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Concussions in Youth Sports

by ProClinix, February 21, 2017

By: Megan Smithuysen, LAT, ATC Chances are that if you have a youth athlete in your household, then you are familiar with the signs and symptoms of a concussion. Thanks to organizations such as the National Football League (NFL), the word “concussion” has become a household term. According to health insurance company Blue Cross Blue […]

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Shoulder Impingement: What is it and How Do You Get Rid of it?

by ProClinix, January 9, 2017

By: Dr. James H. Cassell IV, PT, DPT Shoulder impingement is the most common injury I see in my clinic. Shoulder impingement or rotator cuff tendonitis, occurs when one of the four rotator cuff muscles (called the supraspinatus), is pinched underneath the highest bony piece of the shoulder joint (called the acromion process).  There is […]

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The Truth About Gluten Free Diets

by ProClinix, December 23, 2016

By: Rebecca Meyerson, MS (Certified Nutritionist) Gluten free diet has become a popular fad in today’s society.  Is it true that even if you do not have celiacs you can benefit from a gluten free diet? Yes, there is some truth to this.  Gluten is the protein that is found in wheat, rye, barley, spelt, […]

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10 Tips to Stay Healthy While Traveling

by ProClinix, December 19, 2016

By: Rebecca Meyerson, MS (Certified Nutritionist) 1)  Double up on your probiotics.  It is important to switch your probiotics monthly, as your body gets used to certain strands of probiotics.  Suggested brands: Garden of Life (90 billion), Klaire Labs, Zana Juices, and Health Force. 2) Travel with healthy snacks.  It is important to always throw a […]

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Acupuncture and Its Benefits

by ProClinix, December 7, 2016

By: Jaime Marks, L.Ac. (Acupuncturist) Traditional Chinese Medicine has been practiced for thousands of years. Through empirical research, and practical experience, acupuncture is one of the primary modalities used by a Chinese Medical Practitioner to restore balance in the body.  Primarily, by inserting thin and sterile needles into acupuncture points along well mapped out channels […]

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Let Food Be Thy Medicine

by ProClinix, November 3, 2016

By Rebecca Meyerson (Certified Nutritionist) As we all have heard before, “You are what you eat.”  It is recommended to eat a balanced diet, eliminating processed foods and reducing inflammatory triggers including dairy, gluten, corn, sugar, and soy. With that being said, it is important that we build up our immune systems, so that we […]

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Don’t Mask the Pain, Treat it! #ChoosePT

by ProClinix, October 21, 2016

By: Dr. Christopher Genn, PT, DPT October is national physical therapy month, and this year the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) has focused its vision and created the #ChoosePT campaign. This campaign is in response to the incredible epidemic of opioid drug addiction and abuse. According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), […]

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Neck Strengthening Reduces Concussion Risk

by ProClinix, September 30, 2016

By Dr. Rob Lemyre, PT, DPT     According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, approximately 250,000 emergency room visits by adolescents under the age of 19 are precipitated by sports-related concussions and non-fatal traumatic brain injuries in the U.S. annually. The multiple benefits of a physically active lifestyle are unquestionable, such as weight management, […]

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Tips for Starting Fall Sports

by ProClinix, August 24, 2016

As fall sports teams start practicing, it is always good to follow a few simple tips to keep athletes healthy, playing to their fullest potential, and reduce the risk of injury. Hydrate a day or two before practices start to give the body time to absorb and utilize the fluids to get you ready for […]

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Cupping Therapy

by ProClinix, August 12, 2016

Anyone who has been watching the Rio Olympics this week may have noticed some athletes, particularly US swimmers like Michael Phelps, with bright red and purple circles on their bodies. These athletes have been using cupping therapy, which is a form of alternative medicine that has been around for thousands of years.  According to one […]

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