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The Shoulder Joint

The Basics The shoulder is a complex joint made up of bone, ligaments, muscles and tendons. The shoulder itself is known in the medical community as the Glenohumeral Joint, which is the relationship between the upper arm bone (humerus) and the shoulder blade (scapula). These two bones create a joint called a ball and socket,

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Are you getting what you want out of your workout?

How much thought have you put into the exercises you’re going to use for your next workout? Did you choose them yourself, or did you find them on the internet or in a magazine? What’s your workout designed for? Do those goals match yours? Are the exercises even safe for you? Using the wrong program

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How Much Physical Activity Do Kids Need?

With the recent Covid-19 Pandemic making us find a new “normal”, activity rates have gone down for not only kids, but for all quarantined families.  Kids aren’t going to school anymore to get their daily dose of gym or recess time, and it’s hard for busy parents to find time to create some kind of

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Ask a Physical Therapist to

Let’s talk about the last time you—or someone close to you—interviewed for a new job. Chances are that the first step was a phone screen with your potential employer, and when you passed that portion of the process with flying colors, you were then invited for an in-person interview. At that stage, the employer probably

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Exercise and Your Mood

Exercise has great benefits for your physical health – it can strengthen your muscles, improve your cardiovascular system, and reduce your risk of diseases like stroke and diabetes. But, did you know that exercise can have benefits for your mental health too? Why exercise lifts your mood Exercise causes your brain to release chemicals including

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Heart Health

Are you fitting in at least 150 minutes (2.5 hours) of heart-pumping physical activity per week? If not, you’re not alone. Only about one in five adults and teens get enough exercise to maintain good health. Being more active can help all people think, feel and sleep better and perform daily tasks more easily. And

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