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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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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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Water, Hydration and your Health: Are you Really Drinking enough Water?

Its early June in South Dakota and we are already experiencing extreme temperatures. IT IS HOT OUT THERE! This extreme heat demands we revisit a discussion on hydration and our health.  Life doesn't stop for leisure, work and recreational...

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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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