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Tips for a Happy and Healthy Thanksgiving Holiday!. Thanksgiving is one of North America’s all-time favorite holidays.  It’s a day to give thanks, count your blessings, celebrate with family and friends, and indulge in some of the best foods on earth.  In 2011, the American Automobile Association (AAA) estimated that 42.8 million people would travel away from home to celebrate Thanksgiving [1].  It is no wonder that Thanksgiving is such an important holiday to tra...
Posted on 2018-11-21
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
. 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
ISSA Physical Therapy, March 1st, 2018 at 22:00
. 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
Spring has arrived in the DC area...which means cherry blossoms, inconsistent weather and pollen! We have reached a point now where we increasingly see and read stories about 'putting your phone down', technology sabbaticals, and being more in the moment to our surroundings.  This certainly seems to be a tipping point and somewhat reasonable, as you can go to any concert,sporting event or airport and take note of how many people are living life through the lens of their phone.   &nb...
Posted on 2016-04-04
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