The ‘Dazed and Confused’ Condition

Concussions are the most common severe sports injury. Although concussions can also occur after traumatic accidents and falls, they happen often in contact sports. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimate that there are about 2.5 million concussions in the U.S. each year. Anyone with concussion symptoms should seek immediate medical attention to check…

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Rakes and Pains

Avoiding Common Autumn Injuries As the leaves begin to change color, the breeze turns cooler and school is back in session, you know that autumn is here. While the arrival of this new season can be exciting, for many of us it’s time for additional yardwork duties. Cleaning the gutters, fertilizing the lawn, packing up…

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What is Functional Training?

Functional training is a means of training your body as it would naturally perform a particular sport or task. Traditional strengthening and flexibility techniques don’t always render the stability and mobility required for functional movements. To better prepare your body, reduce injury and improve athletic performance, you must understand the biomechanics involved in the specific…

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Do You Need A Mulligan?

The Mulligan Concept is a specialization of traditional manual therapy techniques, named after its creator Brian Mulligan. Manual therapy techniques, in which your hands are placed directly on the patient, are a popular approach for physical therapists to treat musculoskeletal pain…

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Your First Visit

If you are using physical rehabilitation to recover from surgery or injury, or are using the treatment as part of an adjunct therapy program, your first visit will be crucial to getting started on the right foot. Many initial physical therapy appointments proceed in the same manner, Most begin with an introduction to the therapist…

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