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Checklist to Help Determine If your Child Should Participate in a Certain Sport. By: Megan Piersol, DPT. As you prepare to place your child in a sport or activity, it is always good to do some research about the particular sport, staff, equipment needed/provided, and facility as well as asking some important questions to better determine if your child is ready or will be in good hands. The following outlines some questions you should ask yourself, the coach, or the organization before pl...
Posted on 2018-11-02
Age Is Just a Number “I’m just getting old.” Have you ever said or thought that about an ache or pain that you’re having?  We hear it every day in the clinic. If we’re being honest, we’ve probably said it ourselves as well. We have some bad news for you, you don’t get to keep blaming your aches and pains on old age.  Just because you are getting older doesn’t mean you have to experience pain or be limited in what you want to do. Th...
Posted on 2018-08-20
What If I Don’t Like To Exercise? By: Jesse Lewis, DPT At this point, you’ve probably been told a thousand times that exercise is good for you.  You can’t go a week without someone mentioning it or seeing some headline about how exercise is good for you.  But what if you hate the treadmill or the thought of going into a gym makes you break out into a cold sweat? Exercise doesn’t have to be structured.  As long as you are active and moving, that co...
Posted on 2018-07-12
Why Your Injury and Recovery is Like the Stock Market By: Jesse Lewis, DPT Do you check your 401K or other retirement accounts every day?  Probably not, and It’s likely because you know that the stock market will go up or down on any given day.  You’re in it for the long-term, though. So if your balance is a little lower today, you won’t worry as long as it is higher next quarter.  If you make steady progress every quarter, you’ll reach your retir...
Posted on 2018-05-29
How's Your Engine Running?  . By: Megan Piersol, DPT. Your Body As A Car. Think of your body as a car. Your car engine needs oil pumping through its parts to function well. The same thing applies to the human body, except the oil, in this case, is blood. How do we get blood to pump through the body? The same way a car does...movement.  Just like you run the engine of a car, we have to run the engine of our body in the form of movement. Now think further, as we continue to...
Posted on 2018-05-14
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