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3 Must Know Stretches to Help Back Pain in Pregnancy

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3 Must Know Stretches to Help Back Pain in Pregnancy Low back or SI pain in pregnancy is common. Fortunately, there are many ways to help manage this pain throughout your pregnancy.  Stretching and strengthening exercises are very effective and easy to perform throughout your day.  These are three stretches that I have been using frequently […]

8 Tips To Stay Safe Exercising Outside In The Summer

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8 Tips To Stay Safe Exercising Outside In The Summer The temperatures are climbing, that means you need to stay safe when you are exercising outside. Here are some tips to help you stay safe and cool while staying in shape this summer. Drink a lot of Water – All throughout the day AND while […]

5 Tips For Keeping Up Your Fitness Routine On Vacation

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5 Tips For Keeping Up Your Fitness Routine On Vacation Summer is a great time to spend time with family and enjoy some well-earned vacation time. Don’t let your fitness goals fall by the wayside while you travel, think of time away as a way to revamp your routine! 1) New Activities *Use travel as […]

The 9 Helpful Ergonomic Tips For Working On A Laptop

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The 9 Helpful Ergonomic Tips For Working On A Laptop   #1 Docking Station Consider setting up a laptop docking station including use of a commercial laptop riser or reams of paper/telephone books on a table/desktop to allow optimal monitor height for neutral neck positioning. Keep monitor viewing distance approx. 14-20” away.   #2 External Keyboard […]

3 Tips For Pitchers To Avoid Arm Pain

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3 Tips For Pitchers To Avoid Arm Pain With baseball in full swing I wanted to give a couple quick suggestions on keeping pitchers arms healthy.   1. DON’T pitch through fatigue or pain!  Research has shown that fatigue is the number one factor that has been identified for increasing risk for shoulder/elbow injuries in […]

3 Things You’re Neglecting At The Gym That May Catch Up To You Someday

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As I was working out today, I became acutely aware of the fact that we live in an irrational society. The gym happens to be a particularly great place for a physical therapist like me to become in tune to such facts because as a PT, it is my job to observe, analyze, and correct […]

My Top 5 Tips for High School Seniors

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My Top 5 Tips for High School Seniors I received a quite a few pieces of advice before I went to college.  Here are 5 pieces of advice which I received that I thought were great and I hope they are useful to the class of 2015. 1) There is a lot of stuff in […]

3 Important Tips When You Call To Make Your First Appointment

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3 Important Tips When You Call To Make Your First Appointment Greetings! I hope you all are enjoying the nice spring like weather we are having!! It sure is nice to see the warm sun, and green grass!! When you call us to schedule an appointment we ask you a couple questions – here are […]

Does Stretching Help Most Sports Injuries Recover?

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Does Stretching Help Most Sports Injuries Recover? According to Stacy Ingram PhD from the University of Minnesota, many times we are pulling on an injured, weakened tissue that is trying to heal (remodel) when we stretch a recently injured hamstring or Achilles. Given this, think through when considering injury recovery. Current research shows that we […]

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