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Maybe You’re Being Too Sensitive… 

August 2018  Maybe You’re Being Too Sensitive…  How can nerves be less precise and more sensitive at the same time?  I know it seems paradoxical. See if this helps:  Remember a time when you  walked from a very brightly lit  room into a dark one and you  couldn’t see a thing. You  gingerly put your

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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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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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Timing is Everything 

Timing is Everything  February 2018  When should I exercise? The best answer is: whenever you are most likely to do it. But there’s some science behind when to exercise to get specific benefits. Daniel Pink’s new book: When: The Scientific Secrets of Perfect Timing, explains.  Exercise in the morning if you want to:  Lose weight:

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