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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The Many Possibilities of Squash

As Fall sets in, with leaves changing and cooling temperatures, I am always craving a warm bowl of soup.  Farmers markets are brimming with squash, pumpkins, apples, onions, beets and brussel sprouts. All sorts of tasty fall delights waiting to be cooked and prepared. One of my favorite Fall soups is a butternut squash puree [...]

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Rehab After A Mastectomy

Most mastectomies, the partial or complete surgical removal of one or both breasts, either are done to treat breast cancer patients or as a preventative measure for those individuals whom are believed to be at high risk for breast cancer. After the surgical removal, the affected side’s chest tissue tightens and often the patient is [...]

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When a Stiff Shoulder is More Than Just Stiff

There are stiff shoulders and there are stiff shoulders.  The condition is called Frozen Shoulder or Adhesive Capsulitis and it can be terribly painful. In fact there are three stages: Freezing Frozen Thawing This condition will get better though it may take as long as three (3) years, so schedule an appointment with your doctor. Once [...]

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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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