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Experienced PTA Joins ALTA – Meet Laura 

November 2019  Experienced PTA Joins ALTA – Meet Laura  ALTA PT is thrilled to welcome  Laura Cummings, PTA to our  team of therapists. Laura is a life  long learner with a varied and  extensive skill set. Not only is  she trained as a Cranio-sacral  therapist and certified as a yoga  instructor, but Laura has loved 

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POSTURE: THE STRAIGHT SCOOP 

POSTURE: THE STRAIGHT SCOOP  October 2019  “My posture is horrible“. It’s a common refrain from patients who are also thinking: – my bad posture is the reason I hurt. Myths like that are common, even among physical therapists.  While many of us blame poor posture for our pain, research says NO. Yes, posture matters, but

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POSTURE: THE STRAIGHT SCOOP

POSTURE: THE STRAIGHT SCOOP

“My posture is horrible“. It’s a common refrain from patients who are also thinking: – my bad posture is the reason I hurt. Myths like that are common, even among physical therapists. While many of us blame poor posture for our pain, research says NO. Yes, posture matters, but in ways that will surprise you. Here’s

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HOW LONG WILL I LIVE? 

SEPTEMBER 2019  HOW LONG WILL I LIVE?  Annual physicals are an important way to to check on the state of your health and make sure nothing serious is brewing that needs to be addressed. It’s your chance to find out what you can do to live a long and healthy life. But you can also

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How Long Will I Live?

How Long Will I Live?

Grip Strength One somewhat surprising predictor of longevity is grip  strength. In one study, researchers measured grip strength in almost 140,000 adults from 17 countries and over a 4-year period, monitored their health and re-measured grip strength. An 11-pound decrease in grip strength was linked to a 16% increased risk of dying from any cause. Grip strength was

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Why You Should Love Physics

Why You Should Love Physics

If you and your climbing buddies compare injuries, you almost always compare painful wrists, hands/fingers, shoulders or elbows. That’s because climbing places massive loads on the arms and can truly stress tendons. In fact, nearly half of all chronic climbing injuries involve the fingers, and over 80% are in the upper limbs. Having tendinopathy and fixing it 

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