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Here at Lafayette Physical Therapy, we are dedicated to providing rehabilitation and wellness services to patients throughout the Lafayette area. Our knowledgeable team of physical therapists, massage therapists, and wellness experts are here to help you along your healing journey. See some of our latest tips for recovery and wellness below, and contact us today to schedule an appointment!

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Pilates An Overview

What is Pilates? Pilates is an exercise system developed by Joseph Pilates to strengthen muscles, increase flexibility and improve overall health. Exercises are performed on a mat and on specially designed equipment. The Pilates system includes exercises for every part of the body and applications for every kind of activity. Created in the early part […]

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Who Is Your Physical Therapist

As the New Year is upon us, a common reflection is on the state of one’s health and well-being. We are usually good at taking care of others including children, our spouse and maybe even our parents, but we do not look at ourselves. Most people regularly attend their annual physical with their internist to […]

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Yoga May Be the Answer

Originally Posted on June 15, 2018 The earliest Yogic texts and mantras are thought to date back anywhere from 2,500-5,000 years ago. With the translation of “to yolk,” meaning “to link” or “to connect.” Yoga offers guidance for how individuals can interact with themselves, others, and their environment. It wasn’t until around the 14th century […]

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The Benefits of Massage Therapy

Originally posted on June 15, 2018 Therapeutic Massage involves holding, causing movement of the soft tissue, and/or applying pressure to the body. The American Massage Therapy Association (AMTA) defines it as the application of manual techniques with the intention of positively affecting the health and well being of the client. Those qualified to practice Massage […]

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Alice’s Return to Tae Kwon Do

Originally Posted on May 4, 2018 “About 7 years ago I started experiencing knee pain, but instead of treating it, I changed my workouts. Throughout the years my knees would get irritated on and off. Finally, I irritated my knee so much that I could not get rid of the pain on my own. I […]

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