THERAPY NEWS

Safe & Effective Stretching

Healthy muscles are powerful but perhaps, just as important, they are also flexible. Muscles require regular work to maintain strength and even more work to gain strength. Similarly, muscle flexibility requires consistent stretching to maintain and even more frequency...

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My Neck Hurts When I Do Crunches

A few months ago we talked about the importance of efficient posture. I’d like to break it down now to even more specificity – neck posture and alignment in exercise.  I often have folks tell me that they can’t do sit ups or crunches, or overhead lifts due to neck...

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Thoracic Mobility? Let Me Count The Ways!

A very important piece of our skeleton’s kinetic chain is the thoracic spine and ribs. This area serves the important task of protecting our vital organs and fragile lungs and heart from outside forces. Given these important tasks and, that many of us sit hunched over...

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Shoulder Pain & Posture and How They’re Connected

Ouch! It’s the dreaded pain you experience while reaching for an overhead object that seems to come about for no particular reason. There was no fall or traumatic incident, so why does your shoulder hurt? Why does this happen and how can you prevent it? What do you do...

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What is Osteoporosis?

Osteoporosis is a bone disease characterized by a decrease in bone mineral density (BMD), causing structural changes that weaken bone. When viewed under a microscope, bone appears like a honeycomb – in osteoporotic bone the honeycomb spaces are more open, while the...

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