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Is stomach sleeping bad for you?

In a nutshell, yes.  And I know this makes me a very unpopular person among those people who sleep on their stomach.  Stomach sleepers are very staunch in their sleeping…

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Physical Therapy for Plantar Fasciitis

Plantar fasciitis is pain on the bottom of your foot.  It is most painful first thing in the morning, usually when you take the first steps in the morning.  Sometimes…

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Separating Fact From Fiction: Does Compression Gear Really Work?

Compression gear. Chances are, you’ve probably seen it before. In fact, it seems like everyone from weekend warriors to professional athletes are touting the significant benefits of this new “breakthrough.”…

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Tips for Working Out in the Summer Heat

Here in Southeastern PA, we’re in the midst of summer’s peak. And while that can mean fun in the sun, sand, beach, and surf, it can also be a significant…

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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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Benefits of Foam Rolling

What is a Trigger Point? Trigger points are a small patch of muscle tissue in spasm, and they can occur for a number of reasons. When we develop aches and…

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What is Frozen Shoulder and how is it Fixed?

Adhesive capsulitis, which is more commonly referred to as frozen shoulder, occurs in 2-5% of the population at one point or another. It typically occurs in adults ages 40-70, and…

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Sports Hernias

Sports Hernia Background “Sports hernia” is a broad term that is used to describe pain in the lower abdominal or upper groin region, however it may or may not actually…

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How Do I Choose A Running Shoe?

Runners are often overwhelmed by the amount of shoes there are to choose from, and have a difficult time finding the ones that will benefit them the most. When choosing…

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Top 6 Foods to Help Speed Recovery Pt. II

In our last blog, we mentioned that although physical therapy may be one of the most important steps you can take to get back in the game stronger, better, and…

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