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11 Sep, 2020

Bone Health and Fitness by Walking

Walking is a great step to improve bone health and fitness. It is one of the easiest ways to get a workout and it offers many physical and mental health benefits. So, lace up your shoes and go for a walk. Bones and Muscles Strength Walking is a low impact exercise, which means that it

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2 Jul, 2020

Sources and Reasons for Back Issues

Back pain can come from multiple different sources and can occur for a number of different reasons. The muscles, lumbar discs in between the bones and the joints of the spine can all be sources of back pain. These are all things that coming to PT can address as well! So what can I try

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18 Jun, 2020

Top 7 Sports Injuries

Sports injuries are injuries that occur during any sport or physical activity. Typically in a sports injury, the musculoskeletal (muscles, bones and ligaments) system is involved.  Why do sport injuries occur?  Sports injuries are commonly caused by: Poor training methods Muscular weakness Structural abnormalities  Faulty movement patterns  Improper form  Improper warm-up and cool-downs  Common types

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15 Jun, 2020

A Sprain or A Strain

I’m sure you’ve heard of someone that has had a sprain or a strain or even experienced one yourself. Sprains and strains are common injuries that affect the soft tissues of your body. You don’t have to be an athlete to experience one of these injuries. People of all ages and activity levels are susceptible

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12 Jun, 2020

Pain from Posture: Get Relief TODAY!

Posture is something that we hear about all the time and it’s usually followed by “oh, I have terrible posture”. Postural weakness in the neck is a problem many of us struggle with. We spend a lot of time sitting whether it is at a desk or on a couch and 9 times out of

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8 Jun, 2020

Tight Muscles Causing Pain

Tight muscles can lead to decreased mobility, inability to perform every day activities and eventually lead to pain.  It is also true that decreased mobility and pain can lead to tight muscles. Hypomobility Hypomobility or motion that is restricted due to tight muscles, can occur because of: Extended periods of decreased motion Sedentary lifestyles Poor

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13 May, 2020

Strain in Our Flexor

Since we have been spending more time at home a lot of us have found that we have been spending a lot more time sitting whether it is while we are working from home, learning from home or spending time sitting on the couch catching up on new tv shows. Some of us have also

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11 May, 2020

What is PFPS…

Patellofemoral pain syndrome (PFPS) is a condition in which the tendons surrounding the knee becomes inflamed. It can also be associated with damage of the cartilage behind the knee cap (patella). PFPS is very common in many people of all age ranges and activity levels. The most common symptom is knee pain that is described

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21 Jan, 2020

Effective Treatment for Hamstring Injuries

Hamstring injuries are common amongst athletes, especially with movements involving high-speed running, high kicks, slide tackling, and splits.  What are Hamstrings and How are They Injured? The hamstring is a combination of 3 muscles: Semitendinosus Semimembranosus Biceps femoris Injury is dependent on intensity of sport along with other variables such as duration, frequency and/or body

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7 Nov, 2019

A Strengthening Program’s Role in Preventing Injuries

For athletes, being stronger and strengthening properly will help them to experience a significant decrease in potential for injury, and experience an overall greater ease of activity and movement with everything they do. This all starts with knowing what muscles to work and how to work them correctly.’ Typically, there will be no immediate effect

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