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Therapy and Concussion management

A concussion is a traumatic brain injury that occurs when the brain is violently shaken. Typically the injury occurs during rapid movement changes such as whiplash or a direct hit to the head(2). This shaking or hitting of the head causes unpredictable injury to various areas of the brain. The damage sustained from a concussion may not just be physical but can also cause alteration in the chemical balance in the brain. This alteration can cause behavioral issues. The complications from concussions range from short-term to long-term. The CDC estimates that 1.6 million to 3.8 million people experience concussions during sports and recreational activities annually in the United States alone(2)

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How to make yourself taller! And why it matters

While the average height of men and women has increased over the centuries, we are now in an age of actively making ourselves shorter. With cell phones, lap tops, desktops, tablets and more, we are contributing to shrinking ourselves by constant slouching- also known as poor posture.

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Dr. Robot at your service

Hip replacements and knee replacement are very common with a growing senior population with varied outcomes. The use of robots to perform or assist in these surgeries may be the solution to eliminate human error and are being used more frequently.

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Tape looks cool but what does it do?

Taping for injuries has a long history, but it has really evolved over the past few decades. While in the past taping had been used to prevent movement in the hopes to limit pain, kinesiogy tape is now more widely used to reduce pain while allowing maximum range of motion.

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Why post workout recovery matters

I always find myself better at keeping up with exercise in the summer than the winter. Whenever you workout you always want to make sure you are doing it safely and helping to build yourself up rather than run yourself down. Here are some tips for a healthy workout recovery!

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Dry Needling

We now offer Dry Needling as one of the tools towards your recovery. It is highly beneficial for pain relief, scar tissue remodeling, improving mobility in acute as well as chronic injuries.

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Heat Exhaustion or Heat Stroke?

As the summer season has set in and the weather has warmed, many people are moving their activities outside. Whether it is a sporting event or a picnic with friends- being outside in the hot temperatures can take a toll on your body.

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