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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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    Healthy Tips for Each Decade

    Article originally published on www.MoveForwardPT.com.   Starting healthy habits early can help stave off many age-related health conditions. In addition to 9 things physical therapist want you to know about healthy aging, here are some decade-based tips from physical therapists. 2 Tips for 20s: Be active 30 minutes per day to make it a habit for life. Regular […]

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    Pizza and Hot Tub. Best New Cool Down?

    Post-exercise practices are known to be vital in the health and performance of athletes and weekend warriors alike. Sheilamary Koch published an article regarding new studies found about cool down practices. “Cooling down is [. . .] quite important to prevent the muscles from contracting and to help release uric acid build-up that leads to […]

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    TV-Watching Linked to Higher Risk of Mobility Disability

    Studies show that increased TV-Watching is linked to higher risk of mobility disability issues in older adults. Children are encouraged to get out from behind the screen and go outside. It’s known that kids need exercise to stay healthy and that “getting fresh air” is good for them. However, sometimes that mindset is lost as […]

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  • Help Your Physical Therapist Help You

    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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  • The Best Health Tech 2017: Gadgets That Make You Fit And Healthy

    Original article written by Lee Bell, May 27th, 2017 The ubiquity of fitness-tracking technology in recent years has meant people are generally becoming more conscious about their health. Increasing mainstream availability of sensors on wearables such as smartwatches – that are able to give us better feedback about what’s happening in our bodies – means more […]

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    Avoid Workout Injuries

    Follow safe exercise guidelines today, so you can return to the gym tomorrow. Originally written by Heidi Godman, February of 2017 You might be focused on outcomes when you exercise: stronger muscles, weight loss, or other aspects of better health and wellness. But if you don’t focus on the exercise, and what it takes to do […]

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  • Top 10 Tips for Staying on the Diamond

    Originally written on April 3, 2017 by James T. Monica, MD, University Orthopaedic Associates (UOA) The end of winter signals the start of baseball season for tens of thousands of youth players in the state of New Jersey. For some, it will be the first time playing on a team. For others, it is an opportunity […]

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