Category Archives: Diabetes Treatment

Diabetes: A Wake-Up Call! We Can Do Better! Part III

Diabetes: A Wake-Up Call! We Can Do Better! Part III By Dr. John Mishock, PT, DPT, DC  View Part I and Part II of this series. Approximately 35 million adults in the US have Type 2 Diabetes, 12.6 million of whom are undiagnosed. In addition, nearly 166 million adults are also categorized as having prediabetes. [...]

Diabetes: A Wake-Up Call! We Can Do Better! Part II

By Dr. John Mishock, PT, DPT, DC Irrefutable evidence supports the importance of physical activity, exercise, and cardiorespiratory fitness in preventing and treating chronic diseases, such as cardiovascular disease, obesity, type 2 diabetes Mellitus, cognitive decline, and many cancers while enhancing the immune system, health span (years healthy free of disease), longevity, and resilience. Eighty […]

Diabetes: A Wake-Up Call! We Can Do Better – Part 1

By Dr. John Mishock, PT, DPT, DC Approximately 30.3 million Americans, or 9.4% of the population, have Diabetes. Globally, diabetes prevalence has climbed from 108 million in 1980 to 425 million in 2017, with 640 million expected by 2040. (Uusitupa et al. Nutrients, 2019) From 1990-2019, the incidence of type 2 diabetes among people from […]


By Ann R. Miller PT, DPT, ATC, CKTP Clinical Director, Pottstown Contrary to what most people believe, physical therapy is not just for rehabilitation. Physical therapists are the experts at evaluating the human movement system and helping to maintain good health. As we go through life our bodies change and sometimes we develop aches, pains, […]

Seeing a Physical Therapist First through Direct Access Improves Outcomes and Saves Money

By Dr. John R. Mishock, PT, DPT, DC Studies show that seeing a physical therapist first through direct access can: improve musculoskeletal pain faster; reduce or remove the need for some types of musculoskeletal surgery; reduce opioid use; improve patient satisfaction; reduce expensive medical testing; and help patients get needed treatment faster. (Physical Therapy, 2017) […]

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