Time to Get in to Shape in the New Year

Getting into shape, for many, is a daunting task.  Living in a world of fast food chains, coffee stores and bakeries at every corner, doesn’t make it any easier. Here are some helpful tips to guide you in the right direction of getting healthy! Portion Control Portion size plays a huge part in your weight…

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How to Make 2019 Healthier, Stronger, and More Active!

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Where is the gym membership that hasn’t seen you in months?  Are the tennis shoes collecting dust in the back of the closet?  Is your yoga mat curled in the back of your car?  Never fear…we’ve put together a list of tips to help you grow healthier, stronger and more active in 2019. Conquer the…

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Five CrossFit Misconceptions

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You have probably also heard a lot of rumors about CrossFit and how you should, or shouldn’t take part. Here are five misconnections about CrossFit, from Miranda, a certified CrossFit coach. Not everyone can do CrossFit.This is one of the biggest misconceptions about CrossFit!  CrossFit was designed by Greg Glassman to improve one’s fitness and health.…

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Are You Doing these 3 things to Make Your Knee Pain Worse?

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Some people blame their knee pain on old age or that it just comes and goes on its own, but a lot of the time our own everyday habits add to the knee pain that we feel.  Perhaps your knee pain is being affected by these 3 habits… You and I were not designed to…

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The Five Natural Ways to Relieve Sciatica

Have you ever experienced aching pain in the back or buttock area that radiates down your leg? If so, you may have sciatica. Sciatica is a common condition that affects up to 1 out of 10 people, typically between ages 25-45. Symptoms Sciatica is typically felt as a dull aching pain to the low back…

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Three Things that Cause Back Pain That You Didn’t Know…

How many of you have googled ‘preventing back pain?’ I thought so… We have all heard and read about what can cause back pain; incorrect lifting, bad posture, sports injury… but did you know that you may be making a common mistake in your daily routine, that might be encouraging back pain? What I’m about to tell…

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Lower Back Pain: We Answer Your Questions

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If you have experienced lower back pain you are not alone.Nearly 80 percent of adults have, or will have, suffered from it at some point in their lives. It’s the most common cause of job-related disability, a leading contributor to missed work days.  Physical Therapists treat this diagnosis more frequently than any other. For that…

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3 ‘Quick Fixes’ You THINK Help Knee Pain – But Don’t

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A patient came into the clinic last week limping with knee pain and asked: “I’ve had this knee pain for a few weeks now, I’m not sure what I’ve done to it but I’ve tried taking Advil and that didn’t help. I was trying to rest it so that it wouldn’t hurt, but whenever I…

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Working out in winter can do wonders

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Cold weather and darker days may have an affect on your mood, researchers say.  Some people get Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) during the winter months, which is basically the blues brought on from lack of sunlight. Dr. Michael Craig Miller, senior editor for Harvard Health Publishing, writes in his article, “Seasonal Affective Disorder: Bring on…

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What Not To Wear To The Holiday Party This Year (And Why It Causes Back Pain)

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Most people have their holiday parties booked very soon (if they haven’t already had them), and it’s something that might help you out. And if you’re anything like most women, you’ve already got your Christmas party outfit planned. Well, so did one of our patients who came to see us this week… Claire is a…

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