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Warm Up Before You Wander

Whether you are an experienced hiker or backpacker, there are many things to consider when hitting the trails. Weather, foods, hydration, backpack weight, proper footwear, routes and more all need to be evaluated before setting out. Further, because hikers are...

Calf Stretching 101

Have you noticed that your calves are tight no matter how much you stretch them? You may be stretching only one of the muscles that make up your calves. Let's go through a little anatomy lesson. Coming up from your heel is a thick band of tissue that makes up your...

Physical Therapy and Migraines

Headaches and migraines affect a large portion of the world's population and are described by the type and location of pain in the head. Many headaches are harmless and resolve on their own. However, frequent moderate to severe headaches can impact your ability to...

Breathing

Seemingly, the most innate skill set you have as a human being. So innate that it's used as a benchmark for being a healthy newborn and your first time taking a breath happens within the first 10 seconds you enter this world. Fast forward to adulthood and you're...

Feeling Dizzy?

Have you previously experienced vertigo or know someone that has? Has your doctor ever told you that you have "crystals in your ear"? Do you get dizzy when turning over in bed or turning your head when driving? If you answered yes to any or all of these questions, you...

Dealing with Shoulder Pain?

Have you experienced shoulder pain that affects your job or causes you to avoid doing hobbies you enjoy? Many individuals dealing with shoulder pain will see a physical therapist at some point in search of pain relief. Depending on the extent of the shoulder pain and...