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Stretch of the Week: Easy Seated Twist

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In our second week of twists this month, we will be stretching the inner thigh and back muscles. This stretch is called Easy Seated Twist. (more…)

4 Tips for Protecting Your Hands When Gardening

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Gardening is a hobby enjoyed by many Americans, and especially among men and women over the age of 45.2 Unfortunately, this group of people can often be limited in participation in their beloved hobby by physical and environmental factors, including osteoarthritis (OA) and environmental contaminants. (more…)

Saying Goodbye to “The Joe” – A Local Perspective

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Joe Louis Arena, which is better known as “The Joe,” has been the home of the Detroit Red Wings since 1979. The Joe is the second oldest arena in the NHL – with only Madison Square Garden being around longer – and has a lot of sports history attached to it. For many, Joe Louis Arena is just as iconic as Wrigley Field, Lambeau Field and Fenway Park. (more…)

Occupational Therapy: Fact vs. Fiction

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“What exactly is Occupational Therapy?” As an Occupational Therapist, I am often asked this question by friends, family and patients. Since April is Occupational Therapy (OT) Month, I wanted to take some time to shed some light on this rewarding profession by separating the OT facts from the OT fiction. (more…)

Stretch of the Week: Reclined Straight Leg Twist

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Our weekly stretches in April will focus on twists! Twisting through the middle of your body stretches the back muscles as well as the sides and front of your body. Twisting also helps the digestive process by stimulating the intestines. (more…)

5 Tips to Prepare for Hip Arthroscopy Surgery

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Prior to scheduling surgery, many patients focus on how big things in their life will be impacted, including how much time will need to be taken off work as well as arrangements for childcare and/or pet care. Although these are important considerations, patients should also take time to think about how smaller parts of their daily life will be impacted post-surgery. (more…)

Q&A: National Athletic Training Month 2017

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Every March Athletico celebrates with the National Athletic Trainers Association National Athletic Training Month to recognize the important work of athletic trainers throughout our communities. (more…)

3 Ways Dogs Can Lead to a Healthier Lifestyle

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There is no doubt that dogs have earned their label as man’s best friend. In addition to being loyal and lovable companions, dogs have the ability to improve the health and overall well-being of their owners. From increasing activity levels to reducing stress, read below to discover how owning a dog can lead to a healthier lifestyle. (more…)
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