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The Benefits of Mindfulness

So you have been diagnosed with a painful condition and your doctor prescribes physical therapy (PT), what’s your next step? To come to PT of course! Now you are coming to PT, but then you get to your appointment and start treatment revealing your fear of the reason you are in PT and all of […]

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Why You Need a Physical Therapist on Your Healthcare Team

With health in sharp focus as a result of the pandemic, now may be a good time to look at the team of experts you have in place and see if there are any improvements you could make. You probably have a family doctor, dentist, and optometrist. Maybe you have some specialist physicians, a trainer, […]

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Youth Baseball, Softball and T-ball: What Parents Need to Know

Youth sports injuries have been on the rise for years, and baseball players are not immune to this trend. 1 in 5 players between the ages of 9 and 15 will have an injury each year. The good news is that only 5% of these injuries result in surgery, or being unable to continue to play baseball. More […]

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Your Alignment: It’s Off the Chain….Kinetically

Imagine there is a spool of thread anchored at the top of your skull, and you can pull the thread down; you pull it down through your shoulders, kidneys, pelvis, thighs, shins, and stop at your ankles. See it? That is your body’s kinetic chain. Why is the kinetic chain so important, you ask? Kinetic […]

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Do You Know Your Knees?

Do you know that the largest joints in the human body are in your knees? Taking on their fair share of impact, these joints can only take so much. You may know your body, including your knees, and your activity limits; but how well? For instance, you’re motivated, you’re moving and grooving with your activity […]

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Exercises for Seniors to Stay Active During “Social Distancing”

The coronavirus outbreak has disrupted our lives and forced us to change our habits, including hindering most group fitness activities. Whether you like to do your own thing outside, take a class, or work one-on-one with a personal trainer, you might be feeling a little lost when it comes to staying active in your own […]

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Concussion 101

A Q&A session with Nicole Somers, PT, DPT Did you know? A concussion is a type of brain injury. Imaging, such as MRI and CT scans, are not able to diagnose a concussion. Most concussions (90%) are not associated with a loss of consciousness. What is a concussion? A concussion is a type of mild […]

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Constipation Trouble?

By: Kennan Wyne, PT, DPT Everyone has had constipation at some point or another and it is uncomfortable, painful and embarrassing.  Chronic constipation and/or straining can lead to excessive stress on pelvic organs and nerves.  This may contribute to bladder dysfunction, pelvic floor dysfunction, and/or prolapse (bulging of structures occurring commonly due to weakened supportive […]

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