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Why do you get shin splints?

Shin splints is a common running injury.  Most people do not understand how or why they get them since there is no real trauma involved, no incident that they can…

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Is Foam Rolling the same as Stretching

  The question that often comes up when dealing with recover, is foam rolling the same as stretching?  The simple answer is no, they are not the same.  They do…

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STOP stretching your hamstrings and do THIS instead

    We’ve all done it in some variation or all variations, the hamstring stretch.  Some of us has done it sitting up or with our leg up against the…

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Is “Perfect Posture” a Myth?

At some point in our upbringing, an adult is bound to call attention to our posture with all-too-well-known phrases such as “stand up straight,” or “no slouching!”. More often than…

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Why do I get headaches at night?

Working from home in this new COVID 19 era has brought about changes that many of us are just now starting to feel the effects from.  With an abrupt switch…

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The Best Office Chair for Back Pain

When setting up your work from home desk or your desk at work, making sure your chair is set up properly can save you from headaches, low back pain, carpal…

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How to Prevent Heat Cramps During Your Summer Workout

When debilitating enough, severe heat cramps can bring your summer workout to a screeching halt. Working out in the warm weather brings on a higher chance of cramps, yet heat…

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My Pain Won’t Go Away

The #1 reason that patients seek help from a Physical Therapist is because they are in pain. In the ideal world, pain is a good thing. It tells our bodies…

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Running with Back Pain

Running with back pain? It sounds weird to even ask such a question. Most people would think, who would run with back pain? But runners get it. People who love…

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How Do I Continue to Rehabilitate After My Physical Therapy Sessions End?

Completing physical therapy sessions is a huge milestone for anyone who is recovering from a severe injury or illness. But for many, the day-to-day challenges of sports injury rehabilitation are…

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