10 Common Myths About Stretching
Apr23

10 Common Myths About Stretching

When done properly, stretching can reduce pain and create better blood circulation in the body. Because of its benefits, some people even claim that it’s healthier than exercising is. While stretching can be very helpful, it’s important not to stretch the truth about its benefits. So, let’s break down some common myths about stretching. What is Stretching? The two main types of stretching are dynamic and static....

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Importance of Baseline Concussion Testing
Dec18

Importance of Baseline Concussion Testing

There’s an epidemic going on right now, and it’s sure to be invading the offices of healthcare professionals around the nation. Unlike the opioid epidemic, this issue is a little harder to identify. It could be found in the pee wee football player that takes a hard hit. Or, it could be a college soccer player that takes a ball to the head. Undiagnosed concussions have been plaguing sports for decades now, and health professionals are...

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Benefits of Water Therapy | Six Things Patients Should Know
Jul24

Benefits of Water Therapy | Six Things Patients Should Know

It can be difficult to transition back to normalcy after coming out of a hip surgery or suffering from an ankle break or pulled tendon. While many of our patients hope to immediately resume to their normal activities, chances are that additional time and treatment is needed. Water therapy has become an increasingly desired method of treatment. This form of physical therapy helps to quickly re-strengthen and retrain injured areas. Next...

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Football Recovery: Methods the NFL Swears By
Sep23

Football Recovery: Methods the NFL Swears By

Football recovery is just as or more important than football practice. And the team with the most fit muscles and mobile joints have the best advantage in winning and in safety. Every athlete has their preferred method of physical therapy that has been tried and tested to be true. With plenty of scientific evidence and testimonials to back it up, it’s hard to argue with these favorites in the NFL. Tried and Tested Football...

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Cupping Takes the Gold at Rio
Aug15

Cupping Takes the Gold at Rio

Michael Phelps created quite the buzz in Rio when he showed up to the platform sporting some concerning bruises. However, we quickly learned that there is no cause for alarm, as they are a common side effect due to cupping. Cupping is an ancient Eastern physical therapy practice of strategically placing cups on the body to create suction, known in the industry as myofascial decompression. This method stimulates blood flow and...

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A Good Reason to get Back on the Horse
Jul08

A Good Reason to get Back on the Horse

Pet therapy has grown very popular in the past few years. Even college campuses have taken to bringing puppies to destress riddled students during final exams week! Therapy dogs are sweeping the nation and our social feeds with adorable pictures of the amazing emotional (and even physical) healing brought to patients by man’s best friend. The newer form of pet therapy that is starting to gain some real recognition has a much larger...

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