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Pro Active Physical Therapy – Be Active #proactive, #pro #active, #physical #therapy, #therapy, #hand


ProActive Physical Therapy was founded to provide the highest quality, evidence-based Orthopedic Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine. We strive to be known as the The Center of Excellence for Orthopedic Physical Therapy . Clinical expertise and outstanding customer service are the hallmarks of our facility. Each patient will receive individualized quality hands-on care and appropriately designed treatment programs delivered with integrity and professionalism.

ProActive Physical Therapy delivers the highest quality of rehabilitative care provided by licensed Physical Therapists. Our Therapists have completed hundreds of post-graduate education hours and have received several additional certifications beyond formal physical therapy education. These certifications include Active Release Techniques (ART ) and Trigger Point Dry Needling. Other credentials include doctorate level education in Physical Therapy. At ProActive Physical Therapy you will ALWAYS be seen by a Licensed Physical Therapist at each visit. We feel strongly that you are paying for the highest quality of care, and deserve to see a physical therapist at each visit. We strive to stay abreast of the current, evidence/research to guide our treatment plans. By seeing a physical therapist who subscribes to Evidence Based Practice it is likely you will improve at a faster rate allowing you to return to activities of daily living, work, and sports sooner. This allows us to deliver the best possible care to you in a cost effective manner.

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Soothe Ingrown Hair, Razor Burn, and Razor Bumps #ingrown #hair, #razor #burn, #razor #bumps,


Smooth Shaving: Soothe Razor Burn, Ingrown Hair, and Shaving Bumps

Prevent It: Don t keep your razor in the shower. The heat and humidity accelerate rusting and bacterial growth, says David Colbert, M.D. a dermatologist in New York City. Toss the blade after five uses, which is when it starts to get dull.

Though a hair is to blame (an ingrown happens when a sliced-off strand curls back into the skin), it looks like a swollen zit.

Soothe It: Disinfect and de-clog the follicle with glycolic and salicylic acids, found in Bliss Ingrown Eliminating Pads ($38, blissworld.com ). Swipe over the area twice a day; expect results in a week.

Prevent It: Exfoliate weekly with a grainy body scrub like Burt s Bees Cranberry and Pomegranate Sugar Scrub ($13, at drugstores), which helps lift the hair out of the skin. If you have thick, coarse hair–which is most prone to becoming an ingrown hair –use a hair-growth inhibitor with Capislow daily. It has been proven to make hair finer and less dense in about a month. Try No!no! Smooth Skin Care After Treatment Cream ($50, drugstore.com ).

Smaller than ingrown hairs and less expansive than razor burn (four or five bumps versus 20), these are usually a mild allergic reaction to perfumed shaving cream. But the act of hair removal itself could also be the cause: As the blade slices the hair, it cuts the surface of the skin and–voila–inflammation.

Soothe It: Apply a thin layer of hydrocortisone followed by antibacterial ointment to ward off infection.

Prevent It: Swap your shaving cream for a fragrance-free basic body cleanser. Colbert likes Cetaphil Restoraderm Skin Restoring Body Wash ($15, drugstore.com ). On the bikini line, prewash with a drop of HibiClens Antimicrobial Skin Cleanser ($10, the onlinedrugstore.com ). The skin is so sensitive in that zone. This cleanser is used by surgeons, and it really wipes out any bacteria, which can exacerbate the reaction, he says.

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