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Ready to Hit the Slopes? Here’s How You Can Prevent A Skiing Injury This Season

By Christopher Taylor, PT / November 22, 2021

For some of us, winter is a season we look forward to every year. Not for the excuse to sip on hot chocolate, eat delicious bowls of chili, or cozy up next to a crackling fire, but for the once a year outdoor activities that come with it. Is there…

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5 Exercises You Can Do in Your Living Room to Improve Balance

By Christopher Taylor, PT / October 29, 2021

As we age, it’s no surprise that things begin to shift in the body. Aches and pains arise more easily, movements feel different, and the body’s agility might not seem as sharp as it used to be.  One big area of change you may experience is in regards to your…

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Are Physical Therapists Doctors? Everything You Need to Know About Working With a PT Specialist

By Christopher Taylor, PT / October 29, 2021

Physical therapy is hardly a new practice. As a profession, its roots are thought to go as far back as 3,000 B.C. to early Chinese massage techniques, with massage ultimately becoming its own healing modality.  Later, in the early 1800s, a Swedish fencer would found what’s credited as the first…

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12 Ways to Treat Your Plantar Fasciitis Pain at Home

By Christopher Taylor, PT / October 6, 2021

You wake up and, stretching, begin to roll out of bed when the pain in your heel hits you.  If you’re someone who struggles with plantar fasciitis, that’s more than likely an experience you’ve had in the morning. Or maybe the sharp, stabbing pain in your heel kicks in after…

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Next Level PT Partnership Announcement for Exoskeleton Access

By Christopher Taylor, PT / October 6, 2021

PHYSIO is excited to announce our partnership with Next Level Rehab Asheville, a mobile physical therapy and wellness company in Asheville that uses a robotic exoskeleton to improve their clients’ personal mobility and quality of life. Until now, this type of high-tech equipment has lived almost exclusively inside of a…

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7 Things You May Not Know About Physical Therapy

By Christopher Taylor, PT / September 22, 2021

From injuries, to surgery recovery, to common ailments, physical therapists can make a huge difference in a person’s quality of life. What is a Physical Therapist?  If you’ve had an injury or have just undergone surgery, your doctor will probably refer you to a physical therapy practice — to help…

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4 Easy Stretches for Tension Headache Relief

By Tabitha McDonald / September 8, 2021

Ever had a persistent headache that broke your focus and productivity?  Not only can headaches be extremely disruptive, but they’re also uncomfortable and painful. If you experience this kind of pain chronically, you know it can make daily life especially challenging.  The good news? Instead of having to rely on…

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5 Reasons Strength Training Is Key for Active Aging (And How to Try It)

By Tabitha McDonald / August 25, 2021

No matter your age, strength training is an effective way of caring for your body. But as we get older, it becomes even more essential.  Over time, our bodies’ lean muscle mass naturally diminishes, a process that begins for most folks as early as age 30. At that point, it’s…

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5 Natural Inflammation Remedies

By Christopher Taylor, PT / October 20, 2015

5 All Natural Ways to Soothe Joint Inflammation So you suffer from arthritis or some other form of joint inflammation, but you are unable to take medication or undergo surgery to alleviate your pain.  What can you do?  This short article will provide you will 5 suggestions for cooling inflammation…

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3 Things You MUST Know to Treat a Migraine Headache

By physio pt / October 19, 2013

Anyone that has ever experienced a migraine headache knows they can be debilitating. One of the leading causes of missed work in the U.S. is from migraine headaches. Symptoms include nausea, vomiting, and sensitivity to light. In many people, a throbbing pain is felt only on one side of the…

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