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Is Your Smartphone Causing Your Neck Pain?

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In this high tech world we are living in, we are dependent on our phones, tablets, and laptops. We don’t leave home without them.  It is a great convenience and allows us to access information in seconds, however it also puts your body in prolonged positions that stress your muscles, ligaments, and other soft tissue structures. It can also cause […]

Tech Neck: It’s The New Buzz Word!

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Tech Neck:  It’s The New Buzz Word! It’s 2014 and everybody from age 5 to 85 is constantly looking down at their “device” – phones, iPods, iPads, tablets, etc.  Physical therapists are seeing a rise in patients with neck and shoulder problems ranging from a stiff neck to a disc herniation. This is due to the […]

My Cleats Hurt My Feet!

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My Cleats Hurt My Feet! It’s the start of spring soccer practice and I watch my 10 year old daughter limp off the field. It’s become a familiar scene in the last couple years as I have seen several young athletes become sidelined with heel and ankle pain due to running in cleats.  An athlete […]