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3 Sneaky Ways to Incorporate Cardio for the Cardio Haters

August 14th, 2018

One of the most common issues that people mention when they come for physical therapy is that they just don’t have enough time for  cardio workouts due to their busy lives. Sometimes, it’s not only a time issue but also a matter of simply hating cardio in the first place. By working with your physical

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7 Simple Ways To Stay Active

August 14th, 2018

Too many of us have an all-or-nothing attitude when it comes to staying fit. We’re too “slammed” at work for the gym, or our kids’ activities are keeping us in the car — and off the track — for long hours. Yet, there are a few basic elements you can add into your daily life

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Treating Arthritis Pain Without The Meds

August 10th, 2018

Arthritis is a catch-all term used to describe more than 100 different kinds of joint pain and joint disease. While arthritis is commonly believed to be a condition that afflicts the elderly, the reality is that it can strike people in early middle age. In fact, elite male athletes are more likely to develop arthritis

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Why Nutrition is Key to Strong Performance

August 7th, 2018

Whether you’ve made use of our physical therapy services in the past, you’re a current physical therapy patient, or you’re an athlete who may well have need of a physical therapist in the future, you need to understand how nutrition affects physical performance. Your body is depending on you to supply it with the necessary

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6 Injury Prevention Tips for Strength Training

July 20th, 2018

INJURY PREVENTION One of the first rules you’ll encounter any time you start a strength training regimen is, “Don’t get hurt.” Likewise, when you are utilizing physical therapy as part of a recovery program, avoid re-injury. When you speak with a physical therapist at our clinic, we can help ensure that you’re ready to start

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What is Considered a High-Quality Protein?

July 10th, 2018

Protein is an essential nutrient we all need to stay as healthy and physically fit as possible. Whether you’re a weekend warrior or a committed athlete, a combination of healthy protein intake and a detailed physical therapy program can help you perform at your peak physical level. Call our office to see how physical therapy

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How Interval Training Leads to Weight Loss

June 10th, 2018

Have you been working out several times a week, but still not dropping those pounds and inches? It may be time to try interval training, which has been proven to bring results, when traditional exercise routines just can’t. And remember — if either traditional or interval training regimes are still too painful, our physical therapists

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DO YOU HAVE GOOD POSTURE? – CHECK OUT VIDEO

May 31st, 2018

  Is your posture good? In the age of desk jobs and cell phones our bodies have adapted to the positions we find ourselves in most often.  We have a complex, but delicate system that requires balance in order to function optimally.  Posture is important because it allows our body to function as intended.  It helps

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How Good Posture Can Prevent Shoulder Impingement

May 10th, 2018

Typically, shoulder impingement is caused by repetitive motions. Weight lifters, tennis players, painters and construction workers are susceptible to shoulder impingement. At the same time, shoulder impingement can be caused by daily activities like driving, reading, working and cooking. The postures during these activities can affect the amount of subacromion space in the shoulders. The

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Your Comprehensive Guide to Different Types of Stretching — and Their Benefits

April 20th, 2018

If you’ve ever grumbled to yourself that “stretching” is a rather vague fitness directive to get from your doctor or physical therapist, you’re not alone. There’s definitely more than one way to stretch. Done properly, the moves you make can help you recover from an injury, or prevent future problems. But unfortunately, choosing the wrong

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