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texting thumb pain
“Ok, I’ll text you!” How many times do you find yourself using that line? The average person spends around 23 hours a week texting – more if you are a Millennial or younger. Sure, texting allows you to stay “in touch” but if you overdo it, you can develop, “Texting...
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runner with shin splints
If you’ve ever experienced shin splints you know how irritating they can be. For those who have never experienced this, it’s an annoying, nagging pain or tenderness on the inside of the lower leg and sometimes they can derail an athletes’ training if not addressed. In this blog, we dive...
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With the temperatures dropping and the leaves changing comes my favorite time of the year – fall hunting. Whether you’re a turkey hunter, or a deer hunter like me, you have no doubt spent countless hours sitting . . . and waiting . . . for that trophy to make...
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hamstring injuries in sports
Questionable. Probable. Not practicing. Injured Reserve. Out. Are alerts like these causing you to stress out about your fantasy football team? Hamstring strains are a very common injury early in the season for skilled player positions. They can sideline your starting line-up quickly leaving you to scour the waiver wire...
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injured female athlete
Fall sports are underway. Invariably, you’re going to hear about the dreaded ACL tear, that puts an end to an athletes season. I decided it was important to share some information regarding ACL injury prevention since there are still many misconceptions regarding the topic. WHAT IS AN ACL INJURY? The...
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concussion in sports
It’s that time of year once again! The kids are headed back to school and fall sports will soon be in full swing.  They will be spending many hours practicing and training, anxiously awaiting the first time the lights go on or they step onto that field with their team....
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We are thrilled to announce that we are now open in Washington, MO! We officially opened our doors on August 6, 2019. This is our second facility in Franklin County serving Washington and the surrounding region. Consistent with our centered practice model, the team in Washington is focused on the...
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Obtaining adequate sleep has long been understood to be an important cornerstone to overall physical, mental and emotional health(1);  however, increasing attention is being given to the pervasive cultural rise of sleep deprivation in America. In fact, 1 in 3 American adults aren’t achieving the recommended 7 hours of sleep...
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Coffee has water in it right?!  At least that’s what I tell myself when the sun is coming up in the morning.  As a marathon runner and physical therapist with an undergraduate degree in nutritional sciences, you would think I would be excellent about being properly hydrated.  The truth is...
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Beginning July 22, 2019, Vic Zuccarello will begin offering Functional Capacity Evaluations (FCE’s) and Work Conditioning/Hardening Services at all Axes Physical Therapy locations. This is an important addition to the already robust workers’ compensation and return to work platform currently in place. We believe that work is inherently good. Work...
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