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AAOMPT Conference 2019 Orlando

So How Was the Conference? Written by: Dr. Travis Stoner   For those that don’t know already, I went to the annual American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapists this past weekend.  It is an annual gathering of some…
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Should I use Ice?

This is one of the most frequent questions we get as rehabilitation professionals “Should I use heat or ice?”  While I wish the answer was a simple one, research tells us it isn’t and, in fact, may be telling us to use ice a lot less…
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Do Your Toes Have Enough Room?

Do you buy shoes based on how they look instead of how they feel?  Do you wear heels for work or when going out? Have you ever had plantar fasciitis, achilles tendonitis, bunions, hammer toes, or other foot ailments?  If you answered YES…

WE ARE CHANGING OUR BRAND!

We would like to take this time to thank you, the community, for your involvement in helping us pick our new logo design and for the amazing support we have received from all of you.  Thank you to all patients that have come through our doors. …
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Pain Series Week Four: Options For Treating Pain

If your pain and “sensitive nervous system” has overstayed its welcome, it’s important to know that you have a plethora of treatment options today than ever before. There are several techniques/treatments that can control and reduce…
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Pain Series Week Two: How Nerves Work and How That Can Lead to Chronic Pain Responses

Your nerves act like your home alarm system In your home, normal day to day activities will not set off your alarm.  Alarms are set to go off when something big happens, like a window breaking or a door opening.  In a normal,…
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Pain Series Week One: Understanding the Anatomy of Pain

WHAT IS THE NERVOUS SYSTEM AND HOW DOES IT MAKE US FEEL PAIN? First and foremost, living IN pain IS NOT NORMAL!  Experiencing acute pain is a normal, human experience. Humans would not survive without our ability to experience pain.…
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Spice It Up!

Turmeric, It’s More Than Just A Spice! Turmeric has recently become the hottest new alternative therapy in today’s society.  So, what is the deal with turmeric? What can you actually use it for? How does it help the human body? Turmeric…
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Rock Steady Boxing

My name is Rich Gaudio. I have been a physical therapist in the greater Fredericksburg area the past 20 years. I am the Clinical Director at Fusion Physical Therapy in the Cosner's Corner area of Spotsylvania.  We have an exciting new program…