Nordic Skiing-Low Back Pain

Nordic Skiing and Low Back Pain Some may argue that there is a decreased chance of injury with Nordic skiing vs alpine skiing. However, the repetitive nature of classic Nordic

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Osteoarthritis-My Aching Knee

  Osteoarthritis is the most common arthritis and involves degeneration of the joint cartilage.  Risk factors include excess weight, family history, age, previous injury, and inactivity. The cartilage is the

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Live Well Ecosystems

    One of the recognized breakdowns of overall health and wellness includes the 5 following pillars: Move, Fuel, Recover, Connect and Endure. MOVE is the physical therapist’s expertise. This

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Common Myths About Physical Therapy

October is Physical Therapy Month, so what better time than now to talk about what Physical Therapy is and what it can do for you. As physical therapy practitioners we

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Young Athlete Overuse Injuries

Young Athlete Overuse Injuries: Know the Facts -Overuse injuries include stress fractures, tendonitis, and joint pain, and occur when athletes are required to perform the same motion repeatedly causing small

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THE ANKLE

THE ANKLE: A SMALL BUT IMPORTANT JOINT Are your ankles ready to carry you into fall as you go hiking and playing in the great outdoors? You remember the kid’s

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Sleep Hygiene

Sleep hygiene is to help promote good sleep using behavioral changes. Changing sleep patterns takes a few days/weeks, so keep at it! Research shows that if/when you make these changes,

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Hiking Into Summer

      Spring is in the air, summer is just around the corner, and it’s time to enjoy the great outdoors. People can’t wait for the snow to melt

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Top 5 Exercises to Protect Your Shoulder

Top 5 exercises to protect your shoulder  The shoulder is one of the largest and most complex joints in the body.  There are certain muscle groups that are needed to provide the

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How Much is Your Weight Getting you Down?

The obesity epidemic is affecting our lives in more ways than we recognize. According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), obesity is defined as having a Body

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