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75 Hard | Mind and Body Transformation.

Posted 05.13.2021

Recently I completed a challenge called 75 HARD developed by Andy Frisella. I learned a lot about myself. As a physical therapist, I went to the extreme to place myself in my patient’s shoes to learn about how to overcome mental hurdles in achieving my goals...

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Plan For the Next Round | 4 Exercises to Rehab Tennis Elbow.

Posted 07.14.2020

Despite the name, it might be surprising to find out that tennis elbow does not just affect tennis players. This injury is also common amongst golfers, baseball players, bowlers, and any jobs that require repetitive arm, elbow, and wrist work. According to Baylor University Medical Center, fewer than 5% of tennis elbow diagnoses are from tennis related injuries...

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Top 10 Benefits of Physical Therapy.

Posted 07.06.2020

Physical therapists are movement experts who improve quality of life through hands-on care, patient education, and prescribed movement. Physical therapists treat people of all ages and abilities and empower you to take an active part in your care. After an evaluation, your physical therapist will create a treatment plan for your specific needs and goals.

Choose more movement. Choose better health. Choose Physical Therapy...

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Feeling Cooped Up? | 5 Great Work From Home Stretches.

Posted 06.05.2020

To say that working from home is more popular now than ever is a bit of an understatement. According to Netskope, a cloud securities company providing services for Fortune 100 companies, 58% of American knowledge workers are working from home as of mid-March. Up 30% from the end of 2019, this rapid change poses several health challenges as lock downs push us towards an increasingly sedentary lifestyle...

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5 Banded Core Exercises to Strengthen Your Midsection.

Posted 06.04.2020

When you picture someone with a strong core, what do they look like? Do they have a six pack? An eight pack? A TEN pack?! Alright there’s no such thing as a ten pack, but the point is that most people think having a strong core means movie-style abs when that really...

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The "When" and "Why" of Physical Therapy.

Posted 05.05.2020

Dr. Dan Luczka's article published in the National Magazine: Private Practice Section of the APTA (American Physical Therapy Association). The public does not come to us so we can increase their shoulder range of motion; rather, it’s so they can play in their recreational activities with their friends. They don’t care about improved joint mobility; instead, they are focused on sleeping through the night, pain-free. If the public learns that we can get them back to their sport, playing with their children, or get a good night’s rest without tossing and turning, they will choose to see a PT first. We can then help a portion of the 93% of people who do not get referred to physical therapy for back pain. Make your message clear, let them know when they need to see us (first) and why they should see us (to get them back to the active lifestyle they want). If a patient believes you can get them back to where they want to be, you will be their first stop...

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