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Improving Balance to Prevent Injuries

Improving Balance to Prevent Injuries

How much time do you devote to balance? The truth is probably not enough. While a lot of us make the time to go the gym and get in our strength training and cardio, we often neglect simple balance exercises.
Tips From Our Physical Therapists

Tips From Our Physical Therapists

National Physical Therapy Month (NPTM) occurs every October and celebrates the physical therapy (PT) profession and it impact on patients. PTs assist people of all ages and abilities, maximizing their movement and actively participating in a patient’s recovery. Thank you to all our PTs for everything that they do!
Soccer Injuries: What to Do

Soccer Injuries: What to Do

Jennifer DeRosa knows all too well about soccer injuries. Jennifer started playing soccer at four years old and battled through injuries from a young age through college, playing Division 1 Soccer at UNC Asheville. Injuries included knee and neck strains, and she even needed anterior compartment surgery to bilateral lower legs.
Mindfulness to Improve Recovery

Mindfulness to Improve Recovery

In today’s busy world we are constantly moving fast and multi-tasking.
Protect Your Hands While Gardening

Protect Your Hands While Gardening

When the spring season is in full bloom, many of us are eager to get outside and enjoy the nice weather.

Older, Wiser, Stronger, Fitter: Balance for Seniors can be FUN

When treating clients to prevent a fall or unfortunately after a fall has caused an injury, physical therapists promote many exercises including balance retraining.
Osteoporosis and Exercise

Osteoporosis and Exercise

You’ve been given the diagnosis of Osteoporosis and your doctor wants you to do weight bearing activities to improve your bone health.
10 Ways to Keep Your Back Healthy

10 Ways to Keep Your Back Healthy

Does your job give you a pain in the neck or back?
National Physical Therapy Month: Meet Kristine Royen

National Physical Therapy Month: Meet Kristine Royen

She loves sports as much as you do!
What We’re Doing in Physical Therapy: Instrument-Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization (IASTM)

What We’re Doing in Physical Therapy: Instrument-Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization (IASTM)

Soft-tissue injuries sometimes happen gradually, such as overuse issues in athletes or people who do repetitive physical work

Basic Sling Wear Instructions

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