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Are you feeling dizzy? Is your vertigo acting up? Did you know that dizziness, vertigo and feeling off balance are just disruptions in your equilibrium? Your balance system is extraordinarily complex and consists of three main areas: your vision, inner ear, and sensory receptors in your feet. There can many causes of disequilibrium including the aging process, neurological conditions, changes in your blood pressure, inner ear issues, head trauma like a concussionand even medication.   I...
Posted on 2021-06-30
What is Aquatic Therapy and why would you need it?   Aquatic Therapy is physical therapy adapted to a pool setting. It uses the principles of water to aid and promote the healing of an individual’s specific therapy needs. Aquatic therapy is NOT water aerobics and contrary to popular belief, you do not need to know how to swim to participate! So, what principles of water make it different from traditional land-based therapy?   • First, there’s buoyancy, which is the...
Posted on 2020-10-26
Back Pain and Exercise  during COVID - 19 By Lisa Simon Many of you are likely wanting to use this time to get into a good fitness routine and feel as good as you can, but this pandemic can make that challenging. You might like to go to the gym; you think your back pain would go away if you could drop some weight, eat better, and so on. But for many, going to the gym is NOT an option right now. Our clinicians are hearing this a lot! You may have started eating too much out of boredom and ...
Posted on 2020-10-19
Is the Pandemic Giving You Headaches? By Lisa Simon You test negative for COVID, you are one of the lucky ones still employed, but still you feel stressed. You ask yourself, why am I still getting so many headaches? Is this you? If so, read on. If not, pay attention anyway as it could become you or could happen to someone you care about.  Headaches can be caused by many things, but stress is one of the top risk factors that can lead to frequent headaches. Your neck and shoulders, even ...
Posted on 2020-10-12
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