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7 Simple Ways To Stay Active

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14 Aug, 2018

7 Simple Ways To Stay Active

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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10 Aug, 2018

Treating Arthritis Pain Without The Meds

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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20 Jul, 2018

6 Injury Prevention Tips for Strength Training

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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10 Jul, 2018

What is Considered a High-Quality Protein?

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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10 Jun, 2018

How Interval Training Leads to Weight Loss

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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31 May, 2018

DO YOU HAVE GOOD POSTURE? – CHECK OUT VIDEO

  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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10 May, 2018

How Good Posture Can Prevent Shoulder Impingement

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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20 Apr, 2018

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

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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10 Apr, 2018

Blood Flow Restriction Training 101  

It’s likely that you may have noticed weightlifters with bands or cuffs around their biceps while working out. That’s due to the new application of blood flow restriction training or BFR. And BFR isn’t taking hold just among those who pump iron. BFR is being used with other types of resistance training and exercise modalities

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20 Mar, 2018

How Anti-Gravity Treadmills Benefit Runners

Why are anti-gravity treadmills so revolutionary? Well, the specialized equipment works on the body in such as way as to help a range of people, from patients recovering from surgery, to athletes training for a marathon. The secret to the anti-gravity treadmill’s dramatic success lies in the way in which the device creates the same

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