Dormant Butt Syndrome

Much has been discussed with regards to chronic pain and the myriad of reasons to cause this: poor posture, repetitive stress, poor ergonomics, etc.  A “new” medical diagnosis is becoming more common…Dormant Butt Syndrome or DBS. Your gluteus maximus muscles are the largest (and one of the strongest) muscles in your body.  The gluteus maximus,…

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Is That Painful Shoulder Limiting Your Fun Time?

At the end of the day do you experience bothersome shoulder pain?  Is that cranky shoulder preventing you from playing that game of tennis or playing with your grand kids?  Does that achy shoulder wake you up in the middle of the night?  You are not alone, a significant number of people suffer with shoulder…

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Memorial Day

Freedom comes at the cost of many lives and Memorial Day is a remembrance of all those men and women that lost their life while serving in the armed forces. This honorary day is celebrated across the United States of America on the last Monday in May. The first official observance of Memorial Day was…

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Saving You Money

So I get asked this question a lot: “What’s the difference between a chiropractor and a physical therapist?” (as in, who’s the “best” one to see, to have back pain solved?) In order to really answer it, I have to ask you a question… “What do you want to happen?”? Do you want to keep…

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A Senior Moment

Today, our very own, Andrew Vertson was featured on “A Senior Moment” radio show.  This is a weekly radio show that broadcasts on Sunday’s at 11am on AM 590 (KTIE Radio). A “Senior Moment” is hosted by Bill Abbott.  During the show he delivers humor and awareness as he interviews local business and educates you…

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Low Back Tips To Make Your Vacation More Enjoyable

Summer is just around the corner!  For those with chronic back issues, there is no reason you cannot enjoy traveling to some exotic destination.  Here are some tips to ensure your back stays strong and pain-free during the flights to and from! Stay on top of your workout routine: This applies to before, during, and…

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Four Things Physical Therapists Wish Their Patients Knew…

As physical therapists we try to understand our patients’ expectations, frustrations, and challenges, and we adapt to accommodate them.  Many patients do not know the challenges physical therapists face behind the scenes.  Let’s take a quick look at 4 of those… 1) Your Insurance – Your insurance company, quite often, makes it difficult to provide…

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Fight Aging with These Vitamins!

Are you looking for the magical fountain of youth?  If so, the first place you should look is your diet!  Many health professionals preach it is more important what you put IN your body than what you do to your body.  Below is a list of 5 vitamins you should start adding to your diet……

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Nine Foods You Can Eat to Help Inflammation

Inflammation is your body’s natural way of protecting itself when you are injured or sick; it helps to defend your body and to also stimulate natural healing.  Conversely, chronic inflammation can be harmful to your body and it is often linked to diseases such as heart disease, diabetes, or fibromyalgia.  Little do many know, some…

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Foods that Can Cause Inflammation

Inflammation is your body’s natural way of protecting itself when you are injured or sick, it helps to defend your body and to also stimulate natural healing. Conversely, chronic inflammation can be harmful to your body and it is often linked to diseases such as heart disease, diabetes, or fibromyalgia. Little do many know, some…

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