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Mitigating risk of hand injuries during COVID-19

From the Mayo Clinic News Network, By Deborah Balzer The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in another type of patient coming to the emergency departments. Dr. Sanjeev Kakar, a Mayo Clinic orthopedic surgeon, says as a result of stay-at-home guidelines that have kept many adults and children home, there’s been an increase of patients with injuries from household accidents, including […]

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Rehabilitation After COVID-19

Gordon Quinn exercises with physical therapist Katie Palano on April 27, 2020, at the Shirley Ryan AbilityLab. (Brian Cassella/Chicago Tribune) ‘It’s one thing to survive the infection, but what’s next?’ Some COVID-19 patients need rehab to walk, talk and problem solve! Physical therapy plays a critical role in the recovery of many COVID-19 survivors! For […]

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Healthy & Delicious Quarantine Meals!

I’ve compiled some links to helpful and healthful articles and recipes which may make meal-prep easier and tastier during these challenging times. Since our partners and kids are suddenly in the house 24/7 we are tasked with cooking much of the day, often having to please picky palates. New recipes can spice up the cooking […]

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Telehealth

Continue to heal with physical therapy while practicing social distancing. “With You Every Step of the Way” is not only our motto, it’s our mission! During these challenging times we recognize that you may not be able to visit our clinic for your physical therapy sessions. But even missing one or two sessions can have […]

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Livestrong – Exercises for Neuropathy of the Feet

Our own Steven Srebnik, PT, MSPT, CHT, was a contributor for this helpful Livestrong.com article! https://exercises-for-neuropathy-of-the-feet-livestrong By Sara LindbergUpdated March 16, 2020 Medically Reviewed by Jody Braverman, CPT, FNS, RYT If numbness, tingling and pain in your feet as a result of nerve damage is disrupting your life, your doctor may recommend exercises for neuropathy. While treating […]

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Stay Healthy When You’re Physically Distancing!

Five Minute Burst Workouts for Inside Your House  I came upon this helpful blog which resonated with me, and I’d like to share it with you. (See link below) Like many of you, I am working from home to help “flatten the curve,” for the greater good of community and family. Despite being home, I’m […]

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What Really Happens at Physical Therapy?!

I’m the Marketing Director at Performance Rehabilitation. I’m also a patient. I hurt my back, probably in Zumba class, using heavy weights for too long in the wrong way. Luckily, scans confirmed no serious fracture, but I did strain muscles, and further stressed a portion of my thoracic spine causing pain to radiate up into […]

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How Exercise Affects Our Memory

Even a single workout may make our brain’s memory centers, like our muscles, more fit. A single, moderate workout may immediately change how our brains function and how well we recognize common names and similar information, according to a promising new study of exercise, memory and aging. The study adds to growing evidence that exercise […]

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Profile of a PT Patient From Prima Ballerina to Pilates Precisionist

Becoming a ballet dancer is no easy feat. The hours and hours of training, discipline and rigor is beyond most people’s capacity.  Trained classically by the Boston Ballet, while also studying under such greats as Edward Villella, Annette Jackson was hand-picked by Robert Joffrey himself to perform in his company, the world renown Joffrey Ballet. […]

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