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The Benefits of Laser Therapy

                                    What is laser therapy? Laser therapy is a form of phototherapy, which involves the use of light energy to promote tissue healing. Our Class IV laser helps us provide safe, non-invasive treatment by delivering this energy directly […]

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Don’t Hurt Your Back! Tips for Proper Lifting Mechanics

  You’ve probably heard the phrase “lift with your knees, not your back”. Even though this phrase might sound a little cliché, it is a great piece of advice that should be kept in mind when performing strenuous activities. Using good body mechanics, especially when lifting heavy objects, can help you protect the structures around […]

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Why Am I Losing My Balance?

                                Have you ever lost your balance while walking on a rocky surface and wondered WHY? What is it about a grassy hill or a rocky trail that makes it more difficult to stay upright? Why do I have to […]

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The Benefits of Diaphragmatic “Deep” Breathing Techniques

Diaphragmatic breathing is a deep breathing technique that can promote relaxation and benefit your overall health and wellness. Let’s go into a deep dive of what this technique is and how you can use it to your advantage. The Diaphragm…What Is That? The diaphragm is our primary muscle of respiration (breathing). It is a dome-shaped […]

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“Text Claw”: Is Your Smartphone Causing You to Have Pain?

No, it’s not a crustacean found at the beach or a delicious seafood dish. “Text claw” is the unofficial term given to a phenomenon caused by repetitive use of the wrist and hand muscles. Overuse of these muscles can lead to pain, weakness, and a loss of range of motion in the wrist and hand. […]

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Outdoor Running Safety

      With the recent closure of gyms across the state, staying active has become a challenge for many. One way to remain physically active is to jog or run around your neighborhood, while practicing social distancing. Running outdoors is a great way to stay in shape and relieve stress. However, it is important […]

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Staying Active During the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Pandemic

As we continue to practice social distancing during the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic, it is more important now than ever to remain active. Regular physical activity is important for our physical, mental, and emotional health and well-being. It can reduce stress and anxiety and provide us with a break from the monotony of the day. According […]

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Free Workout Apps to Keep You Active at Home

                                      If you’re struggling to find inspiration or motivation for your fitness routine at home, downloading an app for your iPhone or Android is a great option to help you stay in shape. The apps listed below […]

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