Some Thoughts About Choosing A New Car As We Age.

Did you know that the average American keeps their car roughly 6 years before getting a new one? As we grow older that becomes quite a lot of vehicles over a lifetime. As our bodies age we often need to make adjustments to our day to day lives…

Monkey Feet

In my final year of physical therapy school I was asked by fellow classmates to give a speech at the annual Virginia Physical Therapy Association’s student conclave, because I often took advantage of class presentations to talk about primates…

What to Know About MFD(-) Pressure Cupping.

Many manual therapy techniques you may have seen in physical therapy offices are compressive in nature. Myofascial decompression (MFD) cupping uses negative pressure to lift the skin up and obtain the opposite effect. In recent years, it has…

Superhero Pose Increases Confidence

If you’re a Grey’s Anatomy fan, then you probably remember the scene where Amelia Sheperd stands like a Superhero before going into the Operating Room to perform a major surgery on her mentor, Dr. Herman.  If you’ve never watched Grey’s…

How To Keep Your Kids Occupied During Quarantine

As a busy mom of 4 I have found myself losing patience with my children easily during quarantine. As much as I hate to admit it, I know that it’s not their fault, they are just incredibly bored. I have had to get very creative on how to keep…

Exercising with Your Dog

They say that dogs are a man’s best friend. However, it is 2020 and dogs have taken on a whole new role. They are also man’s best personal trainer! It is a well- known fact that physical activity and interaction with our pets release…

How to Protect your Mental Health During Quarantine

During this time of social distancing and quarantine, we, Fusion Rehab and Wellness, wanted to discuss the importance of protecting your mental health. Mental health is defined as your cognitive, behavioral and emotional well-being. Mental…
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Working From Home is No Reason to Slouch

    Musculoskeletal disorders are characterized as injuries affecting the body’s locomotive structures (muscles, tendons, ligaments, cartilage, skeleton, or nerves). These injuries can cause pain with activities, functional activities,…

Mindful Movement

Posture is important! Michelle Etcho, PTA at Fusion Rehab and Wellness discusses and demonstrates exercises and stretches that may help improve your posture throughout the day.
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Health Moving Forward during Quarantine

Being active and doing exercises can reduce your risk of falling or help prevent injury from a fall. This is important for our older population. There are many safe exercises that can be performed at home independently. These exercises are called…