Body Gears Blog

Eat well and Dance well.

December 10th, 2015

As a passionate salsa dancer and physical therapist Toshi Odaira, PT, DPT, knows firsthand that dancers can improve their performance by making sure that their bodies have the right nutrients and hydration. “My team has recently increased our training time as we prepare for the upcoming world salsa summit in Miami,” explained Odaira. “My body has definitely been feeling

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The Role Hamstrings Play in Protecting Knee Ligaments

December 3rd, 2015

The Hamstrings Role in Knee Ligament Protection Do you have knee pain, or does your knee feel unstable? According to Lindsay Weston, PT, DPT, a leading cause of knee pain and instability is weakness of the hamstrings. “At Body Gears Physical Therapy, we use techniques to turn on these weak muscles and then teach you

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Discover How We Can Help You Achieve Your Health Goals

November 29th, 2015

Let us show you how we can help you achieve your 2018 health goals! Fill out the form below and set up a Complimentary Screen to let one of our experienced Physical Therapists help you achieve the best you!   If you’d rather talk to us first, before setting up a screen, email us at social@bodygears.com

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Open Enrollment Season is Here!

November 8th, 2015

As the weather turns crisp and cool, it signals the beginning of Open Enrollment – a time to thoughtfully review your personal benefits and consider any changes you want to make during the open enrollment period – November 1, 2015 through January 31, 2016. Open enrollment allows you to evaluate your current benefits and make

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Straighten up! And Improve your Posture

November 2nd, 2015

If you’re like the majority of professionals, you’re spending long hours seated at your desk during the workday. And chances are, you’re slouching. It’s time to straighten up! Poor posture can lead to many negative side effects. When your back is straight, the spine is supported and stabilized, but as you slouch your spine is

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November Events

November 2nd, 2015

November Events with Body Gears November is officially here and with that comes some exciting events at the Body Gears clinics! Check out the events happening below. We hope to see you there! You’re Invited to Our Open Houses! We have two open houses this month, one at our downtown clinic and one at our

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Injury-Free Approach to Raking Leaves

October 29th, 2015

Whether you are the kind of person who waits until all the leaves have fallen before picking up a rake – or you love the challenge of maintaining a leaf-free lawn, Body Gears Physical Therapy can help you have an injury-free raking season. Improperly twisting, bending, and reaching while raking can lead to soreness and

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Body Gears Participates in Global PT Day of Service

October 20th, 2015

After kicking off a week of service by volunteering at our local marathon and providing post-race care and stretching for runners from Imerman Angels, Body Gears extended their commitment by participating in Global PT Day of Service (PTDOS) on Saturday, October 17, 2015. PTDOS is a day created to unite and inspire physical therapists in an act of

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