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The Importance of Good Sleep

The Importance of Good Sleep

Our lives are so bound by time, by order. We are subconsciously measured by time, living minute by minute, working hour by hour. It may seem like we don’t have enough time in the day to be the perfect mom, finish the last load of laundry, start the dishes, or work on the next promotion;…

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Exercise and Prevention

Exercise and Prevention

Have you ever heard the phrase, “Treat your body like a temple for you are only blessed with one?” What does this phrase actually mean? It wasn’t until I became a healthcare professional that I truly understood the meaning. In my profession I am privileged enough to treat patients of all ages, due to which…

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Prehabilitation and Breast Cancer

Prehabilitation and Breast Cancer

What does the term prehabilitation mean and how does it fit within the scheme of PT?  Prehabilitation is therapy that is done prior to a surgical procedure or prior to beginning chemotherapy or radiation therapy.  To better explain this concept, let’s think of a prize fighter preparing for the biggest fight of her or his…

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10 Tips to a Healthier You

10 Tips to a Healthier You

1. Start Out Small – More than likely, in the past, you have tried to change everything all at once and very few of your intentions stuck for good. The answer to staying committed for life is to start small. Making a single change every week, instead of overwhelming yourself with a bunch of changes…

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Preparing For A Race

Preparing For A Race

Check below for tips on how to prepare for Race Day and download the full list with Race Day Checklist at the bottom! Race Day Preparation Visualize Your Race Day 1-2 nights/week for a month or two leading up to race Utilize all 5 senses in your visualization Visualize different race day scenarios – good…

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The Aging Athlete

The Aging Athlete

The thrill of competition is hard to get out of your system once you have experienced it on a personal level.  Athletics give us a vehicle to push our own physical and mental limits.  No matter what your game is, certain physiological principals of performance are ubiquitous in any sport.  Speed, agility, power, flexibility and…

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