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Why Water is Great!  By: Megan Piersol, DPT We have all heard that is important to get enough water during the day, yet it can sometimes be a struggle. An excuse I get often from patients, and one I can relate to, is that there isn’t enough time during the day to be able to go to the bathroom if they drink the required amounts of water. One way I try to combat this issue is that I drink water in the morning knowing that I can go to the bathroom before I start work. I then drink gl...
Posted on 2019-01-30
Brain Smarts By: Megan Piersol, DPT   There are many ways that you can help keep your brain healthy with just daily activities. When you start doing the same thing over and over again, the brain turns to auto-pilot and tends to not have to stay sharp or work as hard. Ever drive home and realize that you weren’t paying attention and just went through all the motions? That’s your brain on auto pilot. Your brain needs “change ups” to help keep it working better and...
Posted on 2018-12-05
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
Yearly Physical Therapy Visits are Just as Important as Annual Cholesterol Test   You know the drill: During your annual visit, your primary care physician will order a cholesterol test. Combined with an assessment of health measures such as diet and exercise, the results of the cholesterol test will provide your physician with the information she needs to make a recommendation. If the results are positive, you might hear: “You’re doing great, keep doing what you’v...
Posted on 2018-10-03
9 Things To Stop To Save Yourself Time, Stress, and Create A Healthy Mind and Body: Part 2 By: Megan Piersol, DPT   It has been about 3 weeks since I last posted on this topic. I hope you have had some time to reflect on, and have success with. The first three things I suggested to stop telling yourself were: stop comparing yourself to others, stop being afraid to fail, and stop focusing on the “can’t.” I am now going to bring up three more things you can stop doi...
Posted on 2018-09-21
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