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Holiday Health Tip #3

Stay hydrated! Drink at least eight glasses of water per day to stay hydrated while traveling or after a holiday party.

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Incontinence & how to manage!!!

*Effects 1/3 of all women, as well as, 3-11% of all men *Defined in 4 categories, but, overall any complaint of involuntary leakage of urine *Stress- A leakage of small amounts of urine when there is increased pressure on the … Continue reading

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Holiday Health Tip #2

Get moving! Take advantage of having friends and family around and gather a group for a post meal walk. You can catch up and get in some exercise.

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Posture

What is good Posture? Good posture is symmetrical left to right, with the body’s joints stacked on top of each other allowing for minimal muscular effort.  Good muscular tone at the center of the body allows the joints of the … Continue reading

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Girls On the Run 12/3/11

We just had another wonderful experience at the Girls on the Run 5K at Seward Park.  We were there supporting all the participants, handing out pedometers to the girls, thank you gifts to the coaches and raffling off some of … Continue reading

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Nutrition & healing seminar on November 8, 2011

We are hosting a seminar on how one can promote healing through nutrition and supplementation on Tuesday Novemeber 8, 2011 from 7-8pm.  We would love to have you all join us for this interactive and educational discussion on how the … Continue reading

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OPEN HOUSE!!! May 17th 5-8pm

Please join us for our open house on Tuesday, May 17 from 5-8pm.  Food, drink, door prizes & party gifts are all a part of the fun!  This will be the first formal viewing of our now 2 year old office … Continue reading

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Free Injury Screening!!!! March 29th

FREE   Injury screenings:   Tuesday, March 29th from 6-8pm.  Call today to schedule. If you’ve been putting off getting that nagging shoulder pain looked at, your neck has been stiff and you don’t want to take the time to … Continue reading

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Welcome Emily Scherb!!!!

Emily joined our team as of 1/31/11 and we are so happy to have her talent at Active PT.  Tell you friends and family to schedule their free 1/2 hour screening offered in February only!!

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Active Physical Therapy in Alaska Magazine

This article discusses the deepest muscle layers of the spine that stabilize our trunk and pelvis for limb movement in contrast to the superficial layers that act to move us through our environment. In other words, how can your PT … Continue reading

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