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Jordan Physical Therapy Center's Newsletter
 September 2014
In This Issue
Featured Article
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* What is a Physical Therapist?
* Other Healthcare Professions

* Massage Therapy Services Available at JPTC
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    Our mission here at JPTC is to provide every service we can to help you maintain and improve your total body health. For this reason, we are distributors of Standard Process products, which are of the highest quality. 

    Cataplex F supports the thyroid and the body's natural response to inflammation

    - Assists with muscle spasms and cramps
    - Flaxseed is a natural source of omega-3 fatty acid precursors
    - Supports the formation of eicosanoids
    - Promotes healthy skin and hair
    - Contains iodine for thyroid support
    - Supports the metabolism of fats

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    Jordan Physical Therapy provides Nutritional Assessments, Nutritional Response Testing, and Nutritional Education as an additional service for patients
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    The healing process is dependent on a well functioning digestive system. Cleansing is an important component of keeping the digestive system effectively functioning. We recommend the 21 day Standard Process Cleanse

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    Stretch Strap

    Studies show that proper stretching helps:

    - Improve muscle balance around a joint, thus improving posture

    - Reduce the chance of injury when playing a sport or in every day activities

    - Increase blood and nutrient flow to muscles and cartilage while also reducing muscle soreness after fitness training.


    Stretching Strap Benefits:

    - Stretch muscles that are otherwise difficult to target

    - Improve your flexibility and circulation while preventing injuries

    - Take it with you in your gym bag or purse to stay limber anywhere you go


    ***Stretch Straps available for purchase at Jordan PT Center***

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    What is a Physical Therapist?

    A Physical Therapist (PT) is an expert in human movement who diagnoses movement impairments. PTs treat individuals who are limited in their ability to move and perform functional activities and restore the individual's overall fitness, health, and wellness.

    Educational Requirements
    • Post-graduate physical therapy education
    • Advanced residency specialty training
    • Graduate from an accredited program
    • Master's or doctoral degree required for graduation after 2000
    • Pass national and state license exams and continuing education required in California
    * Source: Move California Handout


    Other Healthcare Professions

    There are many other well-respected healthcare professions. We are often asked the difference between physical therapy and these other professions.  Below are a description of some of the most common professions:

    Personal Trainer - designs exercise routines, teaches exercises and helps clients assess their level of physical fitness and set and reach fitness goals

    Educational Requirements
    • Education and training required depends on the specific type of fitness work
    • No national certification
    Chiropractor (DC) - diagnoses and treats patients with problems of the musculoskeletal system and performs spinal manipulation or adjustments

    Educational Requirements
    • 2-4 years of undergraduate education
    • Completion of a 4 year chiropractic college program
    • Complete a 4 year program at an accredited college
    • Pass national and state exams
    • Continuing education required in California
    Massage Therapist (CMT) - provides massage therapy which is a means of addressing painful ailments, relieving tired and overworked muscles, reducing stress and promoting general health through manipulation of the soft tissues of the body

    Educational Requirements
    • Training standards and requirements vary greatly by state concentrating on certain modalities of massage
    • Training standards and requirements vary greatly by state and locality

    * Source: Move California Handout -


    Massage Therapy Services Available at JPTC
    Jordan Physical Therapy Center is dedicated to providing the best care. After much request, massage therapy services are now available. Our highly skilled massage therapists will provide a specialized massage based on each individual's needs. 

    Massage Therapists:
    Mariusz Remi, LMT
    Gloria Valdez, MTC

    ***Call Maria at (760)568-2894 to schedule or for more information on our services


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