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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
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
3 Lessons You Can Learn from My Epic Boogie Board Fail!. by Tamer Issa, PT, DPT. I suffered what at the time seemed like a terrible accident, one month ago on the Saturday before the 4th of July while at Rehoboth Beach for a weekend getaway with my family.  I was happily boogie boarding with my 2 boys and family friends when a wave decided to pile drive my face into the bottom of the ocean floor. It all happened so fast. I was in the wrong place at the wrong time.  When I was f...
Posted on 2018-08-02
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
Sleep to Heal You probably already know that if you don’t sleep well you are likely to wake up grumpy, irritable, or a little on edge.  Did you know that not sleeping well can also affect how your injury is healing, or even set you up for an injury in the first place? As we discussed in our recent blog, lack of sleep can be a hidden factor for your nagging injury taking longer than you would like to get better.  Sleep is when your body recovers from the day's workout, a...
Posted on 2018-05-01
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