Welcome to Primacare
Primacare Physical Therapy and Wellness is a 100% therapist owned practice. We treat a variety of musculo-skeletal and Non-surgical Orthopedic conditions as in low back pain, neck and shoulder problems, joint replacements, arthritis, knee and ankle injuries, tendinitis, sprains and strains. We have 5 locations serving Gwinnett County for all your Physical Therapy needs- Suwanee, Buford, Duluth, Lawrenceville and Gainesville, GA
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Whats New at PrimaCare Rehab
Primacare Physical Therapy announces its entry in Hall County with its new clinic in Gainesville, GA We will start seeing patient on October 1, 2014. More details to follow.
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Medicare Open Enrollment begins today
Seniors have more high quality choices for Medicare health and drug plans
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced the start of the Medicare Open Enrollment, which begins today, October 15th and ends December 7th. CMS encourages people with Medicare to review their current health and prescription drug coverage options for 2015.
Primacare Physical Therapy now accepts all Humana products including Humana PPO, POS, HMO, Gold Choice HMO and Humana X in all its locations.
Primacare Physical Therapy announces the opening its new clinic in Hall County, GA. We will start seeing patients on October 1st. More details to follow.
Fitness May Help Ward Off Depression in Girls. Being in good physical condition likely to help boys avoid the blues too, expert says
By Tara Haelle
THURSDAY, Aug. 7, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The more fit middle-school girls are, the less likely they may be to develop symptoms of depression, according to a recent study.
Although the effect of fitness on depression was small, improvements in fitness may be part of an overall strategy for reducing the risk of depression in middle-schoolers, according to Camilo Ruggero, lead researcher and an assistant professor of psychology at the University of North Texas. Other strategies might include school-based or family therapy, which can both treat and help prevent depression in at-risk kids.
Why get surgery if you don’t need it? Those who experience nontraumatic rotator cuff tears, for example, would do just as well with "conservative treatment" such as physical therapy.
That's according to a study published in Bone and Joint Journal ("Treatment of nontraumatic rotator cuff tears: A randomised controlled trial with one-year clinical results" – January 2014), which found that patients who received physical therapy alone for rotator cuff tears showed similar rates of physical improvement and patient satisfaction to those who received arthroscopic surgery or open surgical repair, combined with physical therapy.