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Staying Active: An active lifestyle does not mean you have to go to the gym for multiple hours a day, 7 days a week! Simply adding a walk…

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Have you been considering physical therapy as a treatment option for your current injury or pain but the current pandemic crisis is preventing…

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Have you ever had difficulty setting up transportation or were you unable to travel to Physical Therapy because of the weather? Why not receive…

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In a world that seems to be spinning faster each day it is important to remain mindful and prioritize the important things in our lives. We are…

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The leaves are changing, temperatures are dropping, and before we know it the snow will be falling. We all know how easy it is to fall out of a…

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When it comes to looking at the golf swing, there are so many places to look whenever you tape your swing or have a lesson. But, one area that…

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Desk posture is otherwise known as upper crossed syndrome, meaning an imbalance of muscle strength and flexibility. Including stiffness in our…

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We find ourselves in unprecedented times, a global pandemic that has affected nearly every person on the planet. While we work our way through…

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One of the most common statements I hear from moms that have gone through pregnancy is, “I should have come earlier!”. So why are pregnant mamas…

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Low back pain is one of the most common medical conditions that people will face. In fact the World Health Organization estimates 60-70% of…

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In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness month, Agape wants to remind everyone of the benefits of physical therapy before, after and during breast…

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You do not need a referral or prescription, Physical Therapy is safe for you, Physical Therapy is covered by your insurance plan, Physical…

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Put simply, empty calories are calories that come from foods or drinks that have little or no nutritional value. There are many common sources…

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Nope, it's not coffee. Water. Water does wonders for our health and wellness. An adult body is around 55-60% water, so drinking water daily is…

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Whether you spend each day at a desk or on your feet, your commute is a quick walk or a long drive, you did a 20-minute HIIT workout or an hour…

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I am shocked at the number of patients who are surprised when they find out that physical therapists hold a Doctorate degree, or even go to…

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Almost 70% of full-time American workers hate sitting, but do it all day, every day. It's time to change that. If you have a sedentary job then…

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Getting up and out of your seat every 30 minutes could help to reduce the harms of sedentary behavior, according to a new study. Researchers…

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Diastasis Recti is a common condition that affects many women during the childbearing years. As a fetus grows within the uterus, the uterus…

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Integrated Kinetic Neurology is a treatment approach that targets the brain-body connection and mobilizes the nervous system to promote positive…

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Do you sit at a desk or at home for the majority of your day? Do you struggle with pain in your neck, back, and/or shoulders? Although a…

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Author: Parrie Wyatt (former exercise science intern and current CSA at Agape Physical Therapy in Gates)

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With the recent declaration of the opioid crisis as a national emergency it is important to be aware of other treatment options that are…

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MRIs for low back pain, especially when it comes to musculoskeletal low back pain, are not just useless – they can actually cause more harm than…

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The words "physical therapy" might prompt memories of the time your tore your ACL or needed help recovering from surgery. But with an…

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Dr. James Weinstein, a back pain specialist and chief executive of Dartmouth-Hitchcock Health System, has some advice for most people with lower…