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Exploring the Rotator Cuff

Where is it? The is located in the shoulder or glenohumeral joint. The glenoid is the surface of the shoulder blade which meets the upper arm bone (humerus) to form the shoulder joint. The rotator cuff muscles cover the surfaces of the shoulder blade (scapula) and then become tendonous as they insert (attach) onto the humerus. ...

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2014: The Year of the Pedometer

Hello and Happy New Year! Have you decided to make this your year? The year to finally get into shape or kick up your fitness routine. Aside from the best option of hiring a personal trainer, here's another way to jump start your year. A burst of new fitness gadgets have recently been introduced into the health industry and they far surpass the te...

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Best Personal Trainers in Milwaukee

Vita has been named the Best Personal Trainers in Milwaukee for 2013 on WISN.com through the A-List! I want to be the first one to thank our Vita family for the support we received the entire month of December. We saw votes come in from not only all over the country but also all over the world. It is because of every single one of our supporters, ...

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Health Insurance for Therapy Services

Many changes are taking place in healthcare. This month we discuss what some of these changes mean for Medicare Beneficiaries. Not to worry, next month we will feature information on broader healthcare plans and explain what the deductible, co-insurance, etc. mean for you. Our goal is to help you understand and optimize what health insurance does f...

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Get to Know: Laura

Laura is our Director of Communications and has been with Vita for nine years. Laura has seen the company evolve and become what it is today, she is proud to be one of the original employees of Vita. 1. What takes up your time outside of work? I love doing anything outdoors! I enjoy spending time with my teenage daughters, it's f...

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Training for the Santa Hustle 5k

Want to join us for the Santa Hustle 5k but have never run a race before? We’ve got you covered. We’ll help you get ready for your first race while keeping you safe. Look into the that every runner should know and the to avoid minor training-related problems. We recommend following the from the Running Clinic of Canada in preparation for you...

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I love hearing this question because typically the answer is Yes! Physical therapists are the movement specialists and have training which allows them to use various techniques to minimize pain and restore function. Physical therapy aims to restore balance to the musculoskeletal system. This means if you feel that you have pain from tight, overwor...

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Success Story of the Month: Annie Heaps

In February of 2012, I ran my second half marathon. What I believed was a perfect storm of training inside (on a treadmill), not training long enough, and getting sick in the middle of training; I ended up injuring myself during that race. Specifically, around mile 9, I began to experience an intense shooting pain in my right leg, on my IT band. Ev...

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Get to Know: Lottie

My philosophy on fitness is this: Each and every person has the power to create their life; not just live it. Empower yourself. Make the decision to get in the best shape of your life. If you do, I am more than happy to guide you every step of the way. 1. What takes up your time outside of work? I like to practice what I preach. ...

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Which app is right for me?

Fitness Buddy, Sleep Cycle, Instant Heart Rate, Lose It!, Smart Alarm, Jillian Michaels Slim-Down, RunKeeper, and Zombies, Run!; just a couple of the health and fitness applications that top the charts. With so many choices out there, how do you know which application is right for you? Better yet, how do you know the credibility of these applicatio...

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