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Miller Physical Therapy - Our Healthy Living (Thriving!) Blog

As physical therapists and medical professionals, we’re all about the mechanics of the human body. Bones, muscles, ligaments, tendons, nerves…they’re all foundational in what we do and how we do it – and in what our patients do and how they do it. What patients may not be aware of is the fact that their mental approach to physical therapy and recovery from an injury or surgery in general has a huge impact on how well they progress. Visualization, also called guided im...
Posted on 2016-08-15
2016 is within sight, and we want to encourage you to look ahead to a healthier, more active lifestyle, whether you’re currently active or not. There’s always room for improvement and when it comes to your quality of life there’s no reason not to aim high! We see many clients who are recovering from surgery or an injury (or surgery following an injury) but even if you don’t fall into those categories your lifestyle can improve. Chronic pain is at the top of the list...
Posted on 2015-12-29
Here we are again! The CrossFit Games Season 2015 has begun! The Open began in February, and like clockwork, the phone started ringing a week later - when adrenaline, over-training, and athletes possibly repeating moves they haven't trained for are performed in earnest. The result: the perfect breeding ground for injuries. As in previous years, the Crossfit Open is a five-week competition with one new workout per week. The week’s workout is released each Thursday at 5 p.m. PT, and comp...
Posted on 2015-04-10