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Dec 01, 2018
Winter Is Coming….Here are some helpful tips for the next few winter months

Don’t let the picture fool you…Winter is already here.  And if it turns out to be anything like last winter, we’re going to be in for a lot of window scraping and driveway/sidewalk shoveling.   Here are a few tips from the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) regarding ways to help protect yourself through the […]

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Nov 02, 2018
5 Ways to Stay Active on NFL Sunday

We’ve finally made it to November and the football season is in full swing. For some of you, this means you are packing away your Phillies merchandise and swapping it out with your favorite Eagles gear…..[Okay, Let’s be honest, after last season you probably never took them off.] But as the weather starts to get […]

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Oct 01, 2018
What it means to have a “Healthy Heart”

Did you know that Cardiovascular disease is one of the leading causes of death in the United States? Some common risk factors include: -High Cholesterol -High Blood Pressure -Family History of Heart disease -Diabetes -Obesity -Smoking *If you aren’t sure if you have any of these risk factors…be sure to consult your physician at your […]

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Sep 03, 2018
Text Neck: The Epidemic that’s Sweeping the Nation….

Whether or not you’ve heard of ‘Text Neck’ before, chances are you have probably seen someone with it. This newly adopted condition is described as having a variety of symptoms that have resulted from excessively watching or texting on mobile devices over a sustained period of time. The culprits? We’re looking at you smartphones, tablets, […]

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May 09, 2017
Chiropractor or Physical Therapy: What’s the Difference?

Sarah, would you go to a Chiropractor? A question that I’ve gotten more than once. My initial answer is usually rather vague. That is because I have never been to a chiropractor.  However, for every one person who hasn’t been to a chiropractor I’ve met someone who swears by theirs. Both chiropractors and PTs in […]

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Apr 06, 2017
Swing into Spring: Golf and Low Back Pain

Spring has Sprung! It’s finally starting to warm up, and those of us hibernating bears are starting to emerge from our caves and enjoy the weather outside. However, for those weekend warriors who play golf, the last thing you want is to hurt yourself. One of the most frequent injuries of golf enthusiasts is low […]

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Feb 09, 2017
Show your ticker a little love this Valentines Day: Using the Modified BORG to monitor your exercise intensity

One of the biggest concerns our clients share is the worry of how hard to exercise after leaving physical therapy. A valid worry, especially if your health history contains scary words like hypertension, congestive heart failure, and diabetes.  Rest assured, showing your heart a little love is easier than you think! What is the Modified […]

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