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Tips for Selecting the Right Pair Running Shoes

Tips for Selecting the Right Pair Running Shoes

How many miles can you log on a typical, well-made pair of running shoes? According to experts including physical therapists, the usual estimates place the mileage somewhere between 350 to 550 miles.  That’s assuming you found a good pair of running...

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Exercise caution during warm weather workouts

Exercise caution during warm weather workouts

While many relish the opportunity to take both play and exercise outdoors as the weather continues to warm, such beneficial exercise comes with an added level of risk when done in the summertime heat and humidity. Heat adds an extra level of stress to the body as you...

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PT Offers Tips for Managing Herniated Disc Pain

PT Offers Tips for Managing Herniated Disc Pain

Herniated disc pain is one of the most debilitating ailments affecting individuals from age 30 and up. Herniated discs in the lower back and neck can irritate nearby nerves, causing individuals extreme pain in the neck, shoulders, arms, and/or legs. The pain caused by...

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Is Your Desk Job a Pain in the Neck?

Is Your Desk Job a Pain in the Neck?

Many people who work at a desk job often complain about feeling achy and stiff at the end of the day, and this pain can often accompany them well into the weekend. Pain caused from sitting all day can often become chronic when underlying issues and habits are not...

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Physical Therapy Can Help Treat and Prevent Diabetes

Physical Therapy Can Help Treat and Prevent Diabetes

Physical therapy can play a very important role in helping people both manage their diabetes and prevent many of the complications that arise from this chronic condition.  Diabetes is a chronic disease that currently affects 34.2 million adults in the United...

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Suffering from Chronic Headaches? Physical Therapy Can Help

Suffering from Chronic Headaches? Physical Therapy Can Help

Headaches can have many causes directly tied to other physical ailments which are often ignored and can bring relief when treated. A common mistake many people make is relying on temporary solutions, such as pain killers, to treat chronic headaches without addressing...

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Holidays an Ideal Time for a Refresher on Proper Lifting

Holidays an Ideal Time for a Refresher on Proper Lifting

Digging out boxes of holiday decorations, hauling packages to and from the car, hiding gifts away on the higher shelves at the back of your closet … the Holiday Season certainly requires its fair share of bending, lifting and reaching. This, coupled with the cooler...

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5 Ways to Feel Gratitude in the Face of Challenges

5 Ways to Feel Gratitude in the Face of Challenges

November is a month when gratitude takes its place in the spotlight of American culture. Yet, with the challenges our country has faced this year, a popular notion as we approach the final weeks of 2020 is “let’s just get this year over with.” ...

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