Among the community who suffer from chronic pain, summer is often a time people dread due to intense heat and humid conditions. But here at Manual Physical Therapy, we want you to enjoy summer days with family and friends without causing a chronic pain flare-up! The key to making the most of the summer weatherContinue Reading »
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Do you remember the number of times your parents, teachers, or grandparents corrected your posture when you were young?For example, how often did they say, “Stop slouching and stand up straight”? Too many to mention.It turns out they were right because having poor posture can lead to many medical issues, including headaches and migraines.Why? BecauseContinue Reading »
If you’re a golf lover, there is nothing better than heading out onto the course for a game, right? But is your body up to the job, or could you improve your golf swing and knock a few points off your handicap with some expert tweaks to how your body works? If your body isContinue Reading »
It’s that time of year when the ‘V’ word does the rounds. Vacation! And, just like other famous pairings – “Ben & Jerry’s” or “Sonny & Cher” – vacations usually go hand-in-hand; with travel. After all, when you take a vacation, you most likely want to escape the local area for some much-needed rest andContinue Reading »
How much water have you had today? I ask my daughter this question every evening at dinner time. Though it is an important habit, it is one that takes practice to develop even for adults. Though it may seem simple, drinking more water can help our bodies increase shock absorbing capabilities, reduce pain, reduce inflammationContinue Reading »
Most of us like to think we know ourselves fairly well – we know we’re happy when the sun is shining, when we drink a good cup of coffee, or when we spend time with our loved ones. On the other hand, we also know when we’re sad: we may have lost our favorite sneakers,Continue Reading »