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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 […]

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 […]

4 Tips to Avoid Lower Leg & Ankle Swelling on Airplanes

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If you recently had surgery on your hip, knee, foot or ankle and have an upcoming Spring Break trip planned, you’re probably worried about managing your leg and ankle swelling. As you know even long car rides can make this an issue, let alone walking through airports and sitting through a flight on an airplane. […]

3 Simple Ways to Minimize Sports Injury

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Want to reduce your risk of injury as an athlete? Here’s some quick advice on how to help minimize your chances of getting a sports injury! 1. To be sublime, take your time If you have a week or two break between seasons use it to rest, your body needs it. Now don’t be a […]

What to do When You Get a Sprained Ankle

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There are many ways you can get a sprained ankle. Even the slightest unexpected twist can injure your ankle ligaments. Ankle sprains differ than ankle strains because sprains involve the ligaments, but strains involve the muscles. Roughly 80% of all ankle injuries are inversion injuries. They happen when your foot rolls in and causes the […]

7 Tips for Improving Your Heart Health | National Heart Health Month

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February is National Heart Health Month! So to celebrate, we’ve put together some tips to help you live a heart-healthy lifestyle. Here’s what you can do: 1. Get moving! Being overweight will immediate increase your risk for who are overweight or obese should focus on losing weight by reducing calorie intake and exercising more. 2. […]

4 Tips for Incorporating New Healthy Habits

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Are you ready to kick your bad habits and replace them with healthy habits instead? As physical therapists, we work with people every day to improve their well-being after surgery, diagnosis or injury, but we also aim to help people improve their lives overall. Now, there are many types of “bad habits” out there, and […]

4 Post-Surgery Recovery Tips

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No matter what kind of surgery you have, there are things you can do to help make your recovery process go as well as possible. You can increase your chance for re-injury, infections or longer healing when you don’t take care of yourself. In order to help you have a smooth and speedy recovery, we […]

Injury Preventing Sitting Positions for Video Gamers

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Does your ultimate form of relaxation (or fun) come in the form of video games? Believe it or not, playing video games is actually linked to some health issues, especially if you are playing for long periods of time. One of the most common conditions linked to playing video games is back pain. If you […]

Tips to Prevent Risky Cheerleading Injuries

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The sport of cheerleading has evolved through the years and has become not only competitive, but also pretty dangerous. Today’s cheerleading combines the enthusiasm of cheers with the athletic prowess of gymnastics –– without any mats. Studies show that the development of the sport has had a direct impact on the amount of cheerleading injuries. […]

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