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

October 10th, 2018

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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5 Reasons Why You Need to Start Stretching Today

September 20th, 2018

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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Focus on the Form: How to do a Correct Squat

September 10th, 2018

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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7 Simple Ways To Stay Active

August 20th, 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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6 Injury Prevention Tips for Strength Training

July 20th, 2018

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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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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Start Your Day Right With These 3 Simple Steps

June 20th, 2018

Many of us would rather dive back under the blankets than begin the morning with pre-ordained tasks. Yet adding a few new habits to your morning routine is painless, and will get your day off to a great start. Of course, if you need more help with truly painless mornings, give us a call —

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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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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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