Sciatica Pain Relief: Top 3 Exercises

These three simple yet effective exercises may assist in reducing discomfort or promote centralizing radiating symptoms caused by sciatica. The term sciatica comes from the diagnosis involving compression on the sciatic nerve either at the peripheral nerve root or by the piriformis muscle. Sciatica is a diagnosis that can be extremely painful with radiating symptoms originating…

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Did You Know: External Factors Directly Effect Our Pain Levels?

Did you know that pain isn’t what most of us think it is?   We can have pain without tissue damage and tissue damage without pain.  It’s a little different than what most of us had previously though or learned.  Did you know that we don’t have pain receptors in our body?   Instead, we have “danger”…

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Top Recovery Stretches for After a Bike Ride

In continuation of our cycling theme for National Great Outdoors Month, we want to provide you with some more tips to stay healthy when cycling. In this video, our very own Jay DeJesus gives his most important stretches for recovery after a bike ride. Jay is an avid cycler and has some important tips to…

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Understanding Poor Posture

Poor posture is a common thing we see with our patients. My name is Devin McLaughlin and I am a Physical Therapy Assistant at Robbins Rehabilitation East in Easton, PA. In this post I want to help you better understand postural issues, the types of problems that can occur, and what you can do about…

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Correcting Poor Posture: Top 3 Exercises

Since the pandemic started, many people have been working from home. While doing so, they have been hunched over their computers all day causing postural issues. This is just one reason why you may have poor posture. Poor posture can cause pain in the neck and back which is one reason why correcting poor posture…

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What Everyone Needs To Know About Managing Stress

April is Stress Awareness Month so we wanted to provide some tips on managing stress. The feeling of stress can be pretty obvious most of the time, but it is important to be able to identify the early signs of stress in order to gain control as soon as possible. Some signs and symptoms you…

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How To Properly Read A Food Nutrition Label

In this post, we’re going to hit the absolute basics in reading a food nutrition label properly. Reading a nutrition label can be overwhelming and time consuming when shopping. So I’ve picked a few good points to look for in order to help you choose the right numbers to focus on! Calories Let’s start with…

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Top 3 Core Exercises To Get Rid Of That Quarantine Muffin Top!

This pandemic has been hard on all aspects of our lives. Emotionally, psychologically, and it has changed our lifestyles. As a result, have you found it difficult to keep up with a regular workout routine? Did you gain the Covid-19? Below I will show you 3 simple core exercises you can do at home to…

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Top 3 Tools: Overcoming Neck Pain

The Cervical Spine With Physical Therapist Todd Robbins Today I am going to talk about the cervical spine.  Your cervical spine is more commonly known as your neck.  It is the seven bones that hold your head up and allow it to move around.  In between each of these bones is a disc that allows…

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