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Returning From Injury

September 3rd, 2015

Returning From Injury A fairly high percentage of the patients I see in my office are in for injuries that they sustained while doing sports or other physical activities that they enjoy doing on a fairly regular basis. One of the best things about my job is that I get to help these people get …

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Yearly Lab Test Recommendations

June 12th, 2015

Yearly Lab Test Recommendations Lab tests are a great way to get an overall picture of your health. Getting certain tests done on a yearly basis is a good idea because it can help you monitor your health, provide baseline values for your doctor when you are feeling well, and detect any underlying illnesses that …

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Low Back Pain Triggers to Avoid

April 8th, 2015

Avoid Common Low Back Pain Triggers Since it has been warming up, people are starting to get more active. With that I have seen a lot more acute low back pain coming into my office in the last month or so than usual, so I thought I would outline some interesting findings from a recent …

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Smartphones and Your Health

March 5th, 2015

Smartphone Use and Your Health There is no doubt that smartphones are an integral part of many people’s lives. They help us do so much, and stay connected to the world around us. There are estimates that an average person picks up their device more than 1,500 times per week! Other estimates put an average …

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My Health Journey

February 5th, 2015

Last fall I found myself struggling to stay awake throughout the day. I was sluggish, foggy, disoriented, and was finding it difficult to get through busier days at the clinic and my workouts. In early November, I found myself relaying my symptoms to my doctor. She seemed concerned after I told her that the first …

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Why Movement Matters

February 4th, 2015

The new tagline for the clinic is “Move Well. Live Well.” This is something I truly believe and keep it in mind always when assessing my patients and determining how to treat and rehabilitate them. Newer research that has been coming out over the last couple years has linked excessive sitting to premature death, even …

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Sports Recovery Treatment

January 14th, 2015

**SORRY ABOUT THE VOMIT INDUCING CAMERA MOVES** I offer sports/activity recovery visits that utilize a couple of devices to help my patients avoid muscle soreness and fatigue. The MarcPro muscle stimulation unit can be placed in a variety of locations to create a comfortable muscle pulsing. This pulsing helps muscles clear out some of the …

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Dr. Steve’s Healthy Lifestyle Gift Guide

December 29th, 2014

I had a lot of fun making some gift recommendations for you last year, so I’m gonna do it again! Let’s get started – Yoga Tune Up Ball – A slightly softer and larger alternative to the lacrosse ball. These tools are great for working on tired, achy, sore and knotted muscles. There are also …

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Ice or Heat for Injuries?

November 29th, 2014

Ice vs. Heat Cold and hot packs are a great way to supplement your treatment outside the office and help soothe everyday aches and pains. Knowing which one to use and when can make the difference between making your symptoms better or worse. This is one of the most common questions I get asked here …

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Preventative Screens

October 29th, 2014

From time to time going forward, I will be inviting other health care professionals in the area that I know and trust to present topics for your benefit. This first one comes from Dr. Carolynn Francavilla, MD. Enjoy! PREVENTATIVE SCREENS October is Breast Cancer Awareness month and a great time to think about catching up …

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