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Trigger Point Dry Needling – Part Two

Physical therapists routinely evaluate individuals for painful "trigger points' that can result in not only pain but, also limited movement and tolerance for activity.  If these areas of muscle hypersensitivity are not identified and then addressed therapeutically,...

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Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis is a disease characterized by decreased bone density due to insufficient calcium and decreased osteoblast activity.  This condition results in porous bones that are more vulnerable to breaking; often it is asymptomatic until fractures begin to occur in...

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The Kettlebell Snatch

The Snatch is one of the quintessential kettlebell movements; the combination of strength, power, stability, and cardiovascular fitness embodies kettlebell lifting perfectly. Whether you want to build power or strength endurance, the Snatch is a great exercise to add...

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Voodoo Compression Floss Bands Part 2

When to Use a Floss Band: The Floss can be used really at anytime, warm up, cool down, and in between workouts. I usually floss before a workout utilizing exercise specific movements, depending on the workout, I get more out of it than a lacrosse ball or foam roller....

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Can You Rehab a Total Knee in 3 weeks?

If you have been practicing as a therapist or an orthopedic surgeon for any number of years, I would ask you what are you doing differently now than you did 5 or 10 years ago when it comes to your post-op total knee?  If your unable to think of anything then I would...

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