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For better or for worse, our daily lives are lived online. From banking to socializing, to streaming our favorite TV shows, Americans spend a large part of their day sitting in front of a computer or other electronic device. While the ease of access has expedited the time it takes to do daily tasks, the reality is, sitting in front of a computer screen each day takes a toll on our bodies. Even those who are mindful of the hours spent in front of a screen are still at risk of straining or i...
Posted on 2018-11-19
                  Your body is like a machine. In order for it to run at its best, it needs to be maintained regularly, used frequently and fueled with the highest quality fuel. Whether your goal is reaching the next personal best in your workout routine, or it's getting back to your old self as you come back from a painful injury, your body needs proper nutrition to help it recover; both from your rigorous leg da...
Posted on 2018-10-22
            Direct access is exactly what it sounds like: patients can directly access the services of a physical therapist without the need to get a prescription from a physician. Direct access allows for an open market, enabling patients to seek out and receive services that can help to support their return to the things they love. The American Physical Therapy Association states that with direct access, patients are able to receive an e...
Posted on 2018-09-03
            Great workouts are often accompanied by tightness, soreness, and tension in the following days. Delayed onset muscle soreness is no stranger to those who spend time working out or playing their favorite sport. The benefits of foam rolling can help your recovery and get you back to doing your favorite things: whether that be sports, hiking or that can't-miss cardio class. The focused manual pressure of using a foam roll...
Posted on 2018-08-23
      When pain and discomfort are restricting your movements and preventing you from doing the things you love, managing your discomfort becomes a priority. However, with the plethora of options available to help mitigate pain and restricted movements, it can feel overwhelming trying to decide what is the best course of action to take for your personal needs and situation. This month we focus on the option of cold laser therapy to help you get back to doing the thing yo...
Posted on 2018-08-07
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