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10 Dec, 2018

Get Back in the Game Quickly with Physical Therapy

According to the CDC, more than 2 million injuries occur in high school athletics annually, and more than 3.5 million kids under age 14 receive medical treatment for sports-related injuries. These statistics don’t account for the number of adults who become injured in sports, too — whether in training or competition. Physical therapy has an

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20 Nov, 2018

Could Your Back Pain be Caused by a Herniated Disc?

Back pain can sneak up on you. You can be sitting on the sofa in front of the TV, get up for a snack, and all of a sudden feel a sharp pain radiating through your back when you stand up. Is it just regular-old back pain, or did something really go wrong? You just

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20 Oct, 2018

The Importance of Proper Recovery

The recovery period that you allow yourself between workouts is when the real improvement in your body’s systems takes place. If you don’t take a recovery period, your muscles won’t be able to repair, rebuild and strengthen at maximum efficiency. If you have any questions about how to properly incorporate recovery into your schedule, you

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10 Oct, 2018

Protect Your Joints! 3 Things to Keep in Mind When Exercising

The US Department of Health and Human Services recommends at least 150 minutes of moderate aerobic exercise every week. That time drops to 75 minutes if the activity is vigorously aerobic. Add in strength training twice a week, and you’re looking at a long, healthy, energized life. But what about your joints? How do you

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20 Sep, 2018

5 Reasons Why You Need to Start Stretching Today

The body is a complicated network of joints, muscles and organs that work together seamlessly so that you can go about your business, moving freely and accomplishing whatever you put your mind to. Taking a few minutes every day to tend to your body can help you keep it healthy and happy so you can

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10 Sep, 2018

Focus on the Form: How to do a Correct Squat

Squats are seen as an essential exercise move by personal trainers, our psychical therapist and gym fanatics all over the U.S. Regardless of your age, gender or fitness level, squats should definitely be part of your regular workout and physical therapy routine. While many people think that squats are all about working the leg muscles,

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20 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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20 Jul, 2018

6 Injury Prevention Tips for Strength Training

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, you’ll want to avoid reinjury. When you speak with a physical therapist at our clinic, we can help ensure that you’re ready to

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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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