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It’s January 2019! Baseball season is just around the corner. Spring training is approximately a month away as well as college and high school nearby. My optimism is that baseball players have started preparing and are well into their offseason program. If not, it is never too late, and it’s time to get going! Published research analyzing the occurrence of baseball injuries in Major League Baseball and High School Baseball revealed that baseball injuries are the highest in the first...
Posted on 2019-01-29
It's that time of the year when we all are faced with the chore of clearing our driveways and sidewalks from snow and ice. We would like to provide a couple of helpful tips to keep your back from unnecessary injury. Cold winter temperatures and wind chills combine to make the trip outside very uncomfortable. You must remember to take precautions to protect yourself from frostbite by dressing appropriately. The extreme cold can also contribute to extra work for our heart, it has to pump more blo...
Posted on 2019-01-22
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
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