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5 Ways to Avoid Back Pain Over the Busy Holiday Season. by Tamer Issa, PT, DPT. Avoiding stress is the first thing that comes to mind, so getting out of town for a week or two would be a great idea.  The holiday season can be a busy and hectic time for all of us, especially if you live in the DC Metro Area.  The last thing you want to be dealing with this holiday season is an episode of back pain.  Here are some simple tips to avoid back pain this month. Take Care While...
Posted on 2018-12-14
Are Your Hamstrings Really the Problem? by Jesse Lewis, PT, DPT. Can you touch your toes?  . One of the most common complaints we hear from our clients is that their “hamstrings are always tight”.  The hamstring is the big, long muscle at the back of your thigh. Even after stretching constantly, foam rolling, or getting a  massage, they still feel tightness in their hamstrings. Does this sound familiar to you at all? If so, there’s probably a reason ...
Posted on 2018-06-22
. The 3 Best Exercises For Your Back. By Tamer Issa, PT, DPT. People suffering from acute or chronic back pain who are searching for ways to take care of their spine are often confused by the sheer number and variety of exercises that are available to them to try.   As physical therapists, we are often asked by friends, family, and clients: “What are some good exercises that I can do for my back”.  We often reply it depends on multiple factors including your ag...
Posted on 2018-06-20
How To Stay Healthy And Avoid Injury During Winter Months. by Dr. Jesse Lewis, PT, DPT The winter season is officially here.  That means holidays, family and hot chocolate.  Unfortunately, it also means snow, ice, and cold.  Inevitably, every year we see these lead to injury.  Winter brings its own unique chance for injury.   The good news is that there are ways to minimize the risk and stay healthy this winter.   Here are 4 tips to stay healthy on sno...
Posted on 2018-01-17
5 Ways to Avoid Back Pain Over the Busy Holiday Season in the DC Metro Area. by Tamer Issa, PT, DPT Avoiding stress is the first thing that comes to mind, so getting out of town for a week or two would be a great idea.  The holiday season can be a busy and hectic time for all of us, especially if you live in the DC Metro Area.  The last thing you want to be dealing with this holiday season is an episode of back pain.  Here are some simple tips to avoid back pain this month. ...
Posted on 2017-12-12
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