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Focus on the Form: How to do a Correct Deadlift

February 20th, 2019

The deadlift is one of the most effective movements in the sports and fitness world. When done correctly, this lift can drastically improve your total body strength and power (especially in your posterior chain and core) and stimulate your central nervous system. It can be a fantastic addition to the fitness routine of virtually anyone

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Physical Therapy for Concussions. What You Need to Know.

February 10th, 2019

Concussions are being treated more seriously than ever – especially in the world of athletics, where concerns over brain damage have placed high-impact sports such as football under a glaring public spotlight. But whether you received this form of brain injury during an athletic event or in an auto accident, you need to proceed toward

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5 Exercise Myths for People 55 and Older, according to Mesa PT

February 5th, 2019

While it’s expected that most older people tend to slow down with age, the notion that seniors and soon-to-be seniors should trade in exercise and their active lifestyles for bingo and rocking chairs is definitely antiquated, says Mesa physical therapist Courtney Warren.  And yet, when it comes to exercise for the 55-and-older population, plenty of myths continue to drive people’s

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