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Light Physical Activity Provides Healthy Benefits

By |2019-03-21T12:40:55-04:00March 21st, 2019|Blog|

No one doubts the positive health effects of regular moderate-to-vigorous physical activity (MVPA), but now researchers are finding that even light physical activity can reduce the risk of coronary heart disease and cardiovascular disease. The latest findings, focused on women age 65 and older, echo revised US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) activity [...]

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Maintaining Good Posture

By |2019-03-05T08:45:24-04:00March 5th, 2019|Blog|

We often hear that good posture is essential for good health. We recognize poor posture when we see it formed as a result of bad habits carried out over years and evident in many adults. But only few people have a real grasp of the importance and necessity of good posture. What is posture? Posture [...]

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Tips for a Healthy Spine

By |2019-02-28T09:31:49-04:00February 28th, 2019|Blog|

Tips for a Healthy Spine A healthy spine is an often-overlooked and essential part of a healthy lifestyle. Unfortunately, approximately 80% of the population suffers from spinal pain at some point. People who are overweight or obese, and who smoke, lift heavy objects, or had a previous episode of back pain, are more likely to [...]

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Sleep Ergonomics

By |2019-02-20T09:57:03-04:00February 20th, 2019|Uncategorized|

“Sleep ergonomics” refers to our postures and positions during sleep. They either help us rest in safe mechanical positions for joints or they stress joints to the point that we wake up with more aches and pains than we fell asleep with. Sleeping position matters. Poor-quality sleep is proven to negatively affect over-all health. Sleeping [...]

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5 Musculoskeletal Tips for All Parents

By |2019-02-13T14:42:32-04:00February 13th, 2019|Blog|

5 Musculoskeletal Tips for all Parents by David Hummel, DC Comber Physical Therapy & Fusion Chiropractic   Forward Head Posture Everyone has heard “sit up straight” at the dinner table from one family member or another during their lives.  However how often do we mention it when a child is playing video games on a [...]

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Physical Therapy and Endometriosis by Cheryl Jones, DPT

By |2019-01-16T11:29:08-04:00January 16th, 2019|Blog|

  Over  6.5 million women suffer from endometriosis (Giudice, 2010). This disorder is defined by the presence of endometrial tissue outside of the uterus along the surfaces of other pelvic organs including the ovaries, bowels, bladder, rectum, vulva, and along the abdominal cavity. Endometrial tissue has also been found in rare cases along the lung, [...]

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Why you shouldn’t be afraid to talk to your doctor.

By |2019-01-16T11:12:24-04:00January 16th, 2019|Blog, Uncategorized|

Women shouldn't hesitate to talk with a physician about health issues Millions of women suffer from premenstrual dysphoric disorder, endometriosis, pelvic floor disorders, pelvic organ prolapse and incontinence, but many are reluctant to discuss their symptoms with a physician. Obstetrician-gynecologist Jen Gunter explains the symptoms of each. The New York Times (tiered subscription model) (1/8)  

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What Spells Relief for Low Back Pain?

By |2018-12-13T15:26:53-04:00December 13th, 2018|Uncategorized|

If you’ve ever suffered from a bout of low back pain, then you know that finding relief is often any patient’s main goal. And with low back pain sending 2.5 million Americans to hospital emergency rooms every year, that’s a lot of patients seeking treatment options to relieve the pain. Medications—or combinations of medications—are [...]

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