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Staying Healthy and in Shape at Home During Isolation…

 April 3, 2020

If you’re like me, working out and being able to lift weights is much more than just picking a weight up and putting it down.  It relieves stress, keeps your body weight down and most importantly for me decreases mental fatigue and gives you an outlet. With all of the gyms closed, for now, you […]

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Upper Crossed Syndrome

 March 25, 2020

What is upper crossed syndrome? Upper crossed syndrome is a common abnormal posture associated with muscle imbalances in the upper body. This muscle imbalance consists of some weak/lengthened muscles (ie. the deep cervical flexor muscles and the lower trapezius) and some tight/over-developed muscles (ie. the pectorals or chest muscles and some of the muscles in […]

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Choosing the Right Running / Walking Shoe For You!

 February 28, 2020

Do your feet hurt during your morning jog or evening walks around the neighborhood? Does your calf, knee or hip hurt every time you get a mile into your run?  As a runner or distance walker, choosing the right pair of shoes can be the difference in developing a running/walking injury versus having an enjoyable, […]

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Knee Pain

 February 14, 2020

Do you suffer from knee pain during an activity? Have you tried every brace, cream, footwear, and gimmick out there? Are you ready to get better by strategically attacking the cause instead of looking for a quick fix? See our Doctors of Physical therapy, let us perform a detailed assessment to identify your problem, and […]

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Ice or Heat?

 February 14, 2020

It’s Saturday afternoon and after working in the yard your lower back is sore and tight, what do you do? Do you lie on a heating pad or do you brave the cold and lie on an ice pack? We get asked on a daily basis, “Which is better? Ice or heat?” That is a […]

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Does your neck pain prevent you from…

 January 21, 2020

Traveling, give you headaches, interrupt your daily activities, or interfere with sleeping through the night? Your pain can be brought on by a few different sources but can often be alleviated by addressing one key factor. That key factor is posture, and it can alter the length of muscles and create changes in spinal curvature, […]

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New Year, Same Pain?

 January 13, 2020

The new year brings a lot of new beginnings. The beginning of a new decade, the beginning of weight loss challenges among friends and family, and a chance to become a better “you.” However, if chronic pain is hindering you from living a healthy lifestyle, if the nagging back and knee pain is keeping you […]

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Attention all overhead athletes!

 January 9, 2020

Whether you are a pitcher, play volleyball, tennis, swim, or play quarterback, your shoulder pain may be more than just soreness. Many of you play on multiple teams/clubs or travel out of town for baseball and softball tournaments every weekend. Most of you are talented and perform at a high level, but when do you […]

Patient Testimonials

Norm K

 December 10, 2019

The staff is very professional. They assist and guide you throughout your session. I am very comfortable while at First Choice. Norm! Thank you for the Stars.

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Ken

 November 11, 2019

Attentive, caring, professional care. Thank you Ken.

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Jan H

 November 11, 2019

I appreciate the individual personal care I receive each time I’m there. There is a sincerity in the interest of the therapists that is real. I’m in good, caring, knowledgeable hands. That is a great comfort! First Choice Physical Therapy (owner) – Those are some very kind words Jan. We appreciate them and you for […]

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Hannah M

 November 7, 2019

Professional treatment in a cheerful, comfortable environment. All the employees very nice. Thank you Hannah. We really appreciate your kind words.