• Myofascial Cupping

    Myofascial cupping is a soft tissue therapy that encourages healing by creating a negative pressure or suction on the skin using plastic or glass cups that pull up underlying tissues, blood, and other fluids close to the surface of the skin. What are the cups doing:           Creating space to improve blood flow and to separate the layers of skin/fascia…

  • A Healthy Heart is a Happy Heart

    Did you know…according to the Center for Disease Control heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States for men and women and costs the country ~$219 billion each year. However, I want to keep this lighthearted!  It is no secret that the month February is heavily associated with the celebration of Valentine’s Day and love.  No…

  • “New Year, New Me”

    Did you know…    According to the History Channel, the practice of New Years resolutions was started over 4000 years ago when the Babylonians would pray at the beginning of each year with promises of starting the year off on the right foot in the eyes of their gods.   The tradition has been continued over the millennia and is now…

  • Tipping the scales against running related injuries

    By Kevin Levi-Goerlich, PT, DPT, CSCS, USAT-II Running related injuries. They are a common source of frustration for runners of all levels and abilities. Bring a few endurance athletes into a room and inevitably talk of injuries will come up. They are an unfortunate part of endurance sports and somewhere between 19.4 and 79.3% of runners will be injured each…

  • Vertigo

    Vertigo is a common ailment that affects a large amount of people every year and can be debilitating. Symptoms are described as a feeling of rocking, dizziness, or the sensation that the room is spinning on yourself. It is believed there can be different causes to this such as vascular impairment, inner ear infections, issues with the cervical spine, and…

  • Do you need Physical Therapy?

    Physical Therapy is the treatment, persecution or restoration of movement and physical function impaired by disease, injury, or disability through exercise, hands on care, modalities, and patient education. Physical Therapy is provided by a trained and licensed medical professional who can diagnose, evaluate and treat to restore/maintain function and mobility. PT’s can be found in may healthcare settings and treat…

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