Paula McCann, PT

Paula McCann, PT is a seasoned outpatient orthopedic physical therapist.  She is a graduate of the Mayo Foundation School of Physical Therapy in Rochester, Minnesota and of Ohio University.  She had practiced for 20 years in the Denver/Boulder Colorado area where she enjoyed the great outdoors. Family ties took her back to Ohio and Florida…

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Shoulder Pain

Shoulder pain is a common diagnosis treated at our facility. Muscular and skeletal causes are normally to blame. Examples of musculoskeletal causes include rotator cuff inflammation and tears, bursitis, rubbing of bone on a tendon, and lack of coordination of shoulder muscles. On occasion, nerves in the neck area may actually be the cause of…

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Aqua Therapy Pool, Center For Physical Excellence - Prescott Office

Pool Exercise Helps New Knees

Starting aquatic therapy early led to better physical function in patients having total knee replacement, although early water-based exercise did not appear to be beneficial in patients undergoing hip arthroplasty, a German randomized study suggested. Early institution of the pool-based therapy after knee replacement was associated with improved physical function, with effect sizes ranging from…

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Keith Bluel, PT, DPT, Center for Physical Excellence, Prescott, Az

Keith Bluel, PT, DPT

Keith Bluel, PT, DPT is a native of Fairbanks, Alaska where he graduated from the University of Alaska Fairbanks with a degree in English while working in his first career as a lifeguard/swim instructor and swim coach for a competetive swim team.  in 2006 he decided to become a physical therapist, culminating in earning his…

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