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Tag Archives: Physical Therapy



Mar 04, 2019
March Madness Bracket Challenge: Exercise Edition!

Here at Action Potential we take [friendly] competition seriously. So as March rolls in, you can only imagine how we feel about March Madness. So to make things a little interesting around the clinic, we decided to make up a bracket consisting of some of our favorite exercises based on 4 different categories (or “conferences”): […]

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Feb 26, 2019
Questions You Never Thought to Ask Regarding Insurance Reimbursement

Can I bill my insurance for reimbursement of my out-of-pocket expenses? This depends on the insurance you have, but in most cases, YES! Most non-Medicare patients can send “self-claims” to their insurance company for treatments provided by an out-of-network provider. Consult your insurance company to ask the following questions: Can I submit claims for reimbursement […]

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Feb 26, 2019
Self-Pay vs Insurance: What You Might Not Know

With the cost of healthcare continually rising, in many cases, it can be more cost-effective to pay cash for services instead of using your insurance benefits. High-deductible health plans, plans with high copay amounts, and plans with limited service options may hinder you from receiving the treatment you deserve, creating a financial burden or placing […]

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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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