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4 Ways to Stick to Your Physical Therapy “Homework”

Doing your at-home PT regimen is the key to becoming a rehab success story! But research shows only about 35% of patients actually commit to their PT “homework.” Are you one of them? http://health.usnews.com/health-news/patient-advice/articles/2015/08/31/4-ways-to-stick-to-your-physical-therapy-homework

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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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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 […]

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Even a Little Movement…

Call it yoga, call it stretching, or a mid-day energy boost, the fact is that even a little extra movement during your day is great for your health. There is more research than you want to read that discusses the negative effects of sitting in one position all day. If you work a desk job or […]

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The Benefits of High-Impact Excercise

The benefits of high-impact exercise for bone health are well known. This is the basis of a multitude of fitness programs that focus on weight-bearing exercise to increase bone density. But how much force do you actually need to make a difference? A study from the University of Bristol explored this question by measuring the […]