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Winning the Battle Against Arthritis

Winning the Battle Against Arthritis By Megan Hemmingsen, PT, DPT, Cert. MDT, LSVT-Big Osteoarthritis is a slow, progressive breakdown of joint structures that can significantly impact mobility, function, and independence. Rheumatoid Arthritis is an autoimmune disease that causes inflammatory joint symptoms. Physical therapy for both OA and RA are to regain/maintain range of motion, reduce pain, […]

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Update on STAR’s Show Hope Outreach in China

The following blog update comes to us from physical therapist Jessica Minard at Maria’s Big House of Hope in China… March-April PT Update and Overview In April I was able to revisit and re-evaluate children at our Zhengzhou care center in addition to the ongoing work at Maria’s. Ayis at both units were given updated […]

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Star Physical Therapy ready to shine – Shelbyville, TN

Physical therapy in Shelbyville, TN Wednesday, March 1, 2017 By CHRISTINA WARINNER ~ For the T-G Patient care coordinator Clover Honey works on STAR’s computerized medical records system. T-G Photo by Christina Warinner   Established in 1997, STAR Physical Therapy with an office in Shelbyville, TN, had one mission and that was to serve. That servant mindset […]

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STAR Physical Therapy opening in Ooltewah, TN

Physical therapy in Ooltewah, TN May 29th, 2015 | by Mitra Malek | in Business Around the Region | Read Time: 1 min. A STAR Physical Therapy clinic in McKenzie, Tenn. Photo by STAR Physical Therapy   One of the largest providers of physical therapy in the state is opening a location in Ooltewah, TN on Monday. “We […]

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Physical Therapy Can Help With Cervicogenic Headaches

Cervicogenic Headaches and How Physical Therapy Can Help By Amy Morris, PT, DPT, COMT, STAR Physical Therapy Have you ever had a headache that didn’t get better with use of medication? Have you wondered why you sometimes wake in the morning with a headache or feel a headache coming on after working in front of a […]

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STAR Athletic Trainers Earn Trainer of the Year Awards

STAR Physical Therapy, a company founded on sports medicine and community outreach, is extremely proud to announce that two of our Athletic Trainers received Trainer of the Year awards from the Southeast Athletic Trainers’ Association (SEATA) this past weekend in Atlanta, GA. Gary Beatty, head Athletic Trainer at Battle Ground Academy in Franklin, TN, was […]

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STAR Proud to Announce Six Physical Therapists Achieve McKenzie Method Certification

We are proud to announce 6 STAR clinicians have recently passed the difficult McKenzie Method® certification exam and have joined numerous other STAR Physical Therapists as Cert. MDT (Certified in The McKenzie Method® of Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy®). Please join us in congratulating these clinicians for completing the McKenzie Method® of Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy® tract and furthering their […]

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Physical Therapy vs. Opioid Pain Killers

Physical Therapy or Opioids for Pain? You Choose. By Darin Payne, PT, DPT, FAAOMPT, Cert. DN, Cert. SMT, Dip. Osteopractic STAR Physical Therapy, McMinnville, TN It’s no secret that there is a problem in the state of Tennessee with opioid drug abuse. Though the problem will vary from county to county, Tennessee hospital charges for […]

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STAR Partners With Show Hope to Serve Orphans In China

As part of our world outreach, STAR Physical Therapy partners with Show Hope to help fund crucial physical therapy services for orphans in China.  We recently received this update from Jessica Minard, a Physical Therapist that works at Maria’s Big House of Hope.  It shows the progress that is being made, but also reminds us that the […]

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Haiti Mission Reflection from Terri Ellison

To think back on my time in Haiti there are so many moments that will stay with me in my heart forever. I was immediately blessed and amazed by the LiveBeyond organization and their passion for serving the people of Haiti. That type of passion is contagious and their mission of reaching people for the Lord […]

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