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resistance training vs cardiovascular training

Resistance Training Vs. Cardiovascular Training

If you are new to working out, or even a self-proclaimed “gym rat,” at some point you’ve probably wondered which form of training is most beneficial for you. Or maybe you’ve never thought about it and this blog will begin to generate some interest and questions. Well, I’m here to answer those for you! What…

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physical therapy for whiplash

Physical Therapy For Whiplash

Whiplash. We have all heard this term and often associate it with a car accident. The truth is, there are a variety of ways in which one sustains a whiplash injury, such as when slipping/falling on the ground or riding a herky-jerky roller coaster. The most common cause of whiplash is still a rear-end collision…

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The One Hundred Pilates Exercise

Mikayla’s Top 10 Pilates Exercises

  Have you been searching for a full-body, low-impact workout option? You know, one not as generic as lifting weights or biking a few miles? Great news! Pilates may be the perfect choice for you! First off, what exactly is Pilates? Pilates a form of low-impact cardio that helps with postural alignment, flexibility, and muscular…

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physical therapy for back pain with golfing

Physical Therapy for Back Pain with Golfing

It’s that time of year. The sun is coming out, the grass is growing fast, and those sticks in the garage are calling your name. You got the perfect tee time at your favorite course on Saturday morning and it’s looking like a fine start to the season. Halfway through the round, you begin to…

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cervicogenic headaches

Headaches: The Case of Cervicogenic Headaches

Cervicogenic headaches are extremely common and treated daily in most physical therapy clinics. Many individuals we evaluate in clinic, whether they are being seen for their neck, back, or shoulders, reveal they also experience headaches. What they come to find out through education by their physical therapist, is that these two injuries/ailments are often related,…

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why is a custom splint needed after tendon injury

Why is a Custom Splint Needed After a Tendon Injury?

Armworks Hand Therapy provides many specialized treatments for the elbows, wrists, and hands, which sometimes includes custom splinting. One reason a custom splint may be necessary is after a tendon injury. Today we will discuss what a tendon is, how it may become damaged and why a custom splint is a crucial component of the…

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physical therapy myths debunked

Top 10 Physical Therapy Myths – DEBUNKED

Physical Therapy may have some misleading misconceptions. Maybe it is something you heard, something you assumed, or even something you assumed you heard. Today we will address and DEBUNK the Top 10 Physical Therapy Myths, setting the record straight for good. MYTH #1: It’s going to hurt- A LOT. Have you ever heard the old…

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custom hand splint for fractur injury

Why is a Custom Splint Needed After a Fracture Injury?

Why is a custom splint needed after a fracture injury?  Armworks Hand Therapy specializes in the rehabilitation of the elbows, wrists, and hands. For several injuries, the treatment plan provided by Armworks includes custom splinting. Today we will attempt to answer all your fracture questions as we explore what a fracture is, common mechanisms of…

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custom splint for hand injury

Why is a custom splint needed after a repetitive hand injury?

A custom splint is often needed for repetitive hand injuries. Armworks Hand Therapy takes pride in providing treatments specifically for the elbows, wrists, and hands. This sometimes includes custom splinting. Learn more about repetitive hand injuries, what causes them, and why a custom splint may be necessary for optimal healing results. What are repetitive hand…

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how is hand therapy different from physical therapy

How is Hand Therapy Different from Physical Therapy?

Physical Therapists and Certified Hand Therapists play a vital role in helping patients recover from accidents, injuries, and other health-related conditions. Both professional groups have extensive education and training in body mechanics and rehabilitation, giving patients the resources to manage a myriad of orthopedic injuries safely and effectively. Although there are many similarities, there are…

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