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March 1, 2020

Fitness…With a Side of Dysfunction

This time of year, many people are focused on fitness so it’s worth taking a look at what fitness really means. The dictionary defines fit as “sound physically and mentally, healthy.” Using that definition, many “fitness” routines fall short of the goal. If you don’t enjoy running and dread every workout, you’re probably falling short…

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January 4, 2020

Your Physical Therapist Can Help You Keep Your Resolution

As one year comes to a close and another begins, people begin to set goals and make resolutions. Losing weight, getting to the gym more often or getting into “better shape” are all common. These all require increasing your amount of physical activity. More activity is great for your health, energy levels, sleep, and mood….

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November 30, 2019

What is a movement diagnosis?

Medical diagnoses don’t need much of an introduction. They’re what you get from your doctor when you’re sick. Examples would be influenza, diabetes, or hypertension. They describe the underlying problem that is causing your symptoms. When people feel sick, they know they need to go to the doctor and find out what’s going on to…

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August 6, 2019

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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June 4, 2019

A Physical Therapists Recommendation to Walk?

Most people know that physical therapists often recommend exercise as part of their treatment. What most people don’t realize is how simple that exercise can be. Instead of complicated workouts, heavy weight lifting, or running for miles, physical therapists often surprise people when they recommend walking. While it seems like an easy exercise, walking still…

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April 2, 2019

The No. 1 Thing You Can Do to Improve Your Physical Therapy Experience

Dealing with the pain and limited mobility associated with an injury or illness can be stressful for so many reasons. You might have questions like, “How long will I be sidelined?” and “What do I need to do to get better?” Or maybe you’re worried about how you’ll pick your children up from school, walk…

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February 5, 2019

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 arena top all other New Year’s resolutions. In fact, three of the top four resolutions in…

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January 10, 2017

Do You Pee Pee When You Hee Hee?

Do You Pee Pee When You Hee Hee? By: Meghan Geary, PTA Is it normal to pee just a little (or a lot) when I sneeze, cough, laugh or workout? NO!! While urinary incontinence may be a very common occurrence among females, it definitely should not be considered normal or something that we just have to…

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June 22, 2015

Pediatric Clinic Open!

The pediatric clinic is open and filling fast! We opened this dedicated space for our kiddos in October 2015 and it has been so fun to watch it grow! If you have an appointment with one of our pediatric providers for physical, occupational, or speech therapy, you can now park and enter the clinic on…

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January 15, 2014

The BOD POD is Coming to High Pointe!

It’s time to find out what you’re made of…literally.  The BOD POD is coming to Clarksville and will be at High Pointe Physical Therapy February 17th – 19th.  If you’ve recently started a new diet or fitness regime, now is the perfect time to get some baseline body composition measurements!  If you’ve been active and…

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