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5 Reasons you need a Physical Therapist to Coordinate your Fitness Regimen

Physical therapists aren't just for people that are injured or have had surgery. Physical therapists can also help healthy people improve their fitness. Here are 5 reasons why you should consider seeing yours.   YOU WANT A BASELINE When...

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How to Avoid Injuries while Pursuing your New Year Resolutions: Your Physical Therapist Can Help You Keep Your Resolution

  As one year comes to a close and another begins, people begin to set goals and make resolutions. Losing weight, getting to the gym more often or getting into "better shape" are all common. These all require increasing your amount...

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When the weather gets cold, don’t forget to warm up!

  Colder weather means some changes to how we exercise. Of course it's harder to motivate yourself to get outside for a run or bike ride when the temperature drops, and the shorter days compress our schedules, but there are changes in your...

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Optimal Recovery Postures for Runners and Athletes

There long has been discussion on the best posture for runners and athletes to assume when recovering from high-intensity exercise: Hands on Head (HH) or Hands on Knees (HK).   A recent  study conducted by Michaelson et al (1) studied the...

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Breast Cancer Recovery: Why am I Falling?

My sister is a brave and courageous breast cancer survivor. Her cancer journey has been long and hard, emotionally, mentally and physically draining. And once she had completed her initial treatment for cancer, she was optimistic that the road ahead...

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Lazy Summer or Deconditioned?

The weather is hot, the gym is closed, and you've been relaxing - enjoying the lazy, hazy days of summer. Taking a day off here and there is no problem, but if you've been consistently missing your regular run, bike ride, or gym session and...

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