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Physical Therapy is a Team Effort

Physical Therapy is a Team Effort

How do you make medical decisions? Do you have a plan? If you do, how do you come up with that plan? Does the clinician – a physical therapist or doctor – make all the decisions or is it a...
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How Important Are Lifting Mechanics?

How Important Are Lifting Mechanics?

“Don’t round your back”, “Lift with your knees, not your back”, and “keep you back straight” are commonly used phrases for preventing lifting injuries. When looking at the research, these phrases fail to hold water. Lifting with a rounded low...
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Walking Deserves More Love

Walking Deserves More Love

Walking is one of the best forms of exercise. I used to be resistant to this view. I considered walking as an on-ramp which led to moderate and high-intensity exercise. Walking is less threatening than most forms of exercise and...
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People Are Not Cars: We Do Not Breakdown, We Adapt

People Are Not Cars: We Do Not Breakdown, We Adapt

Analogies are wonderful tools for expressing ideas and explaining otherwise complex information. They are common in healthcare as clinicians often used them to explain a diagnosis or treatment. While analogies can simplify information and build understanding, they can also create...
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Return to Sport: What To Expect after an Injury

Return to Sport: What To Expect after an Injury

When is it appropriate to return to the field after an injury? Millions of dollars ride on this question in the world of professional sports. Unfortunately, we often observe professional athletes and believe we can replicate the standards they set....
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You Are Not Defined By Your MRI Results

You Are Not Defined By Your MRI Results

Our Bodies Are Resilient, Not Broken If you have ever received an MRI that showed herniation, degeneration, bone spurs, calcification, or a host of other concerning terms let me assure you that you are NOT broken. While the MRI is...
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Why Regular Exercise Is So Important

Why Regular Exercise Is So Important

We know that exercise makes us healthier and more resilient. Exercise improves our fitness level, reduces our risk for many illnesses and diseases, and provides many psychological benefits. What is not often discussed is how exercise improves the efficiency and...
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What if I don’t like to Exercise?

What if I don’t like to Exercise?

Building a personalized and enjoyable approach to physical activity Do you enjoy exercise? If you do, great, you can skip to the physical therapy section. If you don’t, stick around for a couple of minutes. Motivation, interest, and enthusiasm are...
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How to Address Soreness After Exercise

How to Address Soreness After Exercise

Have you ever been told “no pain, no gain?” This statement is simply untrue. You don’t need to experience pain during, or after, exercise to obtain benefits. True, exercise does need to be challenging – our bodies adapt when they...
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