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Tips From ‘The Prose’: Form On The Leg Press

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Tips From ‘The Prose’: Form On The Leg Press Here’s a quick little tip from me about the leg press.  I have had a few patients this week alone that when I have them use the leg press, they are surprised when I cue them to push through the ball and heel of their foot. […]

Home Treatment Tips for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

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Home Treatment Tips for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Not all pain or numbness in the hand is caused by Carpal Tunnel Syndrome.  So first it is important to know the symptoms of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome. Carpal Tunnel Syndrome is caused by a compression of the Median Nerve at the wrist. Mild Carpal Tunnel Syndrome can cause symptoms […]

[Video] How To Tape For Elbow Hyperextension

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[Video] How To Tape For Elbow Hyperextension –Elbow Hyperextension: Hyperextension happens when the elbow joint is bent backwards past it’s normal range of motion (ROM). When hyperextension happens the ligaments in the elbow become stretched out causing ROM to become painful. Below is a picture of the elbow and its supporting structures. The taping technique […]

How to Calculate What You Need for a Post Workout Snack

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How to Calculate What You Need for a Post Workout Snack So you had a very hard work out and now you are looking for some good recovery nutrition.   What should you eat and how much should you eat to maximize your recovery nutrition habits? Math Lesson – The pounds to kilograms conversion is 2.204 […]

Technology And Physical Therapy, A Perfect Blend

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Technology And Physical Therapy, A Perfect Blend When I entered the field of physical therapy in June of 2010, the extent of the technology I had at my disposal was an archaic Toshiba laptop that worked, some of the time. I also had a video camera that I could use to do video feedback with […]

Tips From ‘The Prose’: The Importance of Wearing Protective Gear

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The Importance of Wearing Protective Gear I work with a really great lady named Jess, who last summer was getting up before work and roller blading.  I admire her ambition as some mornings I feel like it takes all my efforts to make sure my children have their teeth brushed before I rush out the […]

10 Easy Home Workout Tips

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10 Easy Home Workout Tips Tips to get the most out of your home workout 1)     Find something you like to do.  Yoga, kickboxing, P90x, aerobics, pilates, circuit training, Zumba,  spinning, are all things you could do at home. 2)     Buy an exercise DVD or if you have Amazon prime, there are ton of workout […]

6 Tips To Being A Great Host

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Tips To Being A Great Host You may have read my “How to Be a Great House Guest” blog post, but what about being a host to your guests? Your company has come all this way to be in the same place as you are.  You want to make sure they are comfortable and enjoying […]

A Tip To Avoid Training Errors

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A Tip To Avoid Training Errors As the weather seems to be improving, I hear friends and patients alike getting out and being more active. I also hear about more aches and pains as activity increases. This is most often associated with doing too much too soon. My advice for everyone is this: don’t increase […]

How To Use A Bike To Train For Running During An Injury

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Tips From ‘The Prose’: How To Use A Bike To Train For Running During An Injury If you are a runner and suffer an injury, it can be terribly frustrating to take time off to heal from that injury.  Those who have had to do this may feel like they lose their cardio or lose […]

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