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How Do Pets Help Reduce Anxiety?

Do you suffer from anxiety? Anxiety can be as simple as that flutter in your chest or that pit in your stomach or you just don’t feel“right”. Anxiety can be defined as the feeling of fear, dread, or uneasiness (National Institute of…
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Are You Really Ready for Winter?

As a physical therapist assistant I meet many members of the community on a daily basis. This week, I was very surprised when hearing how many of our patients were facing power outages. I was just as surprised when speaking to neighbors who…
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Fusion Rehab and Wellness Now Offers Non-Surgical Pelvic Health Rehabilitation at our Alexandria Clinic!

As the classic Shakira hit says, your hips don’t lie. And when your hips and anything associated with them are saying something is or may be wrong, it is definitely time to take action. A lot of important parts are located…
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Charlotte’s Web CBD Gummies

Is CBD the best new health trend or is it just a fad?  The Use of CBD has become increasingly popular throughout the United States.  By the end of 2020, the CBD market showed over 700% growth.  Nowadays, you can pick up CBD literally almost…
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Summertime Relief with Archies!

Are you tired of your parents, children, caregivers, and/or healthcare professionals telling you to stop wearing flip flops?  Want to show off your new cute pedicure, but worried about how your feet will feel afterwards?  Well, I’m here…
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My Personal Weight Loss Journey (Twenty-first in a Series)

So, two weeks ago I got below 200. I weighed in at 199.6. Quite an accomplishment. I did not hit it on my birthday, but I got there anyway. The real question is, did I stay there? We will find out that answer today. After writing this blog…

Using Nutritional Supplements to Aid in Rehab

Tuesday night I was lucky enough to catch a lecture by a functional medicine physician on the importance of supplements in the healing process.  One of the more underserved things we do have in our arsenal is the recommendation of certain…
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My Personal Weight Loss Journey (Twentieth in a Series)

Last weeks weigh in was 200.2 pounds. 0.3 away from what I wanted. I did say numerous times I wanted to be at 200 or below. I guess if you take away the clothing and sneakers, I made it. But no one needs that image burned into their minds. This…
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Why Do We Crave Certain Foods?

Every Sunday afternoon, there is a certain dread that comes over our house. The dreaded "What do you want for dinner this week" conversation. I'd rather swallow a bowling ball for dinner instead of interrupting my precious weekend time thinking…
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Fusion’s Tips for Good Workstation Setup

If this looks like you, then it’s time to change your workstation setup: With many of us working from home, it is especially important to make sure that your setup is optimized for your body to ensure that you have the best mechanics…