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Written by Dr. Kristal Nelson PT You go for every ball on the court, you play hard. When sore/tight calves are the result that’s ok, but when it begins to linger this is a warning. Never take it lightly. It’s time to take a look at some things to make sure you are not setting...
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The COVID-19 pandemic has altered the way the world is working and learning. Working from home comes with its challenges, both mentally and physically. Spending hours each day at a work station that doesn’t promote good posture and body mechanics can leave you with back and neck pain, eye strain, and can limit your productivity....
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The CDC guidelines for levels of physical activity recommend that adults get two and a half hours a week of moderate intensity exercise.  This level of physical activity has shown to have many positive effects on your life.  It can help with weight control as well as lower your chances of diabetes, heart disease, and...
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Dance continues to grow in popularity. So does the level of commitment required from its participants. Children are beginning dance classes at younger ages, and competitive dancers may train five to six days per week in a year-round setting, placing them at high risk for injury with little time for rest and recovery. Especially in...
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Dr. Kurt Brooks PT, DScPT, OCS Orthopedic Clinical Specialist It’s January. That means snow skiing: hurling your body down a steep snow-covered hill at ridiculous speeds… awesome! Sprains, strains and sore muscles are always a part of this high-speed, quad and hamstring intensive activity. Trees, ACL tears and broken bones are also an unfortunate and...
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Dr. Kurt Brooks PT, DScPT, OCS Orthopedic Clinical Specialist It’s a new year. So let the resolutions begin!  There’s lots of advice out there on beginning and maintaining your New Year’s Resolutions, but nothing about dealing with the fear of injury or of aggravating and old injury that’s keeping you from STARTING your fitness goals....
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Hey! James Wilson here – Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist at Back in Action, but feel free to call me “Coach James.” So it’s that time of the year when people start to let their exercise regimen slip (if they’ve made it this far) or begin thinking, “Oh, I’ll get started in the New Year.”...
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