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Children’s Sports and Exercise

So far, the new year is starting off great.  I have a wonderful staff that produces great results and we are already discharging patients who have actively followed through on their home exercise program.  I cannot stress enough how crucial it is to continue your home exercise program when discharged from physical therapy.  Physical therapy…

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GET THE MOST OUT OF YOUR MEDICAL VISITS

TIPS TO ASSIST IN GETTING THE MOST OUR OF YOUR PHYSICAL THERAPY APPOINTMENTS Making an appointment with your physical therapist usually means that you need to improve your physical stability. Once you set an appointment, make sure that you maximize it. These are some common guid- elines that can help you make the most of…

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High Heels and Pain

Two years ago, you would never catch me in any other shoes beside high heels (my friends and family know this).  I did almost everything in high heels.  I did not go to the gym in stilettos, but I rafted the Boise River in high wedge sandals! In 2007, I was in a short film…

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4 Surprising Things That Make You Feel Tired

Quick question: Do you ever find yourself feeling tired all of the time? Especially after a long day at work, or a day running around after the grandchildren? Maybe it’s not having enough hours sleep? Or perhaps you just find yourself passing up on opportunities because you’re too tired? I see a lot of patients…

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The Biggest Mistake Most People Make

How to Enjoy Outdoor Activities.. Without Back Pain Outdoor activities like gardening are a healthy and enjoyable way to live an active lifestyle. When the weather is nice, the outdoors are hard to resist. However, a lack of warm up and stretching can lead to aches and pains, even injuries. A reduction in activity during…

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Manage Stress To Ease Everyday Aches And Pains

When Friday approaches, you may feel relieved not to have the stresses of work weighing over you for two days. Also known as ‘that Friday feeling’… Are you familiar with this feeling? What would you say if I told you stress can be a good thing? You’d probably think I’m crazy right? Well, I’m going…

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Why You Need To Drink More Water…

Back Pain: Why You Need To Drink More Water To Help Relieve It… Quick question: How much water have you drunk today? For most people, the answer would be “not enough”. From everything we drink and swim in, to the ice that reduces swelling, water is all around us (and even in us), a matter…

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Fighting Fibromyalgia

According to NIH (National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases), fibromyalgia is an autoimmune disease that affects 5 million adults in the United States alone. It is more common in women than men and is generally diagnosed in individuals between the ages of 30 and 50. It is often characterized by chronic widespread…

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