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Category Archives: Healthy Tips

8 Jan, 2021

Setting Goals in 2021

What a year! We’re finally in 2021! The beginning of a New Year always comes with a new set of goals to achieve. At LSTC, we’re all about helping people reach their physical goals. In fact, some of the goals we helped people reach in 2020 were: Back to golfing Picking up a baby without

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17 Nov, 2020

We Are Safer Than the Grocery Store so There is No Need to Worry!

We Are Safer Than the Grocery Store so There is No Need to Worry! At LSTC we take pride in having a germ and virus free clinic all the time. We do this through cleaning and disinfecting equipment, exam tables and counters, washing our hands frequently, and staying home when sick. It is safe to

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3 Nov, 2020

Proper Warm-ups

Do you get sore after working out? Or tend to injure yourself working out? If yes, I have a question for you—what does your warm-up look like? Hopefully, it’s a dynamic warm-up. Dynamic warm-ups are the best type prior to activity because you are activating and stretching the muscles at the same time. This is the

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21 Aug, 2020

Putting a Spring Back in Our Step

If you suffer from knee pain, arthritis, low back pain or other aches and pains that keep you from being active, there are things you can easily do to become more active and put a spring back in your step. Change How You Sit A lot of aches and pains relate to how we use

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12 Aug, 2020

Stretches to do From the Couch

If you are someone who works long hours, or spends a lot of time watching Netflix or looking down at your phone, you may feel tight and stiff after a long day. You are not alone! You’re also not alone if you don’t have the energy to do a whole workout after a long work

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11 Aug, 2020

Stay Active with These Low Impact Activities

Do you have the desire to stay active but your joints can’t seem to keep up with the stresses applied to it with higher impact exercises such as jogging and lifting weights?  A great way to continue to stay active throughout the entirety of your life is to practice low impact activities. What is a

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1 Jul, 2020

Proper Footwear and Parts of Our Shoe

Choosing Footwear Usually when we go to pick out footwear, we often make our decisions based on: Style The latest trends Price Our feet take on a lot of stress all day long. We often don’t think about the impact our feet take until the end of the day when they are sore or achy.

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10 Jun, 2020

Physical Therapy After Surgery

Do I need physical therapy after surgery? After having surgery physical therapy can help improve your recovery time with better outcomes!  All physical therapy treatments are designed based on each individual’s needs, but will be set around certain guidelines depending on the type of surgery. Some surgeries such as ACL or rotator cuff repairs have

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3 Jun, 2020

Here’s What to Do If Surgery Is Coming Up!

Pre-op physical therapy can help prepare you for what is going to happen.  It will help you establish your goals before and after surgery as well as determine what your expectations are. What to expect? Examination to set a plan of care and determine a baseline Set goals for before and after surgery Plan and

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19 Mar, 2020

Keeping up with Home Exercise Programs

Knock Knock… Who’s There… Covid…Covid Who?…. Is your mouth covid when you cough? Continuing Home Exercises Right now, as you are all well aware, the whole world is responding to a pandemic. The Coronavirus—which is one of many coronaviruses that have affected people in the past—Covid-19 has everyone on lockdown. You may be in quarantine

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