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The Quick Fix is ALWAYS Too Good to Be True

If an advertisement claims something that sounds too good to be true, chances are, it is. Typically, when you hear of a new weight loss craze, the cycle goes something like pictured below:   Diet programs, meal replacements, weight loss products, fat burners, magic pills, and shakes…weight loss fads are all around us. It is […]

The Healing Hands of a Physical Therapist

 I am often asked by friends and family members what I actually do as a Physical Therapist.  The next question that follows is how much schooling it takes to earn a degree in Physical Therapy.  What I gather is that the general public does not know much about my profession.  This blog is a brief […]

Why have you not used the Pilates Reformer?

Inspiring quotes from Joseph Pilates’ book, Return to Life Through Contrology…. Physical fitness is the first requisite of happiness. Our interpretation of physical fitness is the attainment and maintenance of a uniformly developed body with a sound mind fully capable of naturally, easily, and satisfactorily performing our many and varied daily tasks with spontaneous zest and […]

Serving Size vs. Portion Size: Is There a Difference?

    Serving Size vs. Portion Size: Is There a Difference? Healthy eating includes making healthful food choices, which means knowing what and how much you eat. Do you know the difference between serving and portion sizes? While the terms serving and portion often are used interchangeably, they actually mean different things. A “serving” is […]

National Physical Therapy Month 2014

Physical Therapist’s role is to improve and restore motion to your life. As you make the important decisions about health care for you or your family, it is important to remember that physical therapists: Significantly improve mobility to perform daily activities; Provide an alternative to painful and expensive surgery, in many cases; Manage or eliminate […]

If your insurance company won’t pay, you cannot attend physical therapy.

If you live in America, chances are that you have private insurance or government sponsored Medicare or Medicaid insurance to help you pay for your healthcare. Sometimes, your insurance company will not pay for physical therapy services. Therefore, you cannot attend physical therapy, right? Wrong! If your insurance company won’t cover physical therapy services, your […]

5 steps to ease knee pain

Early everyone has experienced knee pain. Whether it’s caused by arthritis, excessive foot pronation or overuse of the muscles that protect this vulnerable joint, our knees take a knocking. In fact, knee arthritis is the single greatest cause of chronic disability among U.S. adults age 65 and older. Here’s the good news: Most chronic knee […]