South County Physical Therapy, Inc. (SCPT) has been serving patients in Central Massachusetts and beyond for over thirty years. During this time, we have concluded that there are two traits vital to achieving successful results for our patients: motivation and positivity. Merriam-Webster defines these characteristics, respectively, as the condition of being eager to act or work and thinking that a good result will happen. SCPT defines these qualities as the most useful and effective beliefs in achieving your goals.
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It’s almost summertime, and we’re grateful for longer days and warmer weather. Our favorite parks that sat idle throughout winter are filled with joggers and dog walkers. Children and adolescents are excited to reengage in sports, testing their soccer, lacrosse, softball and baseball skills on rejuvenated fields, and the temperature is perfect for being outdoors. This May, SCPT encourages everyone to incorporate physical activity into their daily routine and to get active during National Physical Fitness and Sports Month.
Watching a child in pain is insufferable, but that’s what parents of children who have fibromyalgia experience on a regular basis. Adolescents with juvenile primary fibromyalgia syndrome (JPFS) are accustomed to chronic pain and tenderness in their joints, muscles, and soft tissue. The syndrome goes hand in hand with other ailments such as poor sleep, irritability, and headaches. Difficulty concentrating, gastrointestinal problems, anxiety, and depression are also common. Though there is no cure for fibromyalgia, a combination of approaches can help offer relief.