Is Physical Therapy Safe For My Child?

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The natural assumption for most people revolves around the concept that physical therapy is for adults. After all, children don’t really suffer from the degenerative effects of aging. It’s quite the opposite. Right? Well, you need to remember that health conditions and accidents can happen to anyone – regardless of gender or age. It’s not…

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The Importance Of Staying Hydrated In Summer Weather 

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Enjoying the summer, but feeling lethargic, dizzy, or unwell? Chances are, you aren’t getting enough water. You could be in danger of dehydration. Here’s how you can avoid disaster. We are always told about the importance of drinking enough water. It’s almost like we are installed with a constant nagging doubt about our fluid intake. …

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The Morning Stretches You Can Do To Avoid Pain

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Does your body always feel stiff and sore? Are you stretching every day? Most people aren’t. In our quest to remain healthy and fit, we think about working out at the gym, walking, jogging, etc. Unfortunately, most of us are usually guilty of focusing a little too much on how we look, instead of how…

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How Physical Therapy Can Help Keep You On Track This Year

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It’s the start of a fresh year, and that almost always means one thing; you are looking to better yourself.  Most of us make a New Year’s Resolution – drink less alcohol, earn more money, get healthier – but this ‘new you’ only lasts a matter of weeks. Before we know it, the daily pressures…

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Can Exercise Help My Covid Recovery?  

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After any period of illness that causes inactivity, your muscles can deteriorate and become weaker than normal. It’s why exercise is so important for getting back to health.  When asking a physical therapist, you’ll always be told how imperative it is to return to previous levels of activity. They may even tell you to aim…

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Can Anyone Do Pilates?

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Have you heard about Pilates? Is it safe? Can anyone do Pilates?  Are you curious to know more about it and whether it’s the right kind of exercise for you? This blog provides a brief overview of the physical therapists’ favorite type of exercise, Pilates, and its unrivaled health benefits. So, if you’re interested in…

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How to Maintain Your Wellness Goals Throughout the Year

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Whether you’re making promises to yourself to get eight hours of sleep each night, or you’re hoping to lose 10, 15, or 20 pounds within the next six months, you may find it difficult to stay true to your wellness goals—especially if you’re lacking support or don’t have a lot of money to spend. However,…

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Why Weight Matters When It Comes To Joint Pain

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Are you worried about your joints? Unfortunately, most people don’t start worrying about their joints, or take steps to protect them, until the pain begins. However, to live a healthy, active life – long into retirement and old age – where hiking, dancing, or playing soccer with your grandkids remain order of the day, we…

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Coping with Covid: What to do when sheltering in place

Coping with Covid: What to do when sheltering in place - Covid Coping

For most of us, our entire world is turned upside down.  Kids are not going to school, employees are not going to work, and many people do not leave their house.  As the old adage goes “this too shall pass” but currently we are living in a never imagined situation.  Here are four simple tips…

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What Do Your Shoes Have to Say About You?

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Forget about reading palms, try reading the soles of your shoes! By analyzing the bottom of our shoes, we can gain some pretty neat information about our physical body. If you have a pair of shoes you have worn for a few months you may be able to see uneven foot patterns, meaning that the…

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