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Young Athletes: How to prevent injury.

High profile events like the Olympics bring the hope that witnessing and celebrating dedicated athletes at the top of their game, will inspire young people to take up sport and physical activities that help them develop confidence, lead more…
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4 Tips to complete your exercises :)

Finding time to do physical therapy exercises can be difficult, but patients can typically squeeze in a few moments before bed or while watching TV. By Anna Medaris Miller Source: http://health.usnews.com/health-news/patient-advice/articles/2015/08/31/4-ways-to-stick-to-your-physical-therapy-homework Aug.…
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3 Common Running Injuries: Learn and Prevent

Going for a jog is one of the more pleasurable ways to exercise, especially if you live close to a beautiful path that caters to a nice run. Running is one of the more popular exercises partially because of the beneficial effects that this activity…
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Tune up for winter sports

Source: http://www.ctvnews.ca/lifestyle/how-to-get-in-shape-before-hitting-the-slopes-1.2626557 To avoid injuries when out enjoying a number of mountain sports, it is essential to prepare both mind and body and take part in physical activity…
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Physio Tune Up!

Recently, I had a past patient return to me with a flare up in neck and shoulder pain. He reported that his pain has been increasing for a while but finally returned to therapy after he could barely turn his head and lift his arm. It got me…
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The aging game. Beautiful reporting.

The Aging Game A Special Report by Amy Gutman, Boston-based writer, and Madeline Drexler, editor, Harvard Public Health Please check out full article with fantastic images here: http://ow.ly/UFwGc The Gray Wave. The Silver Tsunami. The Agequake. Aging…
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Myofascial Pain

Myofascial Pain- By Amy Mathews Amos My symptoms started in January 2008, with deep pain in my bladder and the sense that I had to urinate constantly. I was given a diagnosis of interstitial cystitis, a chronic bladder condition with no known…
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Osteoarthritis

Physical Therapist's Guide to Osteoarthritis "Arthritis" is a term used to describe inflammation of the joints. Osteoarthritis (OA) is the most common form of arthritis and usually is caused by the deterioration of a joint. Typically, the…
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The pain drain: Learn more about Pain

Physical Therapist's Guide to Pain The International Association for the Study of Pain has defined pain as "an unpleasant sensory and emotional experience associated with actual or potential tissue damage, or described in terms of such damage."…
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Plantar Fasciitis

Plantar fasciitis is a condition causing heel pain. Supporting the arch, the plantar fascia, a thick band of tissue connecting the heel to the ball of the foot, can become inflamed or can tear. You experience pain when you put weight on your…