From Our Team at Roper Physical Therapy


We just added a Pinterest page! Pinterest is known as a place to find recipes, clothing, house decorating ideas, and getting lost for several hours while at your computer. (No? Just me?) But, Pinterest is also a great way to organize all of our Roper Physical Therapy information, videos, and […]

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While the holiday season brings twinkling lights, events with family and friends, carols, and decorations into our lives, it often brings new stresses as well. In order to manage this stress, during the season and other times throughout the year, Roper Physical Therapy suggests you try meditation. Meditation has been […]

Learning About the Benefits of Meditation In the Post-Holiday Season


What is inflammation in the body and what causes it? Naturally, inflammation is part of the body’s healing process. It occurs when one suffers from an injury, infection, or due to certain foods like sugar. All of this is normal. However, when a person eats too many inflammatory foods, they […]

Looking at How Sugar Affects Your Health



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About 400,000 middle-aged and older Americans a year have meniscus surgery. One problem: There’s no evidence that it’s worth it. Source: Why ‘Useless’ Surgery Is Still Popular , NY Times, August 3, 2016 Before a drug can be marketed, it has to go through rigorous testing to show it is […]

Why ‘Useless’ Surgery Is Still Popular


Source: An Emotion We All Need More of ByElizabeth Bernstein  Updated March 21, 2016 4:45 p.m. ET Hope springs eternal in the human breast. Or does it? Research shows it’s a crucial element of our physical and mental well-being. People who have a higher level of hope have healthier habits: […]

An Emotion We All Need More of