Category: Active Health

Do you trust your provider

Can You Trust Your Healthcare Provider? Signs learned by being a patient and being a practitioner

August 6th, 2019

by: Bri McCormick, DPT, PT – Master Jedi PT I recently had a patient come to our clinic for treatment of low back pain. She was diagnosed with a severe herniated disc and was told by her orthopedic surgeon that she needed to have surgery and she had very few treatment options. Despite her asking the

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How to do a Correct Deadlift

Focus on the Form: How to do a Correct Deadlift

July 20th, 2019

The deadlift is one of the most effective movements in the sports and fitness world. When done correctly, this lift can drastically improve your total body strength and power (especially in your posterior chain and core) and stimulate your central nervous system. It can be a fantastic addition to the fitness routine of virtually anyone

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Physical Therapy for Concussions: What You Need to Know

July 10th, 2019

Concussions are being treated more seriously than ever – especially in the world of athletics, where concerns over brain damage have placed high-impact sports such as football under a glaring public spotlight. But whether you received this form of brain injury during an athletic event or in an auto accident, you need to proceed toward

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5 Ways Stretching Will Improve Your Overall Function

June 10th, 2019

Your body does more work throughout the day than you may even realize. Your organs, joints, and muscles all work together seamlessly so you can function at your optimum level. Because your body works so hard every day, it is important to take time to tend to it. Healthy dieting and exercise are crucial habits

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3 Simple Methods for Protecting Your Joints While Exercising

June 20th, 2019

There is no doubt that exercise is important, but it can definitely take a toll on your joints. The US Department of Health and Human Services recommends at least 150 minutes of moderate aerobic exercise every week, or 75 minutes of vigorous aerobic exercise. It can be difficult to determine how to keep your joints

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