Four Changes to Your Diet to Reduce Joint Pain

Many of us experience stiffness and soreness, particularly in those connections between our bones that allow us to move freely—our joints! As much as one third of all adults in the U.S. reported having joint pain within the last 30 days.  Joint pain can be caused by a number of conditions, such as arthritis or

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Navigating Musculoskeletal Care: What you need to know

When you can’t move without experiencing pain, even simple, everyday tasks can become daunting. And after days or weeks without relief, you might be ready to try anything that will make you feel better.  Common pain “solutions” A common treatment intervention for musculoskeletal pain—or pain in your bones, muscles, joints, cartilage, tendons or ligaments—is an

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Want to live longer? Move more.

We know that physical activity is good for us. It reduces the risk of diabetes, stroke and cardiovascular disease (all on the top-ten list of leading causes of death in the United States), lowers blood pressure, improves sleep quality and duration and boosts your mood. But did you know it can also help you live

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In pain? Start with your PT.

You shouldn’t skip your regular check-ups with a primary care provider. But if you aren’t considering a physical therapist as your first call when you experience a musculoskeletal issue—anything you feel in your joints, bones, muscles, ligaments or tendons—you’re likely making your path to recovery longer and more expensive than it could be. A recent

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Think you need imaging for your back pain? Think again.

If you suffer from back pain, you’re not alone—but you probably knew that already, considering the number of people who share the back pain experience. Here’s a look at the numbers: According to the World Health Organization, 60-70% of American adults will experience pain in their lifetime. More than 30% of American adults have experienced

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ACL Injury Prevention Programs: Orthology at Wendy Hilliard Gymnastics Club

Youth sports play a critical role in children’s motor, social, and emotional development. Athletics give children an outlet to run, jump, play, interact with their peers, learn discipline, and experience joy. With an estimated 45 million children in organized sports, there is an increasing need for injury prevention programs to help youth athletes develop the

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HIIT Hounds: Staying at the Top of Your Game

Whether you’re a CrossFit connoisseur, an F45 fiend, OrangeTheory obsessed or dedicated to another High-Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) program entirely, it’s likely that someone you know has experienced pain caused by the combination of speed and free weights commonly seen in HIIT-based workouts.  When you’re focused on performing movements for speed, it’s easy even for

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Beat the Pain of Aging

As we get older, we often find we’re not able to move as freely as we did when we were younger. Our joints and muscles feel stiff and less flexible, and moving after sitting or laying down can be especially difficult.  Why is this?  As we age, our bones and muscles naturally tend to become

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Headaches: Four Ways to Kick That Pain in Your Neck

According to the American Chiropractic Association, most Americans—nine out of 10 of us—suffer from headaches, the greatest majority of which are caused by muscle tension in the neck as a result of all the time we spend behind a desk. Pain anywhere in the body can disrupt your lifestyle, but research tells us that headaches

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Dog Days of Summer: Push Past Your Plateau


For many of us, the workout routine we work so hard to establish can lead to falling back to the same exercises week in and week out, ultimately resulting in a plateau. Understanding how you’ve ended up there can get you back on the upward swing. Your physical therapist or chiropractor is here for more

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