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  • Relieve Headaches with Physical Therapy

    Posted on November 20, 2017 by in Health Tips & News

    Can Physical Therapy Help Relieve Headaches? In short, Yes! “How can physical therapy help relieve pain in my head?” Physical Therapy can help relieve headaches through several different methods including Dry Needling, posture education and correction, Fascial Stretching, and Cupping Therapy. This may seem like too much to understand, but just ask your physical therapist […]

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    Thanksgiving Workouts

    Posted on November 20, 2017 by in Health Tips & News

    It’s important to stay healthy during this holiday season. This could mean going for a run, visiting our friends at Live Jacked, or maybe you could do a quick workout with the turkey before you cook it. Here are some Thanksgiving exercises: Squats: Hold the frozen turkey over your head. Squat down, making sure you […]

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    Why Do Muscle Cramps Happen?

    Posted on November 17, 2017 by in Health Tips & News

    What is a cramp? Muscle cramps happen to a lot of people. The pain that they cause can range from annoying to excruciating. Muscle cramps are caused by several things, including: Poor blood circulation in your legs Working calf muscles too hard while exercising Not stretching enough Being active in hot temperatures Muscle fatigue Dehydration […]

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  • Is There Finally Some Relief in Store for Low Back Pain?

    Posted on November 3, 2017 by in Health Tips & News

    Is There Finally Some Relief in Store for Low Back Pain? . . . Physical therapy and other alternative treatments are being pushed as the first-line of defense before invasive and costly interventions including surgery, medication and imaging. The Huffington Post article reported on new guidelines by the American College of Physicians (ACP), released to […]

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  • Help Your Physical Therapist Help You

    Posted on November 2, 2017 by in Health Tips & News

    Patients Reap the Benefits of Playing a More Active Role in Physical Therapy Patients can no longer be passive players in the game of health. Studies show that informed patients are not only more engaged during physical therapy but also reap the benefits in overall health and well-being.  Those who understand why they’ve been referred […]

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  • Spooky Injuries

    Posted on October 30, 2017 by in Health Tips & News

    Don’t be scared by your injuries!             You may have heard a spooky pop. Maybe you had a freaky fall. Or even broken bones. Sometimes an injury can feel like it’s looming over you… Don’t worry we’re here to save the day! Physical therapy can bring you back to life.

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    You Had Surgery. . . What Now?

    Posted on October 26, 2017 by in Health Tips & News

    Sometimes an injury or condition is severe enough that it takes surgery to repair. Surgeries, no matter how big or small, can often be a serious and sometimes scary issue. Post-orthopedic-surgical rehabilitation is an important part of making sure that you can get back in the game and back to living life like you did […]

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    Ready, Set, Run! Combat Depression with Regular Exercise

    Posted on October 23, 2017 by in Health Tips & News

    Imagine going to the doctor with symptoms of depression and she hands you a new prescription: Do two sets of squats, 15 bicep curls, 10 laps around the track and call me in the morning. Though this is not (yet) an accurate picture, experts are starting to recognize that regular exercise is not only good […]

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  • Injury Prevention

    Posted on October 18, 2017 by in Health Tips & News

    Injuries can happen to anyone. I can tell you a few very notable injuries that happened recently: Houston Texans’ star JJ Watt broke his leg, New York Giants’ wide-receiver Odell Beckham Jr. broke his ankle, Aaron Rodger’s broke his clavicle, my dad hurt his back getting out of bed, and I twisted my ankle going […]

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    How to Strengthen Your Hips

    Posted on October 16, 2017 by in Health Tips & News

    Strengthening your hips can help keep you injury free if you have any history of hip injuries, but did you know that it can help prevent injuries in your knees and ankles. Sports injuries can also often be prevented by strengthening your hips! Before doing these exercises, make sure to check with your physician or […]

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