Tag Archives: Physical Therapy



Feb 11, 2019
Walking Over Hot Coals: Plantar Fasciitis; what is it and how to prevent it.

Ever have stabbing pain starting in your heel and spreading into the bottom of your feet?  Is that pain worst early in the morning, or as the day wears on? Did it occur out of nowhere, and was not associated with any type of fall or injury? You may have a disorder called plantar fasciitis. […]

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Jan 29, 2019
Sprain your ankle? These are the 5 best things you can do to help accelerate recovery.

1. Rule out a fracture: The Ottawa ankle rules are a series of quick clinical tests to determine the likelihood that someone sustained a fracture after a foot/ankle injury. These rules can be done by yourself or a friend, but if you are unsure of how to administer this test, don’t hesitate to stop by […]

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Jan 08, 2019
4 Powerful Exercises that you can do at home…WITHOUT EQUIPMENT

Already having trouble with your Exercise-based New Years Resolution?  You’re definitely not alone! Its easy to dread the little nuances that make going to the gym a pain in the butt: for instance, the crowded spaces, the extra time spent waiting for your favorite machine to open up, the extra sweat left on the bench […]

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Jan 02, 2019
Does your New Years Resolution involve Exercising? Read these Quick and Easy tips on ‘Reaching your Resolution’

Wow, how great was 2018!?! Looking at the year in review, we have a lot to be excited about. But we are even MORE EXCITED to bring in 2019 and we think it’s going to be the best one yet. Why? Because this year, we are on a mission to help you ‘Reach your Resolution.’ […]

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Dec 18, 2018
Thank You All: Gratitude and Physical Health

Reflect on your present blessings, on which every man has many, not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some.                                                                     […]

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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 15, 2018
Exercise and the Brain: Why Egg Heads are often Fitness Freaks, and how Exercise can Help Prevent Dementia.

Dementia and cognition or memory associated disorders in old age are becoming more prevalent. Most of us know of, or have a loved one that has suffered from some type of dementia, Alzheimers being more common. In fact health costs related to dementia were 220 billion in 2015. Old age and dementia seem to go […]

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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 16, 2018
Can Your Arthritic Joint Predict the Weather

Weather prediction is not the most reliable of pursuits (ask anyone who has watched a news weatherman…). However many of my clients will swear that they know the weather is worsening because of their joint pain. This can raise a lot of questions, such as why an arthritic knee would hurt more if its cloudy […]

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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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