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Cycling for Physical Therapy

Cycling is a great way to incorporate exercise into your life from young to old age. It’s a relatively light weight-bearing activity, which makes it a popular form of exercise for many. Before you pick up cycling as a new hobby, make sure to visit a physical therapist...

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PT and Types of Incontinence

Did you know that over 13 million people in the United States suffer from urinary incontinence? Urinary incontinence is when someone experiences undesired urine leakage. The types of urinary incontinence are numerous. Here are some of them you could be experiencing:...

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National Gardening Month Is Good For You

It’s National Gardening Month! It can be fun to watch your hard work pay off in the garden and there are also some unexpected health benefits that can come from gardening. Why not pick up this hobby as the weather starts to warm up? You may be surprised by just how...

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Physical Therapy Can Help Athletes

Physical Therapy Can Help Athletes When you think of physical therapy, you probably think of it as a useful tool to aid in recovery from injuries. However, injuries are not all we work on here at Registered Physical Therapists. Seeing a Physical Therapist as a student...

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Pregnant Mamas: Consider Physical Therapy

Pregnancy can cause many different aches and pains. Lower back pain is a common issue pregnant women deal with. As your baby grows, your center of gravity shifts forward. This causes more strain on your back which causes the common lower back pain many pregnant women...

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Walking: Your New Favorite Exercise

An apple a day keeps the doctor away, right? Think of taking a 30 minute walk a day the same way. The benefits of walking are numerous, but we’ll share just a few of them today. A short walk each day ensures you’re putting your health first, but is not a vigorous...

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The Importance of Warming Up

Track and field is a popular sport among young adults. However, this sport can lead to injury if proper warm up and cool down activities are not done. Warming up properly allows your heart rate to raise gradually and stretch your muscles while preparing for more...

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5 Reasons to Go to Physical Therapy

A fact of life we all face is that, at some points, physical pain is inevitable. This may come in the form of the usual aches and pains of aging or from sudden injuries. Neither of these are easy to deal with which is why so many choose to seek help to improve their...

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Rotator Cuff Injuries

A rotator cuff tear is a common injury, but that doesn’t make it any easier to deal with the pain and the interruption it may cause in your life. If left untreated, a rotator cuff tear can cause severe pain and a decreased ability to use your arm. The good news is...

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Exercising with Sore Joints

If you suffer from joint pain, you might feel like exercise isn’t for you. Many of our clients feel like they have to lead an inactive lifestyle because they’re waiting for a certain joint to quit causing them pain. Making some simple changes to your lifestyle and...

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Upper Back Exercises

Your upper back is supported by many muscles in your shoulders, back, neck, and chest. It’s important to exercise these muscles regularly, so you can give your upper back the support it needs. Don’t wait until you feel pain in your upper back from lack of exercise and...

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Running Gait

Running is a favorite hobby of many and is a great way to keep yourself in shape as you age. While many people are able to keep up with this hobby with only minor aches and pains, some people develop serious injuries that slow their progress down and affect their...

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Ankle Sprains and Physical Therapy

Of all sports injuries in the United States, 45% are ankle sprains. Though common, these types of injuries can severely impact your day-to-day activities. Not to mention, they can be downright painful. An ankle sprain is an injury that impacts the ligaments...

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PT and Arthritis

When you hear “physical therapy”, what’s the first thing that comes into your mind? If you said athletic injuries or broken bones, you’re not alone. Physical therapy is widely seen as a way to recover from injuries sustained from sports or other activities. What many...

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Exercise Goals that Stick

The New Year is coming up quickly and with it, a resolve to make some goals. We’ve all been in the situation where we make solid fitness goals, only to find ourselves losing our motivation a week or two into the year. Today, we’re sharing some tips to help you make...

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Physical Therapy: Alternative to Opioids

Seeing a physical therapist can benefit you in numerous ways. Today we’re discussing a benefit of seeing a physical therapist that may surprise you. If you’re dealing with chronic pain, you may have turned to opioids in the past, or may even be dependent on them now...

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Back Stretches

If you suffer from back pain, you know how debilitating it can be. In most cases, stretching and yoga can help strengthen your back and core muscles and cut down on some of this pain. If you are faced with severe back pain however, medical attention may be necessary....

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Snow Removal Safety

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! That is, until you have to get outside to shovel your sidewalk and driveway. The chore of shoveling snow combines heavy back lifting with cold weather, making this activity potentially hazardous to your health. We’re sharing...

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Aquatic Therapy + Arthritis

Arthritis can make exercise and daily activities seem unbearable. If you feel like your methods of managing your pain aren’t working, you should consider aquatic therapy. Aquatic therapy can assist in increasing mobility and strength through low-impact exercises. Some...

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