Valentine's Day Epic Fail

PSA – Be careful out there on Valentine’s Day! You never know when you’ll encounter a situation where you might lose your balance, trip over an unexpected object, or slip on snow and ice. During this time of the year we tend to treat falls and slips of all types, especially the past few weeks.…

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The Dangers of Sitting: Why Is It Bad for Your Health? Are you aware of the dangers of sitting? In the past few months, our sedentary lifestyle spiked after the pandemic. People find themselves in front of screens while working from home, binge shows, or attending virtual classes. The new normal leaves no space for…

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Top 4 Ergonomic Tips for Students Has your child’s school shifted to an online curriculum?  Recent reports predict that ‘back-to-school’ would inevitably return to distance learning mode in the coming weeks. That means your children will spend a lot of time studying at home. It would help if you incorporated our ergonomic tips for students in…

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 5 Common Sports Injury in Hockey Ice hockey is a ‘collision sport’, meaning that players sustain numerous contact and non-contact injuries on-ice. With the Stanley Cup 2020 going on full-swing, we decided to list the most common sports injury in hockey. Whether you play professionally or recreationally, you can sustain these injuries when you are…

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Cheerleaders and gymnasts are usually strong but at the same time flexible.  Occasionally through overtraining, patterns of tightness and weakness start to develop and can lead to overuse injuries or other musculoskeletal injuries.  Depending upon which skills are practiced in what position, this can lead to muscle and postural imbalances.  Because of this, correcting muscle…

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Here’s another mundane way people easily hurt themselves…texting and walking. Accidents…..Yeah they can happen 2 … and injuries can happen anywhere and anytime – even after an ill-fated leisurely walk in the park………

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Specialized Physical Therapy is proud to introduce our monthly video series called “Accidents….Yeah, They Happen!”  Each month we’re going to show you mundane ways an average person can hurt themselves and wind up with a variety of injuries.  Accidents and injuries can happen anywhere and anytime – even after an ill-fated basketball pass goes off…

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