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We welcome you to learn more about the benefits of physical therapy, the types of physical therapy which are available, and how Moon Physical Therapy can work with you to create a life of health and well-being.  Click on an article below to read more.

Benefits of Diaphragmatic Breathing

April 30, 2020

Our fast-paced lifestyles have caused many of us to those the ability to use our main respiratory muscle, the large dome-shaped diagram, to breathe. Instead we use our shoulders, upper chest, neck, and back muscles, causing rapid, shallow breaths. Diaphragmatic breathing is beneficial for your physical and mental health as it reduces stress, lowers heart … Continue reading Benefits of Diaphragmatic Breathing

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Engage Your Abs for a Strong Core

April 26, 2020

Whether your goal is to reduce low back pain or slim your waist, adding exercises to your workout that engage your core can make a significant difference. The most important, yet often overlooked muscle that must be strengthened, is the transverse abdominis (TA) which is the deep, inner abdominal muscle that begins at the spine and … Continue reading Engage Your Abs for a Strong Core

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Relieving Shoulder Pain

April 22, 2020

Weekend warriors often develop shoulder discomfort when performing overhead movements while playing tennis, baseball or tackling DIY projects around the house. The longer you suffer, the more damage can occur Here are simple tips to relieve some symptoms: 1. STOP PAINFUL ACTIVITIES! Trying to “work through the pain” is a mistake. It is your body … Continue reading Relieving Shoulder Pain

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Stepping Down, Pain Free

June 1, 2018

If you find it difficult to walk downstairs, then learn about a better method for stepping down. Reduce pain and avoid injuries with this technique.

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How to Climb Stairs, Pain Free

April 1, 2018

Learn how to modify the way you climb stairs to keep the upward motion pain free. Follow this step-by-step (ha!) method to avoid potential injuries and strain.

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Five Healthy Valentine’s Day Ideas

February 1, 2018

If you’re trying to figure out how to spend a healthy Valentine’s Day with your special someone, then check out these five ideas on how to have a Valentine’s Day filled with healthy activities

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Stretch Away Your Stress

December 1, 2017

Learn how stretching can alleviate stress and help improve your health. Plus, find out a great routine to help you make this a part of your daily life.

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Tighten your ‘Internal Belt’

October 1, 2017

Learn why your core strength can help with stability and improve your physical condition. Plus, discover an exercise routine to tighten your ‘internal belt’ and avoid injuries.

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Speed Healing with Aquatic Therapy

August 1, 2017

Learn how the beneficial effects of aquatic therapy can speed up the healing process for those recovering from surgical procedures.

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