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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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Core Strength Reduces Low Back Pain and Prevents Injuries in Sport

Core strength is the number one therapy to reduce low back pain and prevent injuries in sport. Low back pain is a prevalent disorder in modern society, with 80% of the population suffering from this condition at least once in their lifetime. This condition is increasingly seen in patients due to the economic development of […]

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The Most Important Part of a Workout

Warm up exercises are crucial to any sport or fitness program and should precede every exercise session. This component of the work out is the most important part and, if done correctly, will reduce risk of injury and improve overall movement quality. A proactive approach should be used in the warm up to improve strength, […]

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Are you Drinking Enough Water?

Drinking water is crucial to staying healthy and maintaining the function of every system in your body, including your heart, brain, digestion and muscles. Water acts a lubricant, shock absorber, building material and solvent. Water is essential for body temperature regulation through sweat, nutrient transport, waste product removal, and maintaining fluid balance. In the summer […]

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Mobile Devices Aging the Spine, Causing Headaches

Your Smart Phone Could Be Rapidly Aging Your Spine Chances are that you probably haven’t given much thought to how your neck and back are faring in the era of the smart phone, but studies show that you most certainly should. It’s practically a reflex these days to pull out our smart phones when we’re […]

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The Season of Giving

This time of year we look for ways to give back. Some do that locally and some try a more global approach. When I look at charities to donate time or money to, I  look for a few factors How much of my donation goes directly toward what I am supporting How much goes to […]

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Physical Therapy’s Scope of Practice Extends Beyond Aches and Pains

Physical therapy is an obvious choice when you’ve sprained an ankle or developed tennis elbow, but what about when you need to boost your mood? Though highly skilled in methods that improve mobility and reduce pain following an injury, physical therapists can also play a key role in improving a patient’s mental health. Exercise, a […]

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Vertigo is Not Always Just Crystal Related

What's wrong with self treating? This video gives some great information in regards to Crystal related BBPV only. This means that if crystals have been Knocked loose and travel into the Canal from the Utricle, It can help Immensely. When we as healthcare providers start isolated a disease process to one option only, We can […]

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