Exercises to Strengthen Your Knees

Do you struggle with daily knee aches and pains? Did you know that a simple exercise routine can alleviate some of that pain?  Many people deal with knee pain as a result of years of wear and tear on their joints. It may seem like less...

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Posture and Safety Mowing the Lawn

Summer Mowing — Avoiding Back Pain and Shoulder Tweaks You are mowing your lawn just like you do once (sometimes even twice!) a week now that the weather is getting warm. You get off your rider lawn mower and you realize your back is super...

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Determined, Positive Approach is Gold Standard in Physical Therapy

Having worked in facilities maintenance and running vibrating tools all my life, the cartilage in my wrists was worn out. Even after wrist fusion surgeries, I still had pain in my hands that limited my ability to fully enjoy my life and...

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Golf Warm Up and Stretches

  Want a Better Golf Game? Warm Up and Stretch Summertime brings a host of fun activities you can do—swimming, camping, grilling out, and GOLF!  Golf may not seem like a very physical or strenuous activity, but it is still...

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Is Smoking and Vaping Causing Your Pain?

Is Smoking and Vaping Causing Your Low Back Pain? In the United States, smoking cigarettes continues to be the leading cause of preventable disease and death.  As of 2020, 30.8 million Americans smoked cigarettes. Most of us know the negative...

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What is Vestibular Rehabilitation?

42% of Americans experience dizziness or a head injury in their lifetime. Studies show early intervention is critical following a concussion or head injury. In fact, a recent study showed those who were evaluated within a week of injury...

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The Power of the Pomegranate

This time of year, pomegranates are in season. But because they are not native to the Midwest, many people don’t know how to use them, what they taste like or how to eat them. Pomegranate arils are the edible seeds of the pomegranate that add a...

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Healthy ways to Deal with a Stressful Fall

    September, or should we say “Stresstember,” can be one of the most anxiety-inducing months of the year. A few reasons include the shift in routine occurring with kids returning to school, weather changes causing...

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Dangers of Outdated Job Descriptions

  When were your company's job descriptions last updated? Are your job descriptions objective and describe the physical and functional tasks performed? If you answered “no,” read on. Udated job descriptions protect companies...

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Partnership Decreases Time Away from Work

  The previous work injury physical therapy provider ran employees through the same routine and didn’t communicate or give us feedback. We wanted better results and service and didn’t feel we were getting our money’s...

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