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    What is Foam Rolling?

    Foam rolling has become much more popularized in commercial gyms, sporting goods stores and many rehab facilities.  But what do they do?  Why does it look so painful when people are “rolling out”?  This article will help explain these burning questions. With a quick google search, it is easy to find the many benefits of […]

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    Reduce Strain with Proper Squat Mechanics

    Let’s face it, many of us are limited with the exercises, equipment and space we have available within our home.  With that being said, one of the most common exercise movement being performed is the squat.  There are many different variations to the squat, but we are going to focus on body weight squat mechanics […]

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    Top 3 Tips for Runners

    Have a little cabin fever? Looking for a way to get outside? Maybe you have an old pair of running shoes collecting dust in your closet? Hey, it may be time to wipe the dust off, lace up those shoes, and enjoy this beautiful Arizona weather! If you are looking to get back into running […]

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    Common #WFH Problems and Solutions

    With so many people working from home without those office amenities we didn’t know we loved, we’ve heard from some of you that have new aches and pains. Our specialists are trained in Ergonomic Assessments to optimize your work space. Luckily, we have some helpful tips and small adjustments you can make to your home […]

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    Are You Staying Hydrated?

    Staying hydrated doesn’t need to be a pain! We’ll cover some tips for drinking more water, but first let’s dive into the facts about why water is important for YOUR health, pain, immune system, and recovery! Did you know if you experience the following… Headaches Pain Dizziness Lightheadedness Lower back pain …a glass of water […]

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  • Find Your Fast This Fall

      Are you a runner who wants to lower your PR? Increase your efficiency? Join Dr. Lauren Provencio PT, DPT this fall for RunBetter!     She’s heading up a series of 6 functional strengthening classes to improve strength specifically for runners.  Increase your strength to find your fast and prevent possible injury down the […]

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  • How to Stay Fit After Age 50

    Originally posted on www.verywellfit.com, June 06, 2018 For the majority of Americans today, achieving or simply maintaining a decent level of fitness is a challenge, but for women turning 50, getting in shape can feel even more challenging. Today there are more weight loss programs, exercise equipment, and fitness routines to choose from than ever […]

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  • Physical Therapy for Treatment of Concussions

    Information retrieved from MoveForwardPT.com Concussions in sports has been a hot topic of discussion for years now. Several sports are taking the increasing incidence of head injury very seriously and going as far as making rule changes. Most recently, the NFL implemented the “Use of Helmet Rule” to discourage players from initiating contact with their […]

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  • Physical therapy for Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome

    Information originally from www.gillettechildrens.org What is EDS? Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (EDS) refers to a group of 6 connective tissue disorders typically diagnosed in children but has also been diagnosed later in adulthood. Connective tissues (skin, ligaments, tendons, and blood vessel walls) give structures in our body elasticity and strength to maintain integrity. When those structures are […]

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  • Idiopathic Toe Walking. What’s that?

    Original information from www.SeattleChildrens.org What is it? Toe Walking is seen in children who walk on the balls of their feet without letting their heels hit the ground. There are different types of toe walking depending on the cause, but regardless of the cause, prolonged cases can lead to tight Achilles’ tendons, foot, ankle, and […]

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