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Fulfilling a Dream... My Family Vacation to Egypt!. by Tamer Issa, PT, DPT, OCS. Earlier this year my family and I were fortunate enough to go on a family vacation to Egypt, a long-awaited dream of mine. If you know me, you most likely know that I am a first generation American of Egyptian descent. If you are a client who has known me for a long time (since marriage and kids) then you certainly knew of my desire to someday take my family to visit Egypt, the birthplace and home of my pa...
Posted on 2019-03-11
Suffering From “Shin Splints”? By: Megan Piersol, DPT Are you often or always sore down your shins after walking, dancing, or running? Do you think that it is just because you were on a hard surface? If you answered yes, did you know that you might be able to have more control over this occurrence than you think? Shin splints are not due to the shin bone itself, but are actually a reaction (often delayed) of soreness from a muscle in the front part of your leg called the Tibiali...
Posted on 2019-02-25
Tips for Shoveling Snow...The Safe Way!. By: Cole Howell, PT, DPT. Photo by Filip Mroz on Unsplash It’s that time of year again, and if you’re like me you are liking spending time outside clearing the snow from your car and driveway. Shoveling snow is a repetitive activity that leaves makes up vulnerable to injuries. Muscle strains of the lower back and shoulders are some of the most common complaints we see as a result of snow shoveling. If you are deconditio...
Posted on 2019-02-20
Ask a Massage Therapist By: Christa Sperry RMP, RYT-200     I get a lot of interesting questions in my line of work. I see bodies of all ages, shapes, ability, and color. Some people come to me never having had a massage before, others have been receiving bodywork for decades. Whether you have had a plethora of massage sessions before or not, there might be some questions you have that maybe you’ve never felt comfortable asking. Fear not! I will share with you s...
Posted on 2019-02-06
Why Water is Great!  By: Megan Piersol, DPT We have all heard that is important to get enough water during the day, yet it can sometimes be a struggle. An excuse I get often from patients, and one I can relate to, is that there isn’t enough time during the day to be able to go to the bathroom if they drink the required amounts of water. One way I try to combat this issue is that I drink water in the morning knowing that I can go to the bathroom before I start work. I then drink gl...
Posted on 2019-01-30
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