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Neck Pain and Headaches from Stress

February 20th, 2018

Stress is nothing more than our reaction to a provocation that upsets our physical and/or mental equilibrium. Therefore, stress is an inevitable part of life. Nevertheless, when we are faced with stress, our “fight or flight” response can be triggered; this causes the production of hormones including adrenaline and cortisol to increase and rush through

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How to Treat Arthritis Pain

February 10th, 2018

You have more options than ever for the day to day aches and pains of arthritis in the current generation of medicine. When combined with professionally monitored physical therapy, you can use all of the following tips to relieve the symptoms of arthritis while improving the strength and the mobility of your muscles. A Program

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What You Eat Can Make You Hurt More

December 20th, 2017

How Your Diet Can Make Your Aches and Pains Worse  Do you suffer from chronic aches and pains? If so, then you’re not alone. Often times, “mystery” aches and pains are actually caused by localized inflammation in the body, which can occur as a result of overuse or even injury. And while there are anti-inflammatory

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Exercise reduces cognitive decline

October 31st, 2017

The benefits of exercise are wide-reaching. Read this article to learn how moderate to vigorous exercise can keep the brain young! Exercise Counters Cognitive Decline

Simple Running Wisdom

September 30th, 2017

Read this recent Runners World article about what matters most for improving your running, it’s advice I fully endorse! https://www.runnersworld.com/sweat-science/the-seven-pillars-of-running-wisdom

Physical Therapy Made This Possible!

August 27th, 2017

Watch this brief video to learn how one patient achieved significant goals despite all of his physical ailments. http://www.moveforwardpt.com/PatientResources/VideoLibrary/detail/physical-therapy-makes-it-possible

Does your back pain really require that MRI?

August 13th, 2017

Oftentimes the results of imaging tests do not change the course of treatment for back patients. Read the article below to find if a CT or MRI scan is really necessary for back pain or neck pain. http://www.moveforwardpt.com/DidYouKnow/Detail.aspx?cid=5e4c8464-9504-4ae3-83ca-a2d5d3fa04ad

The real-world benefits of strengthening your core

July 31st, 2017

All human movement begins at our body’s core, the pelvis. Rising from rest, bending, twisting, reaching, throwing, walking, and running all begin with some reflex effort to steady the pelvis. It’s very important to keep these muscles in practice so they will activate during daily activities. Read this article to learn more. If you would

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Walking: Man’s Best Medicine

May 31st, 2017

Hippocrates, the Ancient Greek physician and father of medicine, once said “walking is man’s best medicine.” My favorite sound bite from Sirius XM Doctor Radio is a physician who stated, “there’s no drug more effective than exercise at reducing mortality and morbidity …the evidence is almost unbelievable.” I know how powerful exercise has been for

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Avoid pain while working in the yard

April 30th, 2017

Check out this useful article from the APTA about moving safely while working in the garden! Gardening tips from the APTA