5 Tips for Using a Fitness Tracker

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Fitness trackers are all the rage, but unfortunately just wearing a tracker doesn’t help you create a healthier lifestyle. They do their best work when you use them correctly, but how exactly does that work? It can’t be that hard, right? Get Your Benchmark Data First You might be surprised at where you’ll start off […]

Common Myths vs. Facts About the Rotator Cuff

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Common Rotator Cuff Myths: “I tore my rotator cuff, I need surgery to fix it.” False: Conservative treatment including rest, ice, anti-inflammatories, gradual return to activity, stretching/strengthening can improve function and decrease pain in people who have sustained rotator cuff injuries or tears “I need an MRI to figure out what is really going on.” […]

Superfoods to Get More Calcium and Vitamin D

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Calcium and vitamin D are both essential for your body to function properly, but are you getting enough? Many people aren’t. Luckily, there are some easy ways to get more of these nutrients. While you can take vitamins to boost your intake, there are also a number of superfoods that you can eat to get […]

7 Tips for Exercising in the Summer Heat

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Getting your beach body ready for this summer? Summer is the perfect time to head outside and exercise, but are you taking the right precautions to protect your body from the intense heat? These are important tips to remember when you’re exercising in the summer heat. Stay hydrated. Summer can take a lot out of […]

How Aquatic Therapy Can Help Your Recovery Process

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As you might already know, physical therapy rehabilitation is a form of treatment to help you improve a condition or recover from an injury or surgery. But did you know there is a form of physical therapy that takes place in water? It takes some time to rebuild muscle strength and regain your range of […]

Your Health & Beverages: Here’s What You’re Really Drinking

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We all have our favorite go-to beverages for different occasions. Maybe you enjoy a glass of orange juice in the morning with your breakfast, coffee when you get to work and a sports drink with your lunch. But, how many calories do you think are in those drinks? And how many portions are you really […]

Race For The Cure: The Perfect Celebration

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What a perfect day to celebrate my mom’s 30 years and 8 years as a breast cancer survivor. It was also a special day to remember all of my family and friends who have been touched by breast cancer. It is so inspiring to walk among those who have fought and won this battle, those […]

5 Tips to Burn More Calories Walking

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You don’t have to be an avid gym-rat to burn some serious calories during a workout. Walking can be great exercise, but are your walks burning calories? The number of calories you burn during exercise is all dependent on your weight, speed, intensity and the distance of your workout. So, how can you get a […]

How to Recognize a Whiplash Injury After a Car Accident

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With roughly 20-50 million car accident injuries in the US every year, it’s no shock that as physical therapists, we treat many car accident patients in our clinic. Some of the obvious injuries we see include rehab broken bones, muscle injuries and ligament tears. However, some injuries can occur during an accident that may not […]

Helpful Ways to Stay Healthy While Traveling

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Yes, you heard us correctly, it IS possible to stay healthy while traveling! When you travel for business or for fun, it’s very easy to get sidetracked or even completely derail from your health and fitness routine. Vacation for many is a time to relax and let loose. That often means less exercise, more eating […]

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