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Running: Bringing People Together (and to Germany!)

Posted on by Dorothy Cohee
Running is a great hobby that it not only good for your health, but also brings people together. Read More

Swimming 101: Having Fun & Staying Safe in the Water

Posted on by Valerie Odea
Having spent many years as a competitive swimmer and lakefront lifeguard, I feel more at home in water than on dry land! So I want to cover the topic "Swimming 101," or how to have fun, boost your fitness and stay safe in the water. Read More

Stretch of the Week: Prone Neck Stretch

Posted on by Rachel Lackowski
The final week of June brings us to the Prone (face down) Neck Stretch. It will stretch the muscles in the sides and back of the neck, as well as the chest muscles. Read More

Fact vs. Fiction: Strength Training for Seniors

Posted on by Tara Hackney, PT, DPT, OCS, KTTP
Is age really just a number? Can you still get stronger even as you get older? There are common misconceptions surrounding senior populations and exercise or strength training. Let’s debunk some of these misunderstandings. Read More

What is that Bump on My Heel?

Posted on by Tara Hackney, PT, DPT, OCS, KTTP
Our feet literally take us places all day long, and foot pain is a fairly common issue. For some people, the pain is located more in the heel. That heel pain can also lead to the discovery of a bump on the back of the heel.  This could be a condition known as a Haglund’s deformity. Read More

Stretch of the Week: Seated Twist with Neck Stretch

Posted on by Rachel Lackowski
For the third week of June we will be performing the Seated Twist with Neck Stretch. This stretch targets the muscles of the neck, between the ribs, and trunk. Read More

10 Side Effects of Prolonged Sitting

Posted on by Lori Diamos
Our children do it at school, many of us do it at work, most of us do it while commuting, and too many of us also do it recreationally. What is that magic “it?”  If you guessed sitting then you hit the nail on the head. Read More

Children’s Motor Milestones: Important Steps in Development

Posted on by Amanda DiGangi
As a physical therapist that works with children, I educate my patient's family and caregivers on the importance of each and every motor milestone relevant to the child's age. Often, each milestone assists in the development of the following milestone.1 For example, before a child can crawl on hands and knees, they often develop the skill of moving forward in an army crawl position. Read More
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