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DC vs. DPT vs. LMT vs. etc… DOES IT MATTER?

Our healthcare system is highly segregated and specific. Every profession has it's own specialties and even within specialties there are branches. In medicine, you have physicians that are neurologists, orthopedics, internal medicine etc... but even within those you have MS (multiple sclerosis) specialists, stroke/TBI specialists, shoulder specialists, foot/ankle specialists, spine specialists etc... It's very complicated… Continue reading DC vs. DPT vs. LMT vs. etc… DOES IT MATTER?

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5 Things To Do If You Want to Avoid Injuries

The Rehab profession lives off of people getting hurt - it's what keeps us in business. BUT, I'm in the business of helping individuals who are currently hurt AS WELL AS preventing injuries from reoccurring. That's right, I'm in the business of helping YOU not need ME! Crazy, right? Now, I can't see into the… Continue reading 5 Things To Do If You Want to Avoid Injuries

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Why Physical Therapy and Personal Training go hand-in-hand

I'm a HUGE proponent of interdisciplinary collaboration because I think there is value to be had. And while I do feel that our healthcare system has too many "specific" specialties that lead to too much overlap (i.e. DC vs outpatient DPT vs LMT that uses NKT etc... these could all be just 1 professional field… Continue reading Why Physical Therapy and Personal Training go hand-in-hand

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5 Things You Should Do If You Have A Desk Job

If you have a desk job, you know that it can be a pain ... literally. Sitting all day can make you feel stiff/tight/sore etc... all over! Therefore, sitting must be BAD, right? WRONG! Any posture sustained for a prolonged period of time will create stiffness/tightness/soreness etc... That's why when those with desk jobs switch… Continue reading 5 Things You Should Do If You Have A Desk Job

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Do you think you have tight hamstrings? Part 2: Low back and Hip pain

Almost everyone, nowadays, you meet will say "I have tight hamstrings" and when you ask them to bend forward and touch their toes they'll say "I've never been able to do that". Many of these people will concurrently experience some form of low back pain - it may not be severely debilitating, but if it's… Continue reading Do you think you have tight hamstrings? Part 2: Low back and Hip pain