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Do You Know Your Movement Vital Signs?

Most people think of heart rate or blood pressure when they think of vital signs. It is common to use numbers to quantify health and risk of disease. The American Heart Association encourages people to “know their numbers” referring to blood pressure, blood cholesterol, blood glucose, and weight. However, research is now showing the importance […]

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Physical therapy can help you with vertigo naturally without medication…

Dizziness, Vertigo, and Imbalance… Dizziness is the second most common complaint heard in doctors offices. Statistics reported by The National Institute of Health indicate that dizziness will occur in 90 million of the nation’s population at some time in their lives. Dizziness is the #1 complaint for individuals over age 70. Although very common, acute […]

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Brain Health and Physical Activity

Our Ancestors May Have Held the Secret to Better Brain Health… It turns out that while our early ancestors spent their days out in the wilderness hunting and foraging for food, they may also have been keeping their brains sharp. Researchers at the University of Arizona have found a connection between the highly active lifestyle […]

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Tips For Avoiding Injuries During Your Workout

Avoid Injuries during your Workout… At Fast Track Physical Therapy, we see all kinds of injuries. It is also common for people and athletes that exercise, to have a fear of getting injured. Beginners that are new to exercise, also have fears of getting injured when they finally have the motivation to start a new […]

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“Screen” Your Movements This Spring!

“Screen” Your Movements This Spring! Let’s talk about the last time you—or someone close to you—interviewed for a new job. Chances are that the first step was a phone screen with your potential employer, and when you passed that portion of the process with flying colors, you were then invited for an in-person interview. At […]

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Get Out And Go For A Run!

For some, it’s about setting goals or staying fit. For others it is about stress relief and the freedom running can provide. No matter the reason, there are many rewards. Whether you’re training for a marathon, returning to running or just beginning, it’s important to ease into a routine to allow your body to adapt. […]

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Are You A Passive Patient or an Active Consumer of Healthcare?

Are You A Passive Patient or an Active Consumer of Healthcare? Think about the last time you made a big purchase. Did you go out and buy the first thing you saw? Or did you research it, learn some things, compare it to other options, and select something that was right for you? Most people […]

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Are You a New Year’s Resolution Newbie, Master or Flunkee?

Are You a New Year’s Resolution Newbie, Master or Flunkee? Turning the page on the new year is a chance to wipe the slate clean—and to be better versions of ourselves. And when it comes to what we want to improve, goals that fall in the health and wellness area top all other New Year’s […]

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One Annual Health Checkup That’s Probably Missing from Your Calendar:

Some health habits are instilled in us at a young age. For as long as you can remember, you made annual treks in the family minivan to both the pediatrician and the dentist. As you entered adulthood, you probably transitioned to a primary care physician, and maybe even a different dentist better equipped to address […]

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Fun Ways to Keep Moving While You’re Stuck at Home

So, you’re stuck at home and not able to get out and about as usual, unless you have a home gym. It also makes it tough in general to keep up with your regular exercise routine, and that can be extremely frustrating. Look, I get it. With this coronavirus, these are unprecedented times. We are […]

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