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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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Mar 09, 2017
Who is This Girl and what’s the Big Deal with Physical Therapy

Hello blogging world, this is my first blog and I’d like to introduce myself and my profession. I am a staff physical therapist at Action Potential, a spectacular (if I do say so myself) outpatient PT clinic in Glen Mills PA. Who am I really? Well in a nutshell I’m a former D1 athlete, who […]

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Jan 06, 2017
Make your New Years Resolution Stick like Glue!

It’s not uncommon to go into a new year with fresh aspirations of how the “new you” is going to look, behave, and succeed.  But in all reality, how long do those resolutions last?  Most studies of human behavior reveal a 60% dropout rate in the first month of a new year. 60%!! Here are […]

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