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Toxic Load: What is it and How Do I Fix it?

Toxic Load refers to the Accumulation of toxins in the body from ingesting them in the air we breath, food we eat, water or other things we drink and exposure to chemicals from lotions to cleaners. Toxic load is further affected by Genetics. If we have failed or broken Toxic removal pathways, Our ability to […]

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Lemon Water: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

What are the benefits and Negatives of Drinking Lemon Water daily?     Research suggests that the average female needs 91 oz of water while the average male needs 125oz of water daily,  But it’s so bland. So how do you get it in? What about flavored water or water with something added to it?  […]

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What Role do Genetics Play in Pharmacology?

Ever Had a bad experience with a Prescription? Ever thought it was an allergic reaction to a medication? In 2017 I had a significant abdominal surgery that required me to take pain medication, anti-inflammatories, and Antibiotics. The Surgery was supposed to help with a significant abdominal umbilical hernia. It occurred on a Wednesday, and by […]

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The Rise of Alternative Medicine

Restorative Health: Being More Connected To Our Body and Mind “While there is evidence to support that the natural environment leads to improvements in health markers, More evidence is needed to show what disease may benefit and why.” Bowler et.al. (2010)1 As a Person living in the 21st century, I am often confused by the […]

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New Year, New Health Insurance Benefits!

With the New Year, most insurance plans start over. This means that there could be changes associated with your health benefits, so the New Year is the perfect time to review your insurance coverage. At Agility Physical Therapy, we want to make sure patients have a full understanding of the costs associated with their visits. […]

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Exercise is a Miracle Drug.

“Exercise is a miracle drug. I’m such a believer that it’s the key to health, wellness and longevity that I prescribe it to every patient I see. It’s the most powerful, readily available drug in the world, and it’s free.” Sports Medicine Physician Jordan Metzl expresses his support for physical activity as an intervention to […]

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What You May Not Know About Cigarette Smoking and Your Health

Cigarette smoking negatively affects every organ of the body and is widely recognized as one the major causes of preventable disease. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), smoking causes more deaths each year than the following causes combined: HIV, illegal drug use, alcohol use, motor vehicle injuries, and firearm-related incidents. Most people know […]

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18 Ways Physical Therapy Can Make a Difference

If you are reading this post, chances are that you have heard of physical therapy (PT). Perhaps you have attended PT as a patient or know a friend who has had PT in the past. But if asked, you might not be able to define physical therapy or describe all the ways it can benefit […]

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8 Tips to Get a Better Night of Sleep

If you are not sure how to get a good night of rest, look no further. To optimize sleep and wake up feeling refreshed, start by tackling some of the following tips. 1. Exercise! Experimental evidence has suggested that exercise may be associated with better sleep quality. One study that evaluated exercise in patients with […]

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You should be getting at least 7 hours of sleep. Here’s why.

We all know sleep is important, but it is often under-appreciated. Sleep is a low hanging fruit to make progress in almost any goal, no matter what it may be. By tending to our sleep-related needs, we can maximize our productivity throughout the day, enhance immune system function, balance hormones, improve recovery, and overall cultivate […]

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