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Concussion Prevention

I recently had a discussion with a high school football coach and asked him what he did to prevent against catastrophic injury.  To which he responded that he does various…

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Common Running Injuries

With the new year upon us, people are trying to hold to their New Year’s Resolutions, of which many people include ‘getting in shape’ as one of theirs.  For whatever…

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What is Sciatica?

As my dad always used to say if I had a nickel for every time…. That phrase applies nicely to this diagnosis, if I had a nickel every time I saw…

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Proper Footwear – Yes it is important!

Most of us are overwhelmed by the amount of footwear choices on the market today, and why shouldn’t you be there are entire stores with just sneakers!  Choosing the right…

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Arthritis and Exercise

For years the misconception has been that if you have arthritis you should not exercise, you don’t want to make the pain worse.  Research though has proven that this is…

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5 exercises you NEED to be doing – And you don’t need a gym to do them!

With the new year almost upon us, most people make New Year’s resolutions to get back into shape.  This usually entails signing up for a year commitment at a fancy…

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How to make your own ice pack

Most people at one point in their lives need an ice pack.  Many of us do not want to go out and buy an expensive pack when things found in…

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Eliminate back pain : Change your posture and here’s how!

Ever since we are young we are told to sit up straight. But what does that mean? And why have we ignored something so important to us for so many…

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Posture : It can make all the difference!

People often ask me what is the most common injury that I treat. The answer is not specifically an injury but a cause, and that cause is poor posture. Since…

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Aquatic therapy: is it for you?

The answer most of the time is a resounding – YES, aquatic therapy will benefit you! There are very few blanket statements that I will make about the medical field…

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