Evidence

Physical Therapy for Low Back Pain

  1. Seeking Physical Therapy first instead of  advanced imaging (MRI) will save you money.
  2. Surgery vs. Physical Therapy for back pain caused by spinal stenosis yield similar results, while Physical Therapy costs less.
  3. Therapeutic Exercise reduces low back pain, pelvic pain, and sick leave time
  4. Acetaminophen (Tylenol) is ineffective for treatment of Low Back Pain
  5. Early Physical Therapy for Low Back Pain results in decreased need for health care utilization and significant decreases in Low Back Pain related costs.
  6. Treating Low Back Pain by increasing activity level
  7. Stabilization exercise to treat Low Back Pain

Exercise for High Blood Pressure

  1. Low level Aerobic Exercise can reduce Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension
  2. Aerobic and dynamic resitance exercise reduces hypertension
  3. Diet and exercise reduces high blood pressure

Exercise for Arthritis

  1. Exercise can reduce knee pain and improve physical function in people with osteoarthritis

Exercise for improving memory & reducing cognitive decline

  1.  Physical Exercise-Induced Adult Neurogenesis: A Good Strategy to Prevent Cognitive Decline in Neurodegenerative Diseases