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Are Your Shoulders Giving You Headaches?

March 10th, 2015

Did you know that 47% of the adult population will have a headache at least once within a year according to the World Health Organization? Forty-five million Americans complain of headaches each year, 8 million visit their doctor, and 3 million went to the emergency room, according to U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

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We are closed Thursday March 5th due to inclement weather.

March 5th, 2015

Due to the inclement weather and unsafe road conditions, Loudoun Sports Therapy Center will be closed today, Thursday March 5th, 2015. We plan to open as scheduled at 6:30am on Friday March 6th. Please stay safe and contact the office Friday morning for assistance with scheduling. As this snow will be heavy, practice safe snow

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Limited Hip Mobility Can Cause Back Pain

February 23rd, 2015

Believe it or not, your hips play a large role in the health of your back and limited hip mobility can cause back pain.  Do you have an aching back at the end of the day and wonder where the source of your pain is coming from? You are not alone! More than 80 percent of the

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Five Ways to Avoid Joint Pain

February 18th, 2015

Do you find your joints aching for seemingly no apparent reason? Even small aches and pains are your body’s way of telling you something is not working correctly and this should not be ignored. According to a Centers for Disease Control (CDC) study, 30% of the people surveyed reported some form of joint pain within

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The Importance of Warming Up and Cooling Down Correctly

February 5th, 2015

Many people go out for a run or start a pickup game of basketball without understanding the importance of warming up and cooling down correctly. Participating in a regular warm-up routine prior to playing a game, running, exercising or engaging in any high-intensity activity in crucial to preventing serious injuries. Some of these injuries include: Strains

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Foods To Promote Immune Function

February 3rd, 2015

With the flu and other viruses spreading around this Winter season, many people wonder which foods they can eat to promote immune function. There are various methods to prevent illness as well as ways to help recover from an illness faster. Below are some methods you can use to promote healthy immune function. Ensure you

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February is American Heart Health Awareness Month

January 30th, 2015

February is American Heart Health Awareness Month and we all need to be aware how important heart health really is. Cardiovascular Disease (CVD) is the number one killer in the U.S. CVD includes heart disease, high blood pressure and stroke. You can control a number of risk factors including: Diet Physical activity Tobacco use Obesity

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Overview of the Vestibular System

January 29th, 2015

Overview of the Vestibular System The vestibular system is our balance organ and lies deep within the inner ear near the temporal bone of our skull.  Its main components are three semicircular canals (posterior, anterior, horizontal), the cochlea, utricle, and saccule.  The semicircular canals are responsible for sensing the direction and amplitude of head rotation.

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How to Relieve Back and Neck Pain With a Healthy Spine

January 27th, 2015

Do you suffer from aching back pain, nagging neck pain or even headaches? Having a healthy spine can prevent these symptoms. Your spine is a complicated structure of vertebrae, discs, joints, ligaments, tendons, muscles and nerves. Every second of every day your spine is moving in a delicate balance, even while you breathe! Take care of

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Mason Jar Salads on the Go

January 23rd, 2015

When you’re in a hurry but still want to eat healthy, try prepping Mason jar salads to go. They’re quick and easy to assemble, easily transportable and your leafy greens and veggies will stay crisp. Try these great tips below for a healthy, convenient option for your busy lifestyle. The key to any Mason jar

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