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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
What Is Thai Massage?. By: Christa Sperry RMP, RYT-200. Thai Massage (also referred to as Thai Yoga Massage in the west, and traditionally as nuat phaen boran in Thai) is an over 2,500-year-old dynamic bodywork therapy combining elements of Ayurveda, assisted yoga postures, acupressure, massage, mindfulness, breathwork, and metta (the Buddhist idea of loving kindness). The story goes that the renowned yogi and physician to the Buddha himself, Jivaka Kumarbhaccha, traveled to Southeast Asia a...
Posted on 2018-12-26
9 Things To Stop To Save Yourself Time, Stress, and Create A Healthy Mind and Body: Part 3 By: Megan Piersol, DPT You have now made it to the last of the nine things we need to stop telling ourselves for a healthier lifestyle and mindset. The last one is more of something we need to stop doing versus telling ourselves. Without further ado, here we go: Stop dwelling on the past. Give yourself some time to learn and recover from past mistakes or occurrences and then try and let it g...
Posted on 2018-10-12
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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