Category Archives: Fitness, Health & Wellness

Voodoo-Band Flossing

One of the newer joint mobilization techniques that is commonly practiced in many physical therapy clinics, gyms, and athletic training facilities is Joint Flossing using a compressive wrap; one of the more popular brands called Voodoo-Floss. In practice a band is wrapped around a joint or muscle that is restricted creating a powerful compressive force,


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Tips for Fall Prevention

Falls can cause significant injury as well as reduce your independence. Injury due to a fall can make daily living difficult and exhausting. According to the APTA, one third of people over the age of 65 and about one half of people over the age of 80 will fall at least once this year. Physical


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Are Orthotics For You?

Variations in foot structure, such as flat- or high-arched feet, have long been recognized to cause stress on muscles, ligaments, and bones that can result in injury. Although there are many variations of flat- or high-arched feet that may or may not be functionally abnormal, studies have demonstrated that flat- or high-arched feet increase the


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KT and Rock Tape

Physical Therapy Modalities and Durable Medical Equipment (DME): Kinesiotaping/Rock Tape   While Kinesiotaping has started to become more known to the common person, it has actually been around since the late 1970’s! Dr. Kenzo Kase, who developed the Kinesio Taping Method, wanted to find something that would help facilitate the body’s natural healing process and


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Summer exercise heat

Exercise and Hot Weather

When the temperature rises, we find it hard to perform the activities that were easier in the cooler months. Read further to find out more about exercise, warm weather and the potential risks associated with the heat. The Physiology of Heat and the Human Body When the temperature rises, so does your core body temperature.


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