a time when kids are gaining weight at an increased rate compared with during the school year.

The benefits of walking are widely known and continually proven. A recent study found that walking 6,000 steps a day—the equivalent of 1 hour— may help improve knee arthritis and prevent disability.

What does Demi Moore’s G.I. Jane stunt double do after injuries catch up with her? Sees a physical therapist.

It's not too late to be one of our Summer Fit Family Challenge winners! We have three prizes left and we know you and your family have been staying fit all summer! Take a photo of you and your family staying active this summer and share it on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram with the hashtag #FitFam14 and you could be our next winner!

For total joint replacement, “the stronger you are going into surgery, the stronger you’re likely to be coming out.”

While moderate weight gain is a common concern for women during and after pregnancy, there are many other factors to consider in the 4 to 6 weeks after childbirth. You may want to get back into pre-pregnancy shape immediately, but it is important to make a slow return to full activity. Here are some tips on what you can do in the first 6 weeks after delivery to begin getting your body back into pre-pregnancy shape.

"Train smart. It's easier to prevent injuries than to fix them." Robert Gillanders, PT, DPT, OCS, discusses injury prevention for triathletes.

10 tips that will help you and your family stay active and incorporate physical activities into your daily lives. Take a photo of you and your family staying active this summer and share it on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram with the hashtag #FitFam14 and you could win a prize!

As many Americans look to maintain healthy and active lifestyles up to and through their retirement years, their knees are struggling to keep up. Wear and tear can lead to osteoarthritis, which can lead to debilitating pain. And increasingly, people are turning to knee replacement surgery to help solve this problem. In this podcast we discuss what patients face when they elect to get a total knee replacement.

Pool (aquatic) exercise provides many benefits, including an ideal environment to exercise throughout the year. Check out our aquatic exercise guide to get tips for how to prepare for a pool workout as well as a list of our top 10 pool exercise moves.

Exercise as simple as walking may help improve symptoms and wellness in Parkinson’s patients

5 tips for runners that will help you keep your feet healthy and happy

Study suggests exercise may slow progression of Alzheimer’s disease

Brendan Marrocco, the first service member to receive a double arm transplant, is making great progress.