October is National Physical Therapy Month

Join us in celebrating National Physical Therapy Month. Here is a powerful statement that I found on the American Physical Therapy Association’s website: “A Physical Therapist can help reduce pain without medications in most cases.” Who wouldn’t want that? My personal experience of some rather debilitating back pain sent me back to my physical therapist [...]

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Working Out The Shoulder

As baseball season is winding down, Football is in full swing (yay) and so is my fascination with the NFL Quarterback’s ability to throw such straight and powerful passes. It’s such a highlight to watch a good game and see a strong defense, forward offense and a quarterback that is connecting each pass perfectly to [...]

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Turning Fall Yard Maintenance Into Fun!

The night air is turning brisk and leaves are beginning to fall, so begins the yard maintenance to prepare for the cold months ahead.  Many things need to be done to prepare my gardens and yard–raking the leaves is the biggest one of all. Fortunately, I actually love doing these tasks and look at them [...]

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Sneaking In the Exercise

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Your alarm goes off at 6:00am, it’s time to get up and start the day. Coffee is brewing, you hop in the shower and dress for work. After eating a bowl of cereal and packing up a brown bag lunch, it’s 7:30am and time to head out to work. The workday is full of meetings [...]

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Strengthen the Ankle to Help Prevent Injuries

Since our focus this month has been on the ankle I was excited to come across an article on the Active website that provided some good information on building ankle strength.  These exercises are great to help your performance during activites.  Additionally I found some great information worth sharing from the American Academy of Orthopaedic [...]

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