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Ask a Physical Therapist To “Screen” Your Movements This Spring Let’s talk about the last time you—or someone close to you—interviewed for a new job. Chances are that the first step was a phone screen with your potential employer, and when you passed that portion of the process with flying colors, you were then invited for an in-person interview. At that stage, the employer probably asked you to answer a series of questions and to demonstrate your skills through ...
Posted on 2018-05-10
Avoid The Pain Of Travel The joys of a family vacation can be overshadowed by the ‘pain’ of hauling excessive luggage, sleeping in a different bed and extended periods of sitting. Here are our favorite tips to keep you feeling your best while traveling so you can enjoy your destination. Take breaks while driving Every hour or two, stop and walk for a few minutes. It’s also not a bad idea to do some standing back extensions. Sitting places your spine in a flexed position, s...
Posted on 2018-04-25
Prevent Pain. Stay Strong. You know exercise is important to your health. It helps you feel better physically, gives you energy, and helps you deal with the stress of your busy life.   But what do you do when life gets too busy to take an exercise class, go for a run, or get to the gym?  It’s easy to start skipping exercise when life gets busy, but that leads to less energy, and aches and pains cropping up. This makes you feel like exercising even less, and leads to a d...
Posted on 2018-04-20
Your Smart Phone Could Be Rapidly Aging Your Spine Chances are that you probably haven’t given much thought to how your neck and back are faring in the era of the smart phone, but studies show that you most certainly should. It’s practically a reflex these days to pull out our smart phones when we’re standing in line, sitting at the airport or riding the subway. And while it’s great that we rarely need to venture beyond our pockets for entertainment, our bodies are beg...
Posted on 2018-04-13

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