TMJ, or temporomandibular dysfunction

WHAT IS TMJ?

Do you wonder what it means when people say they have TMJ problems? Or have you ever gone to the dentist for the world’s worst toothache, and was told everything is okay? Did you know that you can go to a physical therapist to relieve pain in the face, temporomandibular…

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Reduced Hip Mobility

WFH and Reduced Hip Mobility Since March of 2020, a multitude of people have had their work environments change, with most adjusting to working from home. This has caused a reduction in everyday activities with less getting up and moving around the office all day. Many patients have noticed a…

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Frequently Asked Questions About Dry Needling Therapy

The term physical therapy refers to a broad spectrum of treatments and activities. While some may initially begin physical therapy following an injury, it is also used to treat illnesses or impairments that are inherent to a person’s makeup from the moment they are born. Physical therapy has expanded and…

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How Can Physical Therapy Help Me Recover From a Sports Injury?

Have you recently been injured and your doctor has concluded that you need physical therapy? Many times, athletes require physical therapy due to sports injuries from their chosen sport. Perhaps you have been in an accident and need physical rehabilitation. Either way, you need to choose the right physical therapy…

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Waiting is worse than failing.

Why? Why do we wait to do the things that can get us closer to our goals? We see an opportunity and think “sounds great, but maybe later.. when the timing’s right. Let me get through this month. Let me try this other thing first. When I’m ready.” Why do…

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Take time to appreciate your success.

Greediness can be a deterrent towards meeting goals. We win a race or hit a PR, and instead of indulging in the success, we want more. We get greedy. We get excited, seeing new possibilities. It’s easy to fall into the trap, but whenever a breakthrough occurs, the reaction shouldn’t…

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Taking a lesson from Pixar.

Jacky and I had a chance to sit down and watch a great documentary over the weekend. It’s called The Pixar Story, and it tells the story of how Pixar created, and essentially re-imagined, the animated film industry we know and love today.While a great documentary overall, there’s one part that stood out…

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Maximize the effects of training.

As physical therapists, we love helping athletes return to training at their full potential. However, we also love to dabble in the performance side of things, as well. For those looking for an edge, I commonly reference work completed by two of my favorite fitness specialists, Alex Hutchinson and Ben…

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Raise your expectations. You deserve better.

Hey %FIRSTNAME%, Society loves to lower expectations.We always compare performance on a relative basis.  ​​“Well, it’s better than it was yesterday…” Furthermore, we love to settle for a product that’s not as good as it could be, if given the attention to detail it deserves. “Well, it was ok… but…

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