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3 Reasons to Attend a Career Fair

Posted on by Caitlin Kirchner | Leave a Comment

Searching for a new job can be a long and grueling process. In addition to spending hours researching companies and applying to job postings online, job seekers oftentimes have to pass a phone interview before even meeting with a hiring manager.

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5 Ways to Stop Knee Pain in Runners

Posted on by Ryan Domeyer PT, DPT, CMPT | Leave a Comment

Between 20 to 93 percent of runners suffer from knee pain, making it the most common lower extremity injury.When knee pain occurs, one of the treatment options is physical therapy. Physical therapists are trained to examine, diagnose and treat knee pain to help patients return to the activities they love.

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Stretch of the Week: Reclined Cobbler’s Stretch

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For the third week of January we will be performing an inner thigh stretch called the Reclined Cobbler’s Stretch.

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Stronger than Yesterday: Getting F.I.T.T

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After taking time to set your S.M.A.R.T. goals, it is time to use these goals to get F.I.T.T.

F.I.T.T. is an acronym that was created to address many of the important questions people have about exercise programs. This principle can be applied directly to strength training. Using the F.I.T.T. principle in combination with S.M.A.R.T goals is a great way to cultivate confidence, generate accountability to goals and improve your physical prowess!

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7 Common Youth Basketball Injuries

Posted on by Sean Leninger, PT, DPT | 1 Comment

Basketball is a popular sport amongst youth athletes, but the duration of the season in combination with the athleticism required by players can lead to injury.

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Stretch of the Week: Wide Legged Straddle with Wall Assist

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We are still targeting the inner thighs for January’s second weekly stretch. This week’s stretch is called the Wide Legged Straddle with wall assist.

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Stronger than Yesterday: Setting Strength Training Goals

Posted on by Kirstie Chase | Leave a Comment

A New Year can be unpredictable, but setting authentic goals combined with genuine pursuit can usher in the kinds of change and inspiration you are seeking. If becoming stronger and more confident are goals you have in mind, this post has tips to make it happen!

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5 Exercise Tips For 2017

Posted on by Donald Smith | 4 Comments

Many people decide that the start of the New Year is a good time to get in shape. They know that exercise helps them feel better mentally and physically, while also improving their strength, flexibility and endurance. What many don’t think about, however, is that exercise can hurt too.

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Sever’s Disease in Young Gymnasts

Posted on by Amy Bell, PT, DPT | Leave a Comment

Heel pain is common in young children and it can be attributed to a condition called Sever’s disease.

Sever’s disease, which is also referred to as calcaneal apophysitis, is a result of inflammation of the growth plate of the heel. It is common in children who play sports that involve running or jumping, such as soccer, football, basketball and gymnastics. Gymnasts, however, are particularly affected due to the high level of jumping from a young age and because they are often barefoot when running and jumping.

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Stretch of the Week: Reclined Frog Stretch

Posted on by Rachel Lackowski | Leave a Comment

Happy 2017! To start off the New Year, we will be stretching the muscles of the inner thigh. Many people may experience tightness in this muscle group, also called Adductors. For the first week of January we will perform a Reclined Frog Stretch, which is a gentle stretch with a longer hold.

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