How To Prevent Vitamin D Deficiency
Sep22

How To Prevent Vitamin D Deficiency

Fall is approaching and with it comes cooler weather, fewer hours of daylight, and more time indoors. The combination of these factors can lead you to be at a greater risk of Vitamin D deficiency. It’s the perfect time of year to familiarize yourself with information about the deficiency, so you can better determine the potential impacts it may have on your life. Making small changes to your daily habits can help reduce your risk of...

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How to Relieve Sore Feet: Foot Health Tips for Allied Travelers
Aug21

How to Relieve Sore Feet: Foot Health Tips for Allied Travelers

Whether you’re a physical therapist, a pharmacist or an MRI tech, as an allied healthcare worker, you’re probably on your feet all day. By the time your shift ends, there are most likely days where you get home from work and don’t even want to move again. You probably flop down on the couch and wish you knew how to relieve sore feet. After all, you still have plenty of work to do around your house, or maybe you want to get out and...

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Football and CTE | New Studies Raise Alarms
Aug02

Football and CTE | New Studies Raise Alarms

As many will tell you, sport physical therapists see a wide range of different patient issues. Anything from torn ACLs in the process of healing to chronic pain in every variety. As an injury that continues to garner a considerable amount of concern from the medical community, concussions are in the headlines once again with some alarming new studies regarding football and CTE. Football and CTE | What’s the Damage? A...

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Aloe Vera Benefits for Allied Travelers
Jun13

Aloe Vera Benefits for Allied Travelers

As a travel therapist, there are plenty of things you probably take with you as you move around to different assignment locations, such as your pillow and blankets, favorite outfits, and any medications you may need. Yet, there is something that has many different uses that you’re probably not bringing with you as you travel the country – but perhaps you should be. Aloe Vera. That’s right – the plant that most people associate with...

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8 Negative Effects of Bad Posture
May17

8 Negative Effects of Bad Posture

We’ve all been caught slouching, hunching over our computer, or just not sitting/standing up straight. We know it’s not good for us, yet the majority of us don’t take any action to improve it. You may have read some of the benefits of good posture, but what about the negative effects of bad posture? There are probably countless times that your parents have told you to “sit up straight” or “straighten up.” They might still be...

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Dance Therapy for Stroke Survivors
May01

Dance Therapy for Stroke Survivors

May is National Stroke Awareness month, and John wants you to know! His therapists put together a dance routine to perform with him as part of his rehabilitation. Dance therapy for stroke survivors is a great way to get the body moving and connect brain activity with physical movement. Strokes take the lives of over 140,000 people each year and are the third leading cause of death in the US. It’s true that some strokes are preventable...

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