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Train Your Brain Away From Pain 

Train Your Brain Away From Pain  June 2018  For as long as he could remember, Steve had a tight IT band. Mostly he ignored it, but when it interfered with skiing, he’d had enough. That started a cascade of events – three surgeries, and still a knee that was not right. The doc confirmed it.

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Why Walking Poles Are Your New Best Friend

Why Walking Poles Are Your New Best Friend

Do you abhor abdominal exercise but yearn for a stronger core? Want to be in nature, but worry about walking on uneven trails? Are you trying to lose weight? Do you want a stronger upper body? All these things are within reach if you grab two little walking poles! Here’s why: Walking poles keep you

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Hip Weakness – Getting Your Glutes Firing

Hip Weakness – Getting Your Glutes Firing

We talk about the gluteal muscles a lot. Why? Because if you are walking or running and your glutes are not working, it isn’t pretty. And it doesn’t feel good either. Getting those muscles firing is sometimes a matter of paying attention and sometimes a matter of strengthening. Either way, without gluteal muscles working, your hip

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We Are Problem Solvers – You’re Our Puzzles 

We Are Problem Solvers – You’re Our Puzzles  Physical therapists pride themselves on staying fit, and our PT staff is no exception. That’s why I was shocked when, at a recent in-service, we looked more closely at our own limitations. Our colleague, Lori, asked for a subject to demonstrate a technique for opening up the

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Why Walking Poles are Your New Best Friend 

Using Poles to Reach Your Goals:  April 2018  Why Walking Poles are Your New Best Friend  Do you abhor abdominal exercise but yearn for a stronger core? Want to be in nature, but worry about walking on uneven trails? Are you trying to lose weight?  Do you want a stronger upper body?  All these things

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Spoiler Alert – It’s Not The Clam 

Spoiler Alert – It’s Not The Clam  March 2018  We talk about the gluteal muscles a lot. Why? Because if you are walking or running and your glutes are not working, it isn’t pretty. And it doesn’t feel good either. Getting those muscles firing is sometimes a matter of paying attention and sometimes a matter

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