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SHOULD I EXERCISE DURING PREGNANCY

by Irina Stiasny, PT, DPT Pregnancy can be both an extremely rewarding and challenging time in the life of every mother.  The changes that occur in your body can present new challenges and concerns that you have not previously experienced.  Over the last several decades, research has shown that exercise can help promote a healthy

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SQUATTING FOR BETTER HEALTH

By Jacqueline Crowell, PT, DPT February, 2013 While I am proud to be an American I must question some of our cultural comforts including drive-thru’s, television, and toilets.  The first two likely make sense and we all have had to limit ourselves from spending too much time with either, but you may be wondering… why

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TEN TIPS FOR A HEALTHLY HOLIDAY SEASON

by Victoria E. Robben This Holiday Season, give yourself the gift of health and wellness with these tips: 1.    Stay Active- Find opportunities to move around whenever you can. Stretch before (and after) sitting down to a long meal, drive or flight. If you’re going to be away from a gym, bring running shoes, an

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TEN TIPS FOR SETTING NEW YEARS RESOLUTIONS

Victoria E. Robben Prepare for a fantastic New Year with these tips: 1. Big Picture – What do you want your future to look like?  Set long-term goals regarding what you want to do with your life, health, career, finances, family, etc.  Acknowledge what you really want for yourself.  Think 5, 10, 15 years out.  Dream

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The Road to Recovery

The Road to Recovery

Ever had that nagging shoulder pain that won’t let you carry groceries easily? Or that lower pain that won’t allow you to carry your toddler? At BreakThrough, our physical therapy programs help you heal years of discomfort and pain while our sports performance and wellness programs help you achieve your goals and live the lifestyle

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Top 5 Reasons why A Back Brace will Ruin Your Back

Top 5 Reasons why A Back Brace will Ruin Your Back

You've googled exercises. You've searched late at night for the best back brace. You even bought one or two that helped for a bit, but then your back actually became more problematic. We get it. Unfortunately the quick fix often leads you down a much longer, frustrating, costly and painful path.   Here are the

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What can Physical Therapy do for Shoulder Pain?

What can Physical Therapy do for Shoulder Pain?

Physical therapy aims to alleviate your shoulder pain symptoms that might have been caused by a number of different factors. Specifically, no matter what causes the pain, if the underlying condition is not duly treated, it could result in a life-long menace for the patient in the form of irreparable injuries and asymmetries which could...

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What Every Women Should Know About Her Menopause: Part 1

What Every Women Should Know About Her Menopause: Part 1

Do you remember feeling anxious, excited, or confused about the changes you were about to experience right before puberty? Well, just like puberty, menopause is another time of transition in your life. Both are caused by hormones and can bring about various physical and emotional changes. As it was with the transition during puberty...

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