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Feb 21, 2018
Dizziness: You Spin Me Right Round, Baby Right Round

An Intro to Dizziness and What PTs can do. Everyone has gotten dizzy before, and dizziness can be one of the hardest things to pin down. Is it because we’re dehydrated, we haven’t eaten, is it from a headache, or getting up too quickly. Dizziness caused from the above can be modified and improved fairly […]

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Feb 01, 2018
Habits: How to Make New Years Resolutions Stick

So we are one month into 2018, and who has actually kept to his or her New Years resolutions? You might have initially lost a couple of pounds, started exercising more, or were able to set aside time for various tasks. However, now is the time most people start to fall of the wagon. How […]

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Jan 02, 2018
Keystone calm: Relaxing Outdoor Activities in Pennsylvania

For some people, getting a needed mental health boost means spending quality time with family. For others, it’s sitting quietly reading a book or doing a crossword puzzle. Science is turning up evidence that spending time in nature may be the most effective and enjoyable way of all to achieve a happier, more settled mental […]

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Dec 18, 2017
See Your Physical Therapist to Nip Potential Injuries in the Bud

You probably already know to make an appointment with a physical therapist when you sprain your ankle or develop tennis elbow. But what if you’ve felt a slight twinge in your knee during your daily walk or noticed that your posture has changed since you accepted a job that requires sitting for eight hours a […]

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Nov 28, 2017
2017 Action Potential Turkey Trot: A HUGE SUCCESS!
On November 23, 2017 under a beautifully brisk and sunny blue sky, over 840 racers participated in the 5th Annual Action Potential Turkey Trot.  Fun was had by all as participants enjoyed a photo booth with props, facepainting, music, and food.  In addition, $3500 was donated to Safe Harbor of Chester County, the race beneficiary [...] Read more
Nov 22, 2017
Post Race Recovery Tips
Post Race Recovery Tips Congratulations, you are officially an Action Potential Turkey Trotter! All of your hard work and training has paid off, but now you are just waiting for the muscle soreness to set in. You may not notice muscle soreness right away as after the race your adrenaline is pumping and you are [...] Read more
Nov 03, 2017
Exercise… Do I Have To? Recommendations to Making Exercise a Healthy Routine

The truth is we all know that exercise is good for you. It is strongly linked to reducing risk of heart disease, stroke, diabetes, and dementia. It is also linked to improving and/or gaining a more restful sleep. These all sound great, and a no-brainer, so then why don’t we do it? The biggest barriers […]

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Oct 09, 2017
Action Potential Grand Re-Opening
Action Potential Grand Re-Opening! "The greatest thing in this world is not so much where we stand as in what direction we are moving." -Johann Wolfgang von Goethe The Grand Re-Opening and Ribbon Cutting of Action Potential One on One Physical Therapy was celebrated on September 15, 2017 .  The event highlighted the recently expanded [...] Read more
Aug 29, 2017
Muscle Cramping: Myth Busters

Practically everyone has experienced a muscle cramp in their life. Especially those very annoying and painful charley horses that you get in your calf or thigh at night. However, I know very little about them considering how frequent they are. To understand cramps better I looked to the research. What was surprising was how much […]

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Aug 08, 2017
7 Stretches to Improve Your Squat and Prevent Injury

If you spend much of your day at a desk, in a car, or on a couch, you probably have  tight legs/decreased flexibility. Especially at the hips. If you follow a pretty sedentary day with squatting at the gym without proper stretching, don’t be surprised if your hips or back start to hurt. Your body […]

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