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Have you been frustrated by a lack of improvement in your patients with cervical dystonia (CD)?   (Or do you have dystonia and want your PT to understand it better--send them this blog post!) 

Do you find yourself saying, “What else can I do?”   

You...

Do you remember having your first introduction to cervical dystonia and saying “Cervical what?”

[Disclaimer--people with Cervical dystonia--this blog post is tailored to physical therapist assessment--but loads of good info for you, too!  And educate your therapist...

August 9, 2018

Have you ever said the following? 

“I don’t have time to meditate.”

“I would meditate but I can’t sit still for 20 minutes.”

“What if I’m not flexible enough to sit and meditate?”

Before you decide what you can and can’t do, 

you should know a few things about what meditati...

As a physical therapist, I get questions all the time like, “Don’t you just help people after surgery?” (The answer is no!) Sure physical therapists can help with many orthopedic conditions such as acute pain, tissue injury and recovery from surgery, but there are some...

What is the best exercise to prevent and treat osteoporosis? How can a physical therapist help?

April 2, 2018

Exercise is a powerful tool that has been shown in numerous studies to delay the progression of Parkinson’s disease and to even improve existing symptoms. As more research is performed and more sophisticated tools are used to analyze the effects of exercise, it is beco...

Being stuck with the same exercises day after day is just no fun!

Have you thought about taking your exercise program to the next level? Personal Training can help with that!

Have you thought about trying personal training but are unsure if you are ready? If so here are...

We all deal with stress on a daily basis. It's a topic we are all aware of, one we have all experienced in some way, and definitely one that we have all received advice about. I just looked up "how to reduce stress" on good old Dr. Google and discovered an overwhelming...

September 27, 2017

Use sleep to help you prevent cold and flu this season.

Not all physical therapists are the same.  I don’t just mean in personality, either.  I am talking about their specialty skills.  Just like you would not go to a cardiologist for an ankle sprain, you would not go to an orthopedic physical therapist for treatment after...

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