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Create a Better Home Office for your Health  

May 25th, 2022

Traditional work spaces are changing. Working remotely has been normalized. Here are tips to ensure your working environment, wherever it is, is optimized to promote better health.  Statistics indicate the traditional office space will continue to evolve.   16% of companies worldwide are completely remote.   85% of managers believe working from home will become the new

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Prepare your Body for Golf

Prepare your Body for Golf – 2 Things to Know

May 23rd, 2022

Many golfers find themselves swinging through pain as they start the season. This is a result of not preparing your body accordingly for golf. Swinging on a Strong Foundation  It is no secret that strength is associated with hitting distance. In theory, the stronger the force behind a swing, the farther the ball travels. Studies

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Avoid Injury When Returning to Working Out – 4 Tips

May 18th, 2022

Have you ever said, “I’ll start that diet on Monday” or “I’ll sign up at a gym the first of the month.” Why wait? There is no time like the present to get started on your health and fitness goals.   Join a gym and get after it… Prefer a home exercise routine? There are

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Physical Therapy Enters the Final Frontier

November 29th, 2021

With NASA adding its first physical therapist to treat the astronaut corps, it’s time to consider the benefits of PT much closer to home. In September, NASA made “one giant leap” for the health and safety of its astronaut corps, adding a full-time physical therapist position to its Astronaut Strength, Conditioning and Rehabilitation team. From

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Celebrate Movement With Body Gears During Physical Therapy Month

October 11th, 2021

October is National Physical Therapy Month, providing a spotlight on our profession and the life-changing benefits for our patients. What do the bodies of elite athletes, aging seniors and growing children have in common? The need for (and benefits from) physical therapy! During the APTA’s National Physical Therapy Month, the team at Body Gears wants

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Celebrate Fall By Improving Your Balance

September 15th, 2021

September is Falls Prevention Awareness Month and Body Gears offers tips and services to help keep you upright as the weather gets colder. For many, September is a time for rebalancing priorities, as families return from vacation, students head back to school, and projects ramp up around the house and office. It’s also the perfect

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Best Ways to Prevent and Treat Swimming Shoulder Injuries

August 23rd, 2021

If you were inspired by the Tokyo Olympics to get back in the pool, here are some quick tips for preventing and treating shoulder injuries. Every four years at the Summer Olympics, swimming goes from a sport of relative obscurity to one of the most entertaining competitions in the world. It has made household names

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New Study Confirms Physical Therapy Reduces Need for Knee Replacement and Creates Better Outcomes When Surgery is Needed

July 13th, 2021

Nobody wants to go under the knife, but everyone wants to feel better. With the rate of knee osteoarthritis on the rise among seniors, a new study reveals the value of physical therapy. A new five-year study of Medicare data shows that in one million cases of knee osteoarthritis among American seniors, one-third received knee

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