Physical Therapy for Heart Health

February is American Heart Month, a national observation that raises awareness of heart disease and spreads helpful information about heart health. Did you know that heart disease is the leading cause of death in both men and women? This ailment is responsible for one in every four fatalities. The heart is the most vital organ…

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Tips to Prevent Common Exercise Injuries

It’s a new year and that means more people will be heading to the gym in winter. If it is your resolution to get fit and healthy, it’s important not to jump right into a new workout routine. Doing so can lead to an injury that leaves you sidelined. Common ones may include pulled muscles…

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How Hidden Habits Affect Your Lifestyle

Could your everyday actions be causing chronic pain? Our motions from morning to night are often subconscious. You leave the house and throw your bag over the same shoulder; the phone rings and you answer it with the same hand; you get to the office and cross the same leg over the other and so…

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Tips to Relieve Winter Arthritis Pain

Our patients with arthritis know that weather changes can cause their joint pain to flare up. When winter arrives, cold air can make joints stiffer and therefore more difficult to move. If you are suffering from intense chronic pain, what steps can you take to reduce discomfort? Dress for the Weather If conditions are expected…

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5 Physical Therapy Myths Busted

In the physical therapy world, we commonly hear misconceptions about our profession. Many people who have never received treatment before misinterpret what physical therapists can do for their patients. Our medical expertise and manual techniques to reduce pain go well beyond stretching. We debunk 5 common myths about physical therapy. 1. I Need a Doctor’s…

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