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Africa and Physical Therapy – What Do They Have In Common?

So what do Africa and physical therapy have in common? Not much, except for a lot of different types of movement. Earlier this summer, I spent one month traveling around Southern Africa — Zimbabwe, Namibia, Botswana and South Africa. We

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Powerful Exercise Advice for Staying Injury Free

I wish I had a dollar for every time someone said to me, “no pain no gain!” This idea is pervasive in the world of exercise and fitness. But is it true? Normal Response to a Workout Muscle burn associated

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Got Headaches?

None of us enjoy having a headache. But yet, many people suffer from them daily. In the general population, headaches have a reported prevalence of 16%, where 5% of adults experience them on a daily basis (Castillo et al, 1999).

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Avoiding Winter Sports Injuries

Winter sports are a great way to stay active during colder months, as long as you participate with common sense and caution. Do not take on more than your skill level will safely allow, and wear protective equipment to ensure

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Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis is a disease of the bones, which occurs when you lose too much bone, make too little bone, or both. Osteoporosis literally means “porous bone”. The holes and spaces that are found within bone are much larger in osteoporotic

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Are you at risk for injury?

Now that Fall sports are in full swing and the upcoming ski season is looming, how do you know where you are on the injury risk spectrum? This is an essential question that is best answered by a Physical Therapist

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