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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Heel Spurs Treatment Using EPAT

EPAT, or Extracorporeal Pulse Activation Technology, has been shown to be a safe, effective method of reducing pain associated with heel spurs. In a single-blind randomized study to evaluate the efficacy of EPAT in treating calcaneal bone spurs, or heel spurs, patients reported a significant reduction in pain scores. In addition, sonography performed one month…

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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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How to properly adjust your bike seat

In continuation of our cycling themeIt is important to make sure you are fully prepared to keep your body safe when cycling. The proper seat adjustment is one aspect of that. Cycling enthusiast and PTA Jay DeJesus wants to make sure you are ready. Check out this short video on the proper seat adjustment when…

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Preparing Your Body Before A Bike Ride – Top 3 Tools

As summer approaches, so does the number of people looking to engage in outdoor activities. June is National Great Outdoors Month and we want to encourage everyone to get outdoors and stay active as much as possible! My name is Jay DeJesus and I am a physical therapist assistant and cycling enthusiast. Cycling is a…

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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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Maximizing Your Healthcare Dollars: AN INVESTMENT IN YOU!

Navigating the US healthcare system can be confusing and challenging for many of us. People often end up spending way more money than they should. Here is what you can do to maximize your healthcare dollars. 2020 Was quite a roller coaster for all of us. Full of challenges and adjustments in our every day…

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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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