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Acupuncture & The Treatment of Rheumatoid Arthritis

by ProClinix, April 25, 2018

By: Jaime Marks, L.Ac.  In western medicine, Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) is considered an autoimmune disease caused by unknown factors. The onset is usually gradual, affecting inflammation of several joints, mainly small joints in the feet, wrists, elbows, and ankles. These joints will be tender to the touch, and can also become stiff, painful, and swollen. […]

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ProClinix Celebrates National Athletic Training Month

by ProClinix, March 26, 2018

By: Megan Smithuysen, LAT, ATC Happy National Athletic Training Month! Each year during the month of March Certified Athletic Trainers take pride in promoting their profession through a national campaign put on by the National Athletic Training Association (NATA). A different theme is adopted each year during the month long campaign to provide a platform […]

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Direct Access to Physical Therapy. What Is Direct Access and Why You Should Care.

by ProClinix, February 22, 2018

By: Dr. James H. Cassell IV, PT, DPT In the past, patients were required to see a physician to receive a prescription for physical therapy prior to attending physical therapy. As of January 2015, all 50 states have adopted “direct access” in various shapes and forms. Direct access allows patients to see a physical therapist […]

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Turning Resolutions into Lifestyle Changes

by ProClinix, January 23, 2018

By: Dr. Maria Cuomo, PT, DPT For many people, incorporating regular exercise into a daily routine is one of the most common New Year’s resolutions. New year, fresh start  – makes sense to start anew and focus on becoming a better version of you.  However, now that we are several weeks into the New Year, […]

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Shoveling Injuries

by ProClinix, December 15, 2017

By: Dr. Ryan Chevrier, PT, DPT Winter has arrived, which means snow is here as well. For those without a snowblower or plow, it is important to make sure you shovel appropriately to avoid injury. Common injuries include lower back, shoulder, head injuries and heart attacks. Over 25,000 people are treated in emergency rooms each […]

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The Importance of Hydration

by ProClinix, August 28, 2017

By: Justen Lopez, MS, ATC/L, NASM-PES As sports seasons get back into full tilt at the end of summer, there are many things that need to be taken care of in order to be prepared and have a successful season. Pre-participation exams, registration forms, buying equipment, and countless other tasks occupy our thoughts, but something […]

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Can Chiropractic Care Help My Headache?

by ProClinix, June 19, 2017

By: Dr. Ivana Monserrate, DC Do you suffer from headaches? You are not alone. Nine out of ten Americans have suffered from a headache at least once in their lifetime. They can be dull, throbbing, constant and even debilitating. How do you take care of your headaches? Do you try to fight through it? Do […]

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Stretching Tips for Staying Healthy this Summer

by ProClinix, May 25, 2017

By: Rachel Amarosa, ATC With spring here and summer quickly approaching, people are more active and participating in more indoor or outdoor activities and events.  This article will provide information on how to stay pain free so you can keep enjoying the activities you love.  One way to prevent injury is by having a proper […]

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Preventing, Identifying, and Rehabilitating Tennis Injuries

by ProClinix, April 26, 2017

By: Dr. Brian Dombal, PT, DPT Tennis season is in full swing. As with any sport, tennis players at all levels can experience aches, pains, and injuries when playing tennis. Two-thirds of tennis injuries are a result of overuse and the other one-third is due to a traumatic injury or acute event. Overuse injuries most […]

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Will Good Fats Make You Fat?

by ProClinix, March 13, 2017

By: Rebecca Meyerson, MS There is still confusion among many people about whether good fats make you fat.  Common questions from clients include, “Is guacamole fattening?” and “ Are you sure nuts do not have too many calories?” and “Will coconut oil raise my cholesterol because it is high in saturated fat?”   It seems logical […]

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