212014May

Lose Weight, Lose Pain

When it comes to weight loss, a little goes a long way. Research has shown that losing just 10% of your body weight, or less, can have marked benefits on your overall health, including reducing pain and allowing you to get back to the active things you want to do. This may be returning to…

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302014Apr

Hip and Groin Injuries in Athletes- A New Frontier in Sports Medicine

Growing body of Knowledge There is increasing optimism for athletes and everyday athletes with hip and groin pain due to a growing body of knowledge and recent advances.  There is a better understanding about the anatomy and function of the hip.  For accurate diagnoses, a proper biomechanical exam is imperative.  Hip experts are coming together…

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52014Mar

Improve Your Running and Stay Injury Free

Running is easy! Just put one foot in front of the other and GO! If it were only that simple…  When running, there is much more to keep in mind than what your feet are doing. Running is a highly complex motion involving the entire body.  If you lack the coordination, flexibility, and motor control…

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32014Feb

Keep Moving with Arthritis

Arthritis is becoming a growing problem in our society as it is estimated that 22.7 percent of the population suffers from Arthritis according to the Arthritis Foundation. It is estimated that these numbers will continue to rise over the next 15 years as well. As Arthritis is growing more prevalent it is important to help…

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12014Jan

How to Achieve your Resolutions in 2014

Within a week, one in four will have dropped their resolution attempt while half will have abandoned it within a month. Before you find yourself in this unfortunate position, follow these simple rules to stay on track and make this year a year to remember. Be Realistic It’s easy to get caught up in the…

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32013Dec

Hit the Ground Running

3 Common Running Injuries Not to Ignore No matter what distance or experience level you have with running, almost every runner experiences some aches and pains at one point or another. Especially, when you are increasing the distance you run, it is important to analyze whether or not that ache is something more serious or…

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32013Nov

Top 5 Upper Extremity Injuries in Youth Athletes

Shoulder and arm injuries often plague young athletes in many overhead sports such as baseball, lacrosse, football, softball, volleyball, swimming, and tennis. These injuries are often related to an imbalance in the body somewhere along the body’s chain, and can often be prevented. Dr. Ganley, Director of Sports Medicine at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia…

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202013Sep

Video Analysis: Tool For Physical Therapy and Performance Training

BREAKTHRU has a new tool – video analysis! It’s a valuable resource in helping assess and treat every patient from injury rehabilitation to sports performance. We now can study – in real time – the way a person moves throughout a golf swing, running, pitching a ball, rising from a chair, and almost every other…

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202013Sep

Build A Body To MOVE WELL

With the explosion in the number of girls playing highly competitive sports today, it is important for all parents of these young athletes and their coaches to realize that physical preparation prior to the start of the season, as well as during the season, is critical to reduce injuries, and increase performance. Teenage female athletes…

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202013Sep

Fat Loss Training For Women

The secret to losing fat and gaining a lean, attractive, and feminine physique has nothing to do with fad diets, “super foods”, starvation, pills, or hours of cardio. There is one magic word, however, that is the key to successful fat loss. That word is METABOLISM. And by that I mean the rate at which your…

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