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20 More Reasons to See a PT

Yesterday to help commemorate National PT month I listed 20 reasons to see a physical therapist. There are so many, I couldn’t fit them all in. So, here are 20 more. Your doctor told you should stop running because you … Continue reading

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Exercise of the week: Supine hip flexion (knee to chest)

This is an easy range of motion activity to maintain your hip flexion.  Lie on your back, and maintaining a neutral spine, draw one knee into chest. You may feel a stretch behind the hip or under the leg. If … Continue reading

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Ask a PT: What are signs of a concussion, and how long will they last?

There are 4 categories of signs and symptoms to look for when a concussion is suspected. They include physical, cognitive, behavioral, and sleep changes. 1. Physical changes could be loss of balance, nausea, vomiting, blurry or double vision, dizziness, lightheadedness, … Continue reading

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Can You Stand on One Leg?

Single Leg Stance (SLS) is an often overlooked component of sports performance and injury.  The most basic functions of many sports, running, requires one foot to be off the ground at all times.  And even with daily walking one foot … Continue reading

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