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6 Facts About Blood Pressure That You Should Know

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May is National Blood Pressure Month! We feel it’s extremely important for you to understand the basics about blood pressure. So we’ve put together a quick run-down of some of the important things you should know. Fact #1: Blood pressure is important. It is the force of blood against the walls of your arteries. Blood […]

Helpful Tips for Your Physical Therapy Job Interview

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Are you preparing for an upcoming physical therapy job interview? Whether you’re a pt student getting ready to graduate and take your boards, or you’re already in the field and ready for a job change –– you can never be too prepared for an interview. Here are some tips for your next job interview to […]

3 Healthy & Delicious Spring Recipes for Veggie Lovers

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Ready to add to flare to your weekly meal routine? These healthy spring recipes are simple, delicious and packed with in-season ingredients! #1: Healthy, Simple Roasted Asparagus Healthy, Simple Roasted Asparagus The best thing about fresh, spring vegetables is that you really don’t have to do much to them to really get the most flavor […]

Take Your Spring Eating Routine from Drab to FAB

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It’s very common to eat a little heavier during the colder months. So things like soup, meat and potatoes, comfort foods like casserole typically have the spotlight because they keep our bellies full and bodies warm. However, now that warmer months are officially here, you’re probably starting (or ready) to make some adjustments to your […]

What is Occupational Therapy? | National OT Month

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April is National Occupational Therapy Month! So we wanted to help everyone understand what this therapy is, and how it’s different from physical therapy. The purpose of occupational therapy is to help people do the things they want and need to do on a daily basis. Whether it’s returning to a normal day at home, […]

Tips to Spring Clean Your Health & Boost Your Wellness

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Springtime is a great time to spring clean your health and reboot your overall wellness! Now that you’ve turned our clocks forward, it’s time to turn your focus onto your wellness and living a healthy lifestyle. No matter what is it that you want to focus on and improve, whether it’s exercising, clean eating, or […]

Meet the New Girl on Board: Kristine Ostertag, PTA

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Hello, all! My name is Kristine Ostertag, I am the new physical therapist assistant at the Maplewood location. I have officially made the trek across the river to Minnesota! I am from the small town of Spring Valley, Wisconsin and enjoy the outdoors anything from hunting, fishing, to even just taking walks with my German […]

How to Maximize Your Physical Therapy Sessions

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So you’re scheduled for physical therapy, but now what? If you’re the type of person who likes to get prepared and know what to expect, we have some tips for you. Because there are things that you can do that will help you get the most out of your physical therapy sessions. Here are the […]

7 Tips for a Healthy Lifestyle at College

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Ah, college. Arguably four of the best years of your life… but for some, it can be a time of struggle. It can be difficult finding a balance between a healthy lifestyle at college, and one where you never say no to a party or late night snack. Struggling with healthy decisions doesn’t have to […]

Advice on Preventing an ACL Tear

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Okay, we have to get something off our chest first before we begin. Preventing ACL tears (or any injury) completely is close to impossible. But, now that we’ve addressed the elephant in the room, we want to talk about some ways to help prevent an ACL tear. Your ACL is the Anterior Cruciate Ligament in […]

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