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Can Physical Therapy Help Prevent An ACL Injury?

A Physical Therapist Can Help Get You Started On An ACL Injury Prevention Program If you’re even a casual sports fan you’re likely very familiar with the dreaded ACL tear that will end an athlete’s season. But what if there was a program that you could take part in that would help lower your chances […]

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Get Rid of Your Tension Headaches For Good

Do you ever find that you have frequent headaches when you get stressed? Have you ever wondered why this happens? Tension headaches are typically the type of headaches that occur with stress. The pain from these headaches is frequently felt in the back and/or sides of the head, often spreading to the eye. Most people […]

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5 Sure Ways to Get Healthy in 2016

Did your New Years resolution have you making donations to your health club last year?  Have you made a New Year’s resolution yet for this year? Well guess what?  Three out of the top ten most common New Year’s Resolutions are regarding health, weight loss, and exercise.  Unfortunately, these well-meaning goals are often broken after […]

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10 Ways to Enjoy Your Holiday Meal (AND have your body Thank You for it…)

Thanksgiving and Christmas are right around the corner, and everyone’s looking forward to getting together with family and indulging (why not?). Fortunately, we have put together 10 ways for you to ‘have your turkey and eat it too.’ Here they are: 1. Drink plenty of water throughout the week – especially before heavy meals. 2. […]

9 Things You Should Know About Pain

While we used to believe that pain originated within the tissues of our body, we now understand that pain does not exist until the brain determines it does. The brain uses a virtual “road map” to direct an output of pain to tissues that it suspects may be in danger. This process acts as a […]

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How You Can Still Exercise When You Have Joint Pain

You need to exercise and lose 10lbs.”  This is often the dreaded feedback from medical practitioners to people who have pain in their joints.  Whether it is in the knees, hips, ankle, back or shoulder, none of us really want to exercise through pain.  If you think about it, this makes perfect sense anyway.  Have […]

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A GREAT EXERCISE THAT YOU CAN’T AFFORD TO DO WRONG

Squatting Correctly Several times I have seen athletes, bodybuilders, military personnel, and even the weekend warriors for injuries related to one of the most popular exercises in the gym… The Squat!!! With so many variations on how different people do the squat, one must ask, “What is the correct way to do it?”  Whether you […]