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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 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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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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Jul 06, 2017
Beach Do’s and Dont’s

If you can’t tell, I’m loving beach season! So this is the second installment on how to be smart at the beach. In this case, the do’s and don’ts of beach etiquette so that you can avoid being that annoying beach goer. Beach Do’s Beach Dont’s Pee in the Ocean: You think you pee more […]

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Jun 13, 2017
10 Summer Hacks for the Beach

Beach Season is here! With all its ups and downs, tan lines and sun burns, sand castles and sand in sandwiches, boogie boarding and under toe. Below are listed some beach hacks so that you can summer smart and capitalize on the best parts of a day at the beach! Freeze your water bottles instead […]

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May 30, 2017
What to Expect After a Knee Replacement

It is estimated that there are currently 4.7 million Americans with knee replacements. In fact, if you are 60 or older, more likely than not,  you or someone you know has undergone knee replacement surgery. For those who have significant knee pain and arthritis, a knee replacement, often a last resort, can significantly improve the […]

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