4 “Need to Know” Facts About Hip Osteoarthritis and 3 Hip Strengthening Exercises

  Do you know anyone with hip pain? Chances are you, or someone you know, experiences hip pain. Studies show that up to 28% of people over the age of 45 have hip pain with evidence of osteoarthritis1. Hip pain can cause difficulty walking, climbing stairs, getting out of a chair, squatting, and a myriad…
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New Study Sheds Light on Rheumatoid Arthritis Pain

  A new study now shows that rheumatoid arthritis can affect hip joints and knee joints at varying levels. People with rheumatoid arthritis experience pain and inflammation all throughout the body in their joints. It’s long been unknown why different joints are affected differently, but the study shows it’s due to there being different genetic…
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6 Questions to Help Determine if an Ankle Sprain is More Serious

  An ankle sprain is a very common injury. When the ankle is twisted or rolled, ligaments of the foot and ankle can be overstretched leading to pain, swelling, and difficulty walking.   Here are 4 fun facts about ankle sprains (1):   ·       Those that play indoor, or court sports are more likely to sprain…
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Cupping Therapy: Rio Olympics’ Breakout Star

  While watching the 2016 Olympics, you’ve probably noticed big red dots or welts on the skin of many athletes including swimming star Michael Phelps, and gymnast Alex Naddour. In fact, the markings have become a major topic of conversation during this year’s Olympic Games. So, what are they? –– These red dots are the…
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Recover Well and Never Waste a Workout with This Great Protein Bar Recipe

  Challenging the body through a hard work out is the best way to improve aerobic fitness and strength, but it is only half of the recipe for success. During a workout or competition, muscles are depleted of energy and often sustain micro-tears. In order to recover fully and allow the body to fortify any…
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1 Simple Way to Prevent Cancer, Type 2 Diabetes, Cardiovascular Diseases, Dementia, and Depression TODAY!

  Finally, after years and year of trying to figure out how to prevent some of the worst chronic diseases and medical problems, researchers have found the one pill to prevent it all. Cancer, type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular diseases, dementia, and depression are finally about to meet their match. All you have to do is…
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How to Spot & Avoid a Heat-Related Illness

  Heat exhaustion and heatstroke are heat-related illnesses that can occur when your body can no longer keep itself cool. As temperatures rise, your body uses sweat to stay cool. However, there are times when sweating just isn’t enough to cool down your body temperature. When that happens, and your body temperature rises to extreme…
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6 Ways to Keep Young Athletes Healthy and Strong

  The summer Olympics are here! What a wonderful time to enjoy the amazing capacity of human potential. Enjoy it. Be amazed. Watch in awe. They are the best of the best. However, before you take your kids and start training them to be the next Olympians, here are a few things you should consider….
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4 Tips to Avoid Back Pain While Traveling

  If you’re a frequent traveler, it’s very likely you’ve experienced some type of back pain. From walking (or running) across terminals to sitting uncomfortably in between two strangers for hours –– traveling often leads to sore muscles in your back.  To help you during your next trip, our physical therapists put together these four…
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5 Keys To Understanding Tennis Elbow (lateral epicondylitis) And How To Treat It

  Ever have pain on the outside of the elbow? How about pain in the elbow while swinging a racquet or hammer or even just gripping? If you have, chances are high that you are a part of the 1-3% of people that have had “tennis elbow”1. Tennis elbow is the common name for lateral…
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