Fourth Of July Safety Tips from our Physical Therapist

July 3rd, 2018

Fourth of July is upon us and with it the season for outdoor BBQs and activities. Here are a few tips to keep you healthy and safe during the holiday! DON’T LIFT ALONE! With the high temps in the forecast tomorrow a cooler with some cold drinks is sure to be a staple for your bbq,

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Why We All Should Be Squatting

June 14th, 2018

Why We All Should Be Squatting The squat is a great way to assess functional ability and movement. It allows us to look at trunk stability and extremity mobility.  But why should you care?  Squatting is an activity we are required to do daily (think of toileting, getting in/out of a chair or car).  In fact there are more

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Spring Has Sprung! 7 Tips to Avoid Aches and Pains While Gardening

May 21st, 2018

7 Tips to Avoid Aches and Pains While Gardening Common gardening activities, such as digging, planting, weeding, mulching, and raking can cause stress and strain on muscles and joints. The following tips can help minimize aches and pains: 1. Get moving before you garden. A 10 minute brisk walk and stretches for the spine and

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