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How to Improve Your Balance By Increasing Your Core Strength

September 20th, 2019

The relationship between core strength and balance is something that has been widely discussed within the physical therapy field for several years. Your trunk contains multiple core muscles that work to prevent physically limiting conditions, such injuries, lower back pain, or balance and gait disorders. When your core is strong, it helps keep you upright

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Snow shoveling injuries

Snow shoveling injuries

January 11th, 2011

Provided by Advance Physical & Aquatic TherapyNow that winter has given us the first bouts of snow here in the Delaware Valley, here are some helpful tips on hefting the white stuff without wrecking your back and causing back pain.1. Avoid holding your breathOptimize the function of your respiratory system and utilize the more efficient aerobic mechanism for

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