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Payless recently conducted a very telling social experiment. You probably heard about the shoe chain’s stunt in the news but just to recap quickly, “The Payless Experiment” tricked consumers into buying their typically budget-friendly shoes at sky-high markups. To carry out the clever ruse, the discount retailer invited style influencers to a (fake) launch party for a new high-end label in one of Los Angeles’ glitziest shopping areas. The attendees believed that they were...
Posted on 2019-01-15
Are you falling asleep in your coffee at 2:30 in the afternoon? If so, you may not be sleeping as well as you think! If you feel drowsiness during the day or with boring activities, chances are that you are not getting enough sleep.   We all have different needs for sleep each night. According to WebMD, adults need between 7-9 hours of sleep each night. When we are deprived of that, we do not function at our best capacity. Babies through adolescents need even more than that. We have all h...
Posted on 2019-01-07
Staying committed to your health goals can be very challenging but the benefits are extremely rewarding! Here are some tips we at Specialized Physical Therapy wanted to share as we head into the new year. Maybe you currently have a health, fitness related plan, or perhaps you’re looking to start one now. We hope that you find these tips useful. 1. Structure a Plan: Is it fitness related? Healthy eating? Incorporating strength training? For fitness follow the FITT principle. Frequency: How...
Posted on 2018-12-26
The joys of a holiday/family vacation can be overshadowed by the ‘pain’ of hauling excessive luggage, sleeping in a different bed and extended periods of sitting. Here are our favorite tips to keep you feeling your best while traveling so you can enjoy your destination. Take breaks while driving Every hour or two, stop and walk for a few minutes. It’s also not a bad idea to do some standing back extensions. Sitting places your spine in a flexed position, so moving it the op...
Posted on 2018-12-18
Tis the season to rock ugly sweaters! Who doesn't enjoy a little holiday fun? If you've been keeping up with SPT for awhile now, you may know that last year we had an Ugly Holiday Sweater Day. Well, we decided to bring it back again, but this year we invited our patients to join in on the fun! All patients who had an appointment on Wednesday, December 12th at any of our locations were invited to wear their ugliest holiday sweater. We kept our eye out and we have a winner for the best sw...
Posted on 2018-12-13
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