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Kick off 2019 by Reducing Your Stress. By: Cole Howell, PT, DPT. Everyone stresses out...it is a normal part of life. However, how people manage their stress varies from person to person. Here are some tips for managing and reducing your stress levels for 2019! Get Active Exercise is one of the healthiest ways to relax your body and your mind. Exercise causes your body to release “feel-good” endorphins, and can help reduce depression, regulate your sleep schedule, and boost...
Posted on 2019-01-28
  A Brief Introduction To Yoga. By: Christa Sperry RMP, RYT-200. .  “I would do yoga, but I’m not flexible enough”, is something I very often hear. Yoga doesn’t require you to be flexible physically, however, depending on the type of yoga one practices, flexibility may become a by-product of one’s actions. Additionally, YOGA IS FOR EVERY BODY TYPE. It’s true! From the young to the old, the weak to the strong, the mobile to the not-so-mobile...
Posted on 2019-01-18
The Most Overlooked Reason Why Fitness Resolutions Fail. by Tamer Issa, PT, DPT . With the new year comes our best intentions of setting resolutions to improve our lives.  For many of us, we make fitness-related resolutions to lose weight or get in shape.  The reality is that for most of us, we will fail after a few short weeks.  There are many reasons why this happens, including poor goal setting or our fear of change.  There is one reason that is commonly overlooked an...
Posted on 2019-01-13
Snow shoveling can contribute to a host of injuries to the spine, shoulders, and muscles of the body. Most of the problems are as a result of excessive bending and twisting while carrying a heavy load. Here are some tips to avoid pain and injury from shoveling snow. The Basics. Think of snow shoveling as a form of exercise, so as with any exercise, prepare your body for what you are about to do. Don’t begin shoveling snow after eating, smoking, or consuming caffeinated beverages. War...
Posted on 2019-01-13
Balancing Life with Osteoarthritis By: Megan Piersol   Age is not always a good excuse for the problems you are having. Yes, there are some natural things that happen to us as we get older, but it doesn’t have to mean that it has to hinder your function and movements. The strain we place on our bodies from improper muscle balance, inactivity, improper activity, decreased flexibility, poor posture, a combination, and/or repetitive stressors is what causes our problems. This occurs o...
Posted on 2019-01-03
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