I Hurt!

The Center for Disease and Control and Prevention (CDC) posted guidelines on March 18, 2016. They note that the” sales of prescription opioids have quadrupled in the U.S. even though there has not been an overall change in the amount of pain that Americans report”.  The CDC released these prescription guidelines in response to what […]

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PT for Temporomandibular Joint Dysfunction (TMD)

On Friday March 18th, 2016, Annetta and Cameron had the wonderful opportunity to speak to local dentists, orthodontists, and oral surgeons about a physical therapy approach to temporomandibular joint dysfunction (TMD).  Alongside Dr. Westover, DDS, Dr. Coviello, DDS, and Dr. Starley, DMD, the areas local healthcare professionals gained a wealth of knowledge on the importance […]

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Strength training:  Managing Metabolic Syndrome

Metabolic, what?!  Metabolic Syndrome is the term used for a group of risk factors that raise the likelihood of developing heart disease, diabetes, and stroke.  The group of risk factors includes a large waistline, a high triglyceride level, a low HDL “good” cholesterol level, high blood pressure, and a high fasting blood sugar.  Your risk […]

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