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14 Jun, 2019

Ever Walked With a Limp because of Knee Discomfort?

Knee discomfort can begin for a variety of reasons. Sometimes, knee discomfort can be attributed to a specific incident like a fall or an injury while playing sports. Knee problems can begin when you take a wrong step as you are run or walk. A knee problem could start after you walk up more stairs

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13 Mar, 2019

Discomfort While Standing

By Devin Wurman, DPT Have you ever gotten up in the morning and felt pain in your heel when you put your foot down on the floor? You’re probably wondering why your foot would hurt after you’ve been off your feet and sleeping all night. One of the most common causes of heel pain is

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13 Mar, 2019

Is Sitting at Work Uncomfortable

By: Angie Austin, LPTA Hip problems make daily activities like simply walking difficult and painful. This means that most hip problems are the result of repetitive movements we do on a daily basis. Because this joint is necessary for weight bearing activities like standing, walking and running, it can be a source of pain among

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19 Dec, 2018

What REALLY is Sciatica?

By: Jason Makoutz, DPT Have you ever heard of sciatica? It’s quite for a patient to come into the clinic saying they are suffering from sciatica. However, in most cases, this is NOT actually what’s going on with them. The term sciatica tends to be thrown around and not many people have a true understanding

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10 Dec, 2018

What our walking says about our muscles and joints

By: Mike Bills, MS PT When an expert assesses your walking they are looking at what referred to as your gait. This term “gait” takes into account what all of the joints in your legs and also your trunk are doing when you move one leg and stand on the other for support. Any change

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12 Nov, 2018

How the body needs to work to walk properly

By: Mike Bills, MS PT Walking is something that we all do everyday whether that be to simply get from one point to another or for exercise or for relaxation. Because walking is such a necessary part of daily life, it’s important to understand what should and should not be happening when we walk is

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18 Jul, 2018

5 Steps to Create a Successful Exercise Plan

Hands down, the worst kind of plan is no plan. A plan has three purposes: Help you reach your goals Help you prevent injuries while increasing performance Help you monitor your progress You don’t want to do the same thing day in and day out. This will lead to burnout, boredom and an overall feeling

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20 Apr, 2018

Popping, crunching, grinding in the joints

By Angie Austin, LPTA Knee problems are something that everyone will experience at some point in their lifetime. Having knee pain can be the result of many factors and affects all ages. As physical therapists, we work with patients to educate them about their problem in addition to how it can be corrected. So don’t

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3 Apr, 2018

Walking to Improve Bone Health

By Alyssa Burke, LPTA Walking is a great step to improve bone health and fitness. Springtime is a good time to get outside and be active. What better way to kick the winter blues and enjoy the beautiful spring weather than to go for a walk! Walking is one of the easiest ways to get

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