Surprising Ways a Physical Therapist Can Help You

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When someone hears the words physical therapy there is very a common misconception of what physical therapy is.  Many people think of just helping an athlete after a major injury while others think massage or personal training.  With today’s sub-specialties, physical therapists can actually help in many ways patients don’t typically expect. When people hear…

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You Shouldn’t Ignore Those Aches and Pains

You Shouldn't Ignore Those Aches and Pains - shoulder pain

Prior injuries, lack of physical activity, and existing chronic conditions increase the risk of injury. The pain felt may range from mild ache to a sharp, severe, pain. It is common for people to assume a good night’s sleep will cure the pain.  Often this pain worsens the next morning. When the muscles and joints…

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There’s A Better Way To Measure Your Health Other Than The scale

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In January, and in to February, we are overloaded with so many weight loss messages that even the most confident of us can feel under pressure to lose weight… …And those of us who may not even need to shift a few pounds, question if they should be trying to or not. But being healthy…

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Broken Resolutions???…Don’t Stress…!!!

Broken Resolutions???…Don’t Stress…!!! - 2017 egg featured

It’s that time of year again, a new year and more New Year’s resolutions. Facebook is covered with posts on New Year goals, friends and family are asking…everyone wants to know what you will stick to in 2017. Each year, you promise yourself that you’ll do this or you won’t do that. Then most of…

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Four Steps to Watch Your Weight During the Holidays

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We are knee deep in to the holiday season, and for the next two weeks people will be solidly booked with work and family holiday parties as well as assorted lunches & dinners.  It can be overwhelming but you shouldn’t restrict yourself from things you enjoy.  Here are 4 ways to help keep a healthy…

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Four Tips to Stay Healthy This Holiday Season

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The “true” holiday season starts at Halloween and doesn’t end until after the New Year.  We tend to become busy with shopping, cooking, and holiday parties and often lose sight of our health. Here are 4 simple tricks designed to keep you healthy and happy this holiday season. Eat Foods and nutrients that provide energy…

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Your Turkey Trot Shouldn’t Knock You Down

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With Thanksgiving only one week away, many people are laced up for their annual “Turkey Trot” race.  Many of those taking part will develop severe foot pain after the race, a pain called plantar fasciitis. Plantar fasciitis is generally considered an overuse syndrome of the “plantar fascia” and is a common problem in the foot. …

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Exercise… Your Wonder Drug For A Healthy Life…

Exercise… Your Wonder Drug For A Healthy Life… - exercise

Last week I wrote about two simple ways to become a healthier person (click here to read that blog). One way is through eating proper food and the second is increased activity. Of all things that can provide the best results to your health…physical activity is number 1. In 2015, the Academy of Medical Royal…

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Two Steps To Be A Healthier Person

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Even with our best intentions, trying to be healthy seems like a tough hill to climb.  It is hard to start, and even more hard to stay motivated.   Actually, living a healthy life is quite the opposite.  Follow these two simple steps to start your road to a healthier you. Eating healthy shouldn’t be a…

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Does Arthritis Prevent You From Doing What You Love?

Does Arthritis Prevent You From Doing What You Love? - knee pain 2

Arthritis is one of the most common causes of adult pain and disability on the United States.  It is a symptom of more than 150 diseases, symptoms, and rheumatic conditions that includes osteoarthritis, gout, and fibromyalgia.  Most patients overlook the early symptoms of arthritis assuming the pain is a result of over use. Osteoarthritis, is…

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