5 SPEEDY WAYS TO PERFORM MYOFASCIAL RELEASE ON THE TIGHTEST PARTS OF YOUR BODY

This is a great article, but keep 2 things in mind. 1. fascia is not 2-dimensional as alluded to in the article. It is 3-D and encompasses every organ, cavity, muscle, and cell. Think of an orange. That white stuff,that is sometimes fluffy and sometimes stringy, is a lot like fascia. It lines the skin, separates each segment, and surrounds each piece of pulp. I will post an image as a reply. 2. These activities are great if you do not have a chronic pain condition. Many of our patients, mysel...
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4 Ways Physical Therapists Manage Pain

Here is an excellent article about PT and pain, written by Joseph Brence, PT, DPT, FAAOMPT, COMT, DAC, for the American Physical Therapy Association's Choose PT campaign.  These are things that any PT can do, but a clinic like ours, that specializes in treating chronic pain, is especially adept at managing your symptoms.  Click on the image for the full article.
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Here is a short article to help you get started on exercising. It is always a good idea to work with an exercise specialist, like your physical therapist, before embarking on a new exercise program. This is especially true as we age or develop chronic conditions that need to be worked around. 62 Degrees PT can help! Click on the image for the full article.
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Happy Holidays from 62 Degrees PT and the Myofascial Release Center

Meet Rozalyn.  She is the latest medical specialties student to earn her degree by completing her externship at our clinic.  Today is her last day with us, but we plan to stay in touch.  She is the most efficient office assistant we have had, since our inception 6 years ago. We are currently scheduling for January and are excited to bring Carrie Jacobsen on board. She will start on Wednesday, January 22nd, following a 10 days of intensive myofascial release training.
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The Mental Tricks of Athletic Endurance

For the Slovenian cross-country skier Petra Majdič, the unlikely key to Olympic glory was misdiagnosis. While warming up for her first race at the 2010 Winter Games in Vancouver, Ms. Majdič skidded off an icy corner and fell more than 10 feet into a rocky creek bed. She dragged herself to an on-site medical tent for an ultrasound. “I don’t know,” the doctor said, “but it looks like everything is OK.” Sure, she was in excruciating pain that made her shriek every time she exhaled. But the pa...
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The future is here!

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International Human Rights Day is December 10th

Human Rights Day is observed every year on 10 December — the day the United Nations General Assembly adopted, in 1948, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR): a milestone document proclaiming the inalienable rights which everyone is inherently entitled to as a human being regardless of race, colour, religion, sex, language, political or other opinion, national or social origin, property, birth or other status. Available in more than 500 languages, it is the most translated document in ...
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