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5 Holiday Giving Options Offering Healthful Returns

5 Holiday Giving Options Offering Healthful Returns

The Holiday Season is a time for giving, and that includes supporting causes and organizations that make our communities stronger.  It’s in this spirit that we share some holiday giving suggestions that offer a more...

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Combat holiday stress with exercise

Combat holiday stress with exercise

When a demanding holiday season leaves you twisted in knots from the stresses of commitments, crowds, shopping and entertaining, mounds of research point to a simple solution to such anxiety: sweat away that stress by making exercise a part of your holiday...

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Exercise Therapy Proven to Ease Pain in Expecting Mothers

Exercise Therapy Proven to Ease Pain in Expecting Mothers

For the majority of future mothers who experience mild to debilitating back pain during and after pregnancy, the physical therapist offers some encouraging news:  Education and exercise therapy have proven effective in reducing back pain for...

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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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