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3 Jun, 2019

Computers and Phones causing your Neck Issues?

Is your computer and phone causing your neck issues?  One of the biggest contributors to neck pain and stiffness is our poor posture. A lot of us sit at a desk for work or school for several hours throughout the day. We’re often not aware of our posture. We might not have a workstation that

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10 May, 2019

You Do Not Have to Live with Back Problems

People living with back problems and pain are often plagued by the inability to sleep, with difficulty tying their shoes, bathing, sitting at work, or standing while waiting in line at the grocery store.  They are restricted from their extracurricular sports activities and enjoying their favorite zumba exercise classes. Like many conditions, when we have

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8 Apr, 2019

Morning commute have you sitting in traffic?

By: Kiara Holmes, ATC Knock Knock Who’s There? Cervical Cervical who? Serve a cool ice pack please, my neck is killing me! Neck pain and tightness is something that we all may experience from time to time for different reasons. However, chronic pain or tightness often has a deeper issue than just sleeping wrong one night.

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25 Mar, 2019

Trouble sleeping through the night because of back pain?

By: Jason Makoutz, DPT Read on for answers to common questions about back pain, how it starts and how to get rid of it for good! How does back pain usually start? Many times back pain starts from a specific incident where you overexerted yourself, lifted something improperly, performed more of an activity than you

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18 Mar, 2019

What Most People Assume Makes Up the Core

By Devin Wurman, DPT The core must be one of the most complex features of the human body. Everything we do involves the core. What is the core exactly? A lot of people think it’s those wonderful six-pack abs. But really that’s not the core, that’s only a small component of the core. So what

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11 Mar, 2019

Don’t Wait To Treat Lower Body Discomfort

Back discomfort can be debilitating no matter what your walk of life. People living with back pain are often plagued by the inability to sleep, stiffness or difficulty with activities that they love. At Loudoun Sports Therapy Center, our goal to help you treat your back problems through targeted strengthening and specific exercises so you

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6 Mar, 2019

Ever had a nagging headache that just wouldn’t go away?

By: C. Ashley Border, DPT Ever had a nagging headache that just wouldn’t go away? Headaches can start for a variety of causes including muscular tension and weakness in the neck, stress, dehydration or low blood sugar, outdated reading glass prescriptions, or something sinister like a stroke, head injury, or other systemic problems in the body.

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6 Mar, 2019

How we sit at our desk matters

By Angie Austin, LPTA Understanding ergonomics will help you better apply it to your daily life and well being. Ergonomics is defined by the dictionary as an applied science concerned with designing and arranging things people use so the people and thinks interact efficiently and safely. Everything you sit in or lie down on refers

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10 Jan, 2019

Office Ergonomics: Is Your Desk in Ergo Shape?

Do you ever experience pain or discomfort while working at your desk? Do you experience headaches, eye strain, shoulder, neck or back pain while sitting at your workstation? If you answered yes, then your office may have some shaping up to do. So what exactly is ergonomics? Ergonomics is defined as “an applied science concerned

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31 Dec, 2018

Clicking a mouse or using a keyboard uncomfortable?

By: Rachel Herrmann, DPT Let PT give you a helping hand with your elbow, wrist, or hand issue.  Physical therapist is not just about getting people walking again. Physical therapists can also treat your upper extremities issues that impact one’s ability to type, hold, grip, squeeze, and perform other fine motor tasks with one’s hand

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