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Injury Prevention
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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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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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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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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axes physical therapist helping patient
So you went to your doctor to discuss a pain you’ve been having, and it is recommended to go to physical therapy.  The questions start streaming in your head…”What is that? How is that going to help me? Isn’t there something I can just take to make me feel better?...
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It’s sweet summertime! One of my favorite times of the year! I’m not here to rain on your Fourth of July parade, but let’s talk firework safety so you can stay safe and keep enjoying those summer nights! Each year typically between June and July, thousands of injuries occur due...
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