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Does Stretching Prevent Injury?

Does Stretching Prevent Injury?

It was once believed that stretching before a workout was just as vital as eating breakfast before the start of a big day. If you wanted to minimize your risk of the possible tearing of muscles, injury to joints, or running without pain, then stretching was a must pre-exercise component to one’s...

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Five Exercises to Relieve Neck Pain

Five Exercises to Relieve Neck Pain

By Emily Saleski, MS, LAT, ATC From exercising to painful office injuries, neck pain can be easy to develop and difficult to relieve. Although rest, ice, heat pads, and massages may help relieve minor pains and aches, recent studies have found that some simple strength training exercises can do...

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Aquatic Therapy for An Active Lifestyle

Aquatic Therapy for An Active Lifestyle

by Jonathan Seidberg PT, DPT | Biltmore Location Are you having trouble sticking with your exercise program because you’re bored with your usual program? Do you feel there’s just not enough time to exercise? Or maybe it’s just too hot? There are a ton of excuses that we make up for not exercising....

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5 Exercises To Improve Posterior Chain Strength

5 Exercises To Improve Posterior Chain Strength

by Taryn Norwood CPT, CNC, NASM-SFC FAST East Scottsdale The posterior chain may not be as glamorous as your biceps or pecs, but these muscles make up a key muscle group for strengthening and training. To establish an optimal fitness and exercise regimen, it is essential to understand how to...

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Quick Exercises to Help Your Upper Back Pain

Quick Exercises to Help Your Upper Back Pain

by Lauren Keel PTA, AT, CES | South Chandler Location Upper back pain, also known as thoracic pain, is a problem many people experience. Individuals work at their computers for hours and don’t realize their posture is worsening. Eventually, this leads to poor posture characterized by rounded...

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7 Best Posture Practices for Sitting at a Desk All Day

7 Best Posture Practices for Sitting at a Desk All Day

By Riley Mathis, PTA | Paradise Valley Location At Foothills Sports Medicine, we see our fair share of spine problems. Sitting all day in front of your computer and electronic devices can take a toll on your body over time. Modern-day desk jobs may not be conducive to perfect posture, but that is...

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