What is a physical therapist?

By Brooke Roth, DPT, LAT Are you a recreational athlete that has shoulder pain every time you get done playing? Have you had back pain on and off for the past few years? Do you have arthritis and your knees are sore? If you said yes to any of these questions, you may benefit from [...]

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Are you lacking passion?

I was reminded in church this past Sunday…”Vision is seeing something in the future that creates such a passion in you that you are called to act! There is no way anyone can talk you out of it because you have that clear vision of what is ahead and you make a plan to achieve it!  [...]

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A steamed tail-on shrimp.

Shrimply the Best!

This is a great football party appetizer! Restaurants get crazy with their appetizers…try this recipe to “ make over dish” Ingredients: 2 tbsp. light plain soymilk Dash cumin Dash chili powder, or more to taste 1/4 cup shredded fat-free cheddar cheese 1/4 cup shredded reduced-fat Monterey Jack cheese 1 wedge The Laughing Cow Light Creamy [...]

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Walking and Jogging

Standing exercises to do with baby

Stand with a chair or use a counter top for balance.  You could hold the baby in an under arm sling, or pack on the front of the body for these exercises lower body and some upper body exercises.  This will give you some things to do at home before you get back to the [...]

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Pride and Prejudice Revisited

There are many models for decision making. As defined by Baker et al in their 2001 study, “efficient decision making involves a series of steps that require the input of information at different stages of the process, as well as a process for feedback.” An “informed” decision can only be as good as the information [...]

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Living In Good Health: Fall 2012

The latest newsletter from Agnesian HealthCare:

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Walking your way to health

We all know we need to move more.  Many of us sit at desks for several hours per day, whether for work or school; as a result our bodies become stiff and tight. In 2009, the Surgeon General came out with a recommendation that people get at least 150 minutes per week of moderate to [...]

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