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Helping Climbers from the Ground Up

Is the newsletter loading funny? No worries — CLICK HERE to view the mobile friendly version. Helping Climbers from the Ground Up By Ross Bodine, PT, DPT, FAAOMPT As with any repetitive activity, climbing takes its toll on a body – hands, wrists, elbows and shoulders especially. Improper movement patterns contribute to that toll in

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Surprising New Evidence About Recovering from Acute Injuries

Is the newsletter loading funny? No worries — CLICK HERE to view the mobile friendly edition. Surprising New Evidence About Recovering from Acute Injuries You sprain your ankle, and it’s bad. I mean, rolling- around -on the -ground -can’t -put- weight -on -it bad. The ankle starts to swell almost immediately, and within hours, it’s

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CARTILAGE HEALTH: TAKING CARE OF YOUR WHEELS

Is the newsletter loading funny? No worries — CLICK HERE to view it in a mobile friendly edition. CARTILAGE HEALTH: TAKING CARE OF YOUR WHEELS Most of us think of our joints like tires. After so many miles, they wear out.  Best to keep the mileage low or plan on replacing them. I mean, how

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5 Myths About Your Shoes and Feet

Is the newsletter loading funny? No worries — CLICK HERE to view it in a mobile friendly edition. 5 Myths About Your Shoes and Feet Running is hard enough, so don’t make it harder. Before you buy your next pair of running or walking shoes, read this. We’re here to bust some myths! Myth #1: Preventing

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CONNECTING THE DOTS 

ISSUE 131 / 2021  CONNECTING THE DOTS  PTs are trained to treat body problems, but pain anywhere in the body might be the tip of the iceberg…  Today I saw Jack. I know Jack because about once a year, his back “goes out”. Here’s how the conversation goes:  “I really screwed up my back. I

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THE DOWNSIDE OF FLEXIBILITY 

ISSUE 130 / 2021  THE DOWNSIDE OF FLEXIBILITY  When you think of the word flexible, does it evoke positive or negative feelings? Flexible usually connotes pliable, adaptable, and fluid, while inflexible often conjures up rigid, unbending or tight. The ideal, of course, would be flexible but strong and stable achieving true Body Nirvana.  So, while

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