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Strength Training

How Can I Avoid Sustaining an Injury While Strength Training?

January 20th, 2020

One of the most common pieces of advice given to people in strength training programs is simply to “not hurt yourself.” Whether it’s a recovery program from a previous injury or surgery, or you’re simply trying to improve your physical performance, it is a common phrase that you’ll hear. While it may seem easier said

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Mistakes That Cause Injury at the Gym

New Year, New You: 5 Common Mistakes That Cause Injury at the Gym

January 13th, 2020

Believe it or not, a busy season for physical therapists or rehab specialists involves those who make a resolution to get back into the gym. Although this is a great resolution, we know as therapists that as soon as people get back into the gym for a few weeks the injuries that come with them

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Benefits of stretching

5 Reasons Why Stretching Will Benefit Your Overall Health

January 10th, 2020

Stretching is an important part of physical therapy, and many physical therapists will include specific stretches into their sessions. Strength and endurance are both undeniably important; however, stretching is a crucial part of anyone’s exercise regimen, whether you are an athlete or someone coping with aches and pains. Stretching helps in increasing flexibility, which can

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Concussions

Treat Your Concussions the Natural Way with Physical Therapy

December 20th, 2019

Concussions are a serious concern for athletes, especially those competing in high-impact sports. It is a serious condition that can hinder both your physical and mental capabilities for a period of time. Concussions typically happen from a trauma-based impact, usually either from a sports injury or motor vehicle accident. While concussions can be painful and

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Recovery

Give Yourself a Proper Recovery Period with These Simple Tips

December 10th, 2019

A recovery period is the amount of time you take between workouts. This period of time is when the benefits of your physical activity take place in your body. Without a recovery period, your muscles won’t be able to build, repair, and strengthen in the ways you want them to. While exercise is undoubtedly important,

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