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. 3 Reasons You Aren't Healing. Are you recovering a little slower than you would like from your injury?  If the answer is yes, there may be reasons that you haven’t thought of. Sleep, stress, and nutrition all play a large part in our body’s ability to heal.  If you are struggling with one or all of those important factors, it may be showing up in ways you don’t even realize. Repeated minor injuries, nagging pain, and decreased performance in your workouts are al...
Posted on 2018-04-15
. The Easiest Way to Change. Your Health & Life in Just 5 Seconds. by Tamer Issa, PT, DPT. I recently finished reading The 5 Second Rule: Transform Your Life, Work, and Confidence with Everyday Courage by Mel Robbins. I believe the 5 Second Rule is a simple but profound tool to help people reach their goals. Let me tell you how you can use the 5 Second Rule to improve your health and life. In the book, Mel writes, “The fact is that thinking about being healthier won&rsqu...
Posted on 2018-04-08
. Shrugging It Off!. by Megan Piersol, PT, DPT. Some people are unaware that how you hold your shoulders can contribute to that nagging neck and/or shoulder pain.  This world places us in a lot of forward activity situations: staring at a computer, holding cell phones in front of the face, driving, reading, cooking, etc. All of these activities can easily cause the shoulders to start migrating towards the ear and not be in a relaxed position.  These same forward activities al...
Posted on 2018-03-25
ISSA Physical Therapy, March 1st, 2018 at 18:00
. Eat Right For Repair And Recovery. Laura Buckley, MS, RD. Registered Dietitian & Wellness Coach. At some point in our lives, we all experience an injury. It may be an unexpected injury caused by an accident or a planned insult such as a surgery. Either way, we all want to heal as quickly and completely as possible.  Good nutrition plays a vital role in recovery. As the body heals, it has a greater need for certain nutrients that support the healing process. Here are ...
Posted on 2018-02-08
. Don’t Stress About Incontinence. By: Megan Piersol, DPT Stress incontinence results from an inability to control your bladder’s desire to empty during movements and physical activity such as heavy lifting, exercise, laughing, running, coughing, sneezing, etc.. Abdominal pressure tends to increase with heavier activities and bears down on the bladder causing unintentional loss of urine, usually in small amounts. It doesn’t happen all the time and occurs more often when ...
Posted on 2018-02-02
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