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From the Therapist’s Desk : Physical Therapy Modalities

Having recently read the following article highlighting a new trend in the Physical Therapy world, I felt it prudent to give my professional opinion. , I think this article highlights some important points within the physical therapy profession. Most important is that patients will start feeling and functioning better when they have the necessary...

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The Importance of Core Strength

Core strength is about more than just having a flat stomach, your core is key in maintaining spinal support and balance. A well-maintained regiment of core strengthening can help prevent future back problems, and lends itself to general spinal health. Your core is made up of your abdominal muscles, erector muscles, and obliques. Here 5 simple exer...

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Get to Know : Bradley

Throughout high school and my first year of college I was continuously asked what job you wanted to have in life. It was so annoying for those 2-3 years being asked so frequently and not having a definitive answer. Well I knew some of the things I didn’t want to do; I didn’t want to write papers or articles, I didn’t want to speak to large gr...

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Summer

As the summer season comes into full swing injury prevention becomes more important. Vacations, summer break and better weather result in a rapid increase in outdoor activity, exercise and participation in sports. Unfortunately as activity increases so does the likelihood of a musculoskeletal injury. Below are some principles and suggestions to hel...

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Fire It Up: 4 Rules for Safer Grilling

Stay safe and healthy when you light up the barbecue grill. Barbecues are a favorite summer activity for many of us. But warm weather and unsafe cooking techniques can lead to food-borne illnesses. These illnesses are caused by E. coli, salmonella and other bacteria that thrive in warm weather. They can be found in raw and undercooked meat...

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