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How to Boost Productivity When Working from Home

Make the most of working remotely by taking a few extra steps to boost your mood and productivity.

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8 Tips to Strengthen Your Immune System

In addition to washing your hands thoroughly and avoiding people who may be sick, follow these tips to protect yourself against viruses and support a strong immune system.

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Stretches for Swimmers

PTA Mary Jean McKinnon demonstrates stretches and techniques to relieve muscle tightness and help swimmers of all ages perform their best.

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Behind the Scenes of Caring For Some of the Country’s Top College Athletes

PA Jeffrey Dabkowski invites us to learn how he keeps Davidson College’s basketball team healthy at home and on the road.

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Dive In: 11 Things to Know About Aquatic Therapy

One of the biggest splashes in physical therapy in recent years is the evolution of aquatic therapy.

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12 Ways to Strengthen Your Core

Your core muscles are muscles that you can’t ‘see’, as opposed to muscles that are visible in shape beneath your skin.

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The Five Stretches You Need for Your Sore Neck and Shoulders

Finding yourself grabbing your neck and shoulders after a long day at work? Try these physical therapist-approved stretches.

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The Hip, Getting Older and Running

Many active Americans worry about the impact of exercise on their hips. Chris Dollar, PT, DPT, talks about the hip and how it ages with you.

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Why Adults Need to be More Active

Our society is one that relies heavily on technology and tends to leave us sedentary most of the day, which can cause health problems down the road. Here are some quick tips to become more active and lead a healthier lifestyle overall.

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Excel This Summer - Speed & Agility Camps for Young Athletes

Your child will get a leg up on the competition in our summer camps specialized to improve strength and agility and excel at combine testing.

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Five FAQs about Treadmill Running Answered by a Medical Expert

The treadmill can be an excellent training tool for runners when weather conditions are uninviting or downright dangerous. Love them or hate them, treadmills can be convenient, easy to use and safer than battling the elements and weather outside. 

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Do You Have Sacroiliac Joint Problems? Here's What You Need to Know

The sacroiliac (SI) joint is located in the pelvis and links the iliac bones (pelvis) to the sacrum (lowest part of the spine above the tailbone). It is an essential component for shock absorption to prevent impact force from reaching the spine.

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What's in a serving? How to know you're eating enough fruits and veggies

We know fruits and vegetables are good for us, but to support healthy weight we need to know exactly what makes up a serving.

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How Women Can Safely Start an Exercise Program Over 50

As the New Year approaches many people make New Year’s resolutions. One very popular resolution is to begin exercising. For women in particular, it can be difficult to battle weight gain with age due in part to hormonal imbalances and the prevalence of estrogen.

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Workout Recovery - How to Get the Most Out of Your Effort

A series of micro muscle tears during workouts lead to increased strength and performance but it's important to jumpstart the recovery process during high-intensity training. 

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4 Frozen Waterfalls To Explore in Western Carolina this Winter

Waterfalls take on a new look in winter as their icy cascades produce surreal sights and sounds. Discover these four gems around Asheville.

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How to Tackle a Long-Distance Hike in Winter

You don't have to pack up your hiking shoes when the snow starts to fall. Here, insider tips on tackling a long-distance hike in winter.

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5 Ways to Beat the Cold on Winter Hikes

Follow these expert tips to remain warm and comfortable on Carolina trails in winter.

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Salt Caves and Spiced Cider: Where to Go to Banish the Winter Blues in Western North Carolina

The pallor of winter can cast a dismal tone over the mountains of Western North Carolina. Thankfully, the Asheville area is well equipped with warmth, cheer, and rejuvenation- as long as you know where to look.

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Getting Back into Running after Taking Time Off: Athletic Trainers Share Their Secrets

Anytime you’ve been sidelined, it can be daunting to find the motivation to step back into running

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The 3 Big Football Injuries You Should Know About

Most football injuries occur in the knee. The three most common types of injury are the MCL sprain, the meniscus tear, and the ACL tear

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Turf Toe - Treatable or Career-Ending?

“Turf Toe” is a term commonly used to refer to pain, swelling, or joint stiffness at the base of the big toe, caused by a sprain to the ligaments and joint capsule

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3 Ways to Keep Kids Active (and Save Your Sanity) During the Winter

Don’t go stir crazy when cold weather sets in. Keep moving with these creative family activities.

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