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6 exercises for shoulder stability

The shoulder joint is a work of art. It is intricately designed to allow an enormous range of motion (just think about how much more movement your shoulder has than your knee, for example) and precise control for fine arm and hand movements. Naturally, there is a cost for these advantages. In order to allow for […]

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Top 5 preventable overuse injuries

Spend a few weeks in any physical therapy clinic and a common theme will begin to arise. The majority of individuals who seek treatment report that pain started gradually, without apparent cause, and got worse over weeks or months. This presentation is usually indicative of an “overuse” injury. Rather than resulting from a single traumatic […]

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Dangers of “text neck”

“Text neck” is a newest way that our daily habits are getting in the way of good posture. As many as 79% of 18-44 year-olds have their smartphones with the, at least 22 hour a day. Maybe this sounds a little ridiculous, but it isn’t a new problem. This is just replacing, or maybe adding to, […]

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Common injuries in throwing athletes

  The shoulder joint is designed to allow the most range of motion of any joint in the human body. Generally, this is more than enough motion to accomplish daily tasks and to manipulate our environment. Individuals that participate in throwing sports, particularly volleyball, tennis, and baseball, test the limits of range of motion and muscle […]

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The Right Track for the Whole Day

Breakfast gets your digestive cycle set on the right track for the whole day. Sometimes it is tempting to skip this meal because your body doesn’t feel ready to handle heavier foods. Oats cooked in almond milk are both nourishing to your body and easy to digest, making variations of this meal a great option […]