5 Food Blogs You Probably Want to Follow

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Healthy eating is an important element to keeping your body happy and pain free. Sometimes, simply cutting out a certain food is the key to end tightness, sometimes its adding more of one thing. For those who might not like cooking, or aren’t particularly good at it, food blogs are a great resource for you. The good majority offer a … Read More

Working Out in the Winter: Should You Do It?

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Surprise! You probably thought winter was coming to an end… and then “unexpectedly” New York City received 6 inches of snow after a 2 week streak of 50 degree+ temperatures. All around, runners were happily taking advantage of the warm weather. If you were not one of them, you were certainly dodging them on every city block. For those runners, … Read More

Three Eating Habits You Can Incorporate Now

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Eating healthy in New York City is a challenge – constantly persuaded by the many restaurants, food advertisements, food trucks, and coffee shops. You’ve tried all the diets, the juice cleanses, and ‘special tricks’ that your best friend swears by. But have you ever tried just simply changing your eating habits? We’ve put together a list of the best recommendations … Read More

Finding Balance: How To Treat Vertigo

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Have you ever experienced vertigo? The room spins, you become nauseated and feel as if you will lose balance and fall. These are just a few of the symptoms many patients with vestibular deficiencies will report. ​ The vestibular system is part of your inner ear and includes your semicircular canals, utricle, and saccule. At the end of the semicircular … Read More

How Massage Therapy Is More Than Just ‘Getting A Massage’

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udy Fowler, a licensed massage therapist, describes massage therapy as, “a hands on modality that can have immediate effect on the internal well being of your bodily systems and on your psychological and emotional state. Because it’s a hands on touch therapy, it’s an emotional, psychological, physical experience.” There are many benefits to massage therapy that are not commonly known. … Read More

5 Restorative Yoga Poses For Any Age and Physical Ability

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Following a back injury, it is difficult to return to a regular routine. A lot of time is spent trying to heal and strengthen your back. Stretching, relaxing and managing stress will help heal any back pain. Restorative yoga poses use gravity to release muscular tension without strain in the hips or back.  During these restorative poses, deep breathing allows … Read More

Breaking Common Physical Therapy Misconceptions

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We’ve asked our knowledgeable therapists and trainers to correct misconceptions they hear in and around the office. Read on to find out what you might be doing wrong! ​ Misconception #1: When playing sports, you need to stay on your toes for speed and agility. This is one that I hear a lot. You don’t actually want to be on … Read More

Post NYC Marathon: Christina Ramirez

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We did it fellow marathoners! Whether you were a first timer like me, or experienced, we passed that finish line during Sunday’s New York City Marathon and completed a momentous goal! Of course, after that much physical activity, the muscle soreness is inevitable. I am personally in the midst of delayed onset muscle soreness (DOMS) today and hating every time … Read More

NYC Marathon Training (Part 3) The Anterior Tibialis a.k.a Shin Muscle

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By: Christina Ramirez DPT, CKTP  We are about five weeks away from the New York City Marathon which means running longer distances than most runners are used to running. I had an on-again, off-again running routine of about 15-20 miles per week leading up to training for the marathon. I have also run numerous half marathons, two on back-to-back days, but … Read More