7 Reasons to Try Physical Therapy

November 18, 2016

Physical therapy has been proven to help people of all ages who have injuries, illnesses or medical conditions that limit their ability to function and move. A customized treatment program by a physical therapist can help people return to their...

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Does Milk Really Help With Developing Strong Bones

November 4, 2016

Cow’s milk and its related products are excellent sources of calcium, an element that is essential for building strong bones when it interacts with the hormone-like substance called Vitamin D. However, milk isn’t the only calcium-rich food for bone health....

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How to Exercise Smart This Summer

June 15, 2016

Summer is a great time to get exercise. The sun is shining, the pool is sparkling and summertime classics like baseball and beach volleyball await. However, summer is also prime time for exercise-related injuries. Making an exercise mistake can derail...

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Common Causes of Knee Pain in Women

June 8, 2016

Women are more likely than men to suffer knee injuries. Even for women who do not experience an acute injury, complaints about knee pain are common. This is not simply a difference in who tends to report injuries more often....

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How Yoga Helps the Back and Spine

May 25, 2016

Yoga has dramatically gained popularity in the United States over the past few decades. Originally a spiritual practice that was employed by Hindus, yoga now is recognized for its myriad health benefits. There are many types of yoga, from gentle...

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How Strength Training Can Help Reduce Sports Injuries

May 17, 2016

Most athletes focus on aerobic exercise to build their endurance, but some athletes neglect an equally important area of exercise: strength training. Even for sports such as swimming or running in which packing on muscle mass is undesirable, strength training...

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What Is Carpal Tunnel?

May 5, 2016

Aching wrists or tingling palms could be more than simple fatigue after a long day of typing on a computer — they may be a sign of carpal tunnel syndrome. Understanding the causes and effects of carpal tunnel may help...

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Six Tips for Beginner Runners

April 22, 2016

Running is one of the most egalitarian sports there is. Anyone with a pair of shoes can get outside and go for a run, making it a very accessible form of physical activity. Despite this, beginning runners often make mistakes...

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