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Core Muscles during Pregnancy Physical Therapy

Your core is more than just your abdominal muscles! Your deep core muscles are more than just your abs. It consists of your diaphragm, an abdominal muscle called your transverse abdominis, the pelvic floor muscles, and a muscle in your low back called the multifidus. These muscles work in harmony to provide stability through your…

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Pregnancy Fitness, Postpartum Physical Therapy

Postpartum Physical Therapy Expectations

Early Phases Postpartum During the early phases of the postpartum period it is important to retrain the proper function of the deep core region (your diaphragm, abdominal muscles, pelvic floor muscles, and back muscles). With Postpartum Physical Therapy, this involves breathing exercises, feedback to ensure proper abdominal muscle and pelvic floor activation, and exercises to…

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ankle sprain. physical therapy. soccer. sports rehab

Ankle Sprains in Soccer

Dr. Stephanie Nichols breaks down what to do when you suffer an ankle sprain, when to know if its serious, and how to rehab it properly. Ankle sprains are one of the most common injuries in soccer. They can side-line any player from training and competing and are difficult to prevent from coming back. Lateral…

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Meet our New PT – Dr. Grant

Why did you want to become involved in physical therapy? My passion for physical therapy began as it does for most PT’s… by getting hurt myself. Throughout my high school and college athletic career, I continually found myself needing rehab for a multitude of different injuries. These experiences paired with a natural interest in athletic…

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The Best Healthy Snack for your Gut

The One Snack Gastroenterologists Want You to Eat More Often (It Isn’t Yogurt) A healthy gut sets the foundation for overall health. It’s linked to immunity and can even affect your mental health. What you eat plays an important role, and choosing the right snacks can help — or hinder — your microbiome. When it…

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Dealing with Shin Splints

In this video, Dr. Greg discusses what Shin Splints are, how and why they occur, and best practices to manage those symptoms. Dr. Greg talks about deadlegs or ‘charlie horses’ and how to manage pain and support the healing process to get back on the field. Rehab 2 Perform is a Fitness Focused Physical Therapy…

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Meet Dr. Amber Robinson, DPT, CIDN

Amber grew up in Hampton, Virginia where she participated in many sports including gymnastics, track and field, cheerleading, softball, and tennis during her youth and high school years.  She became interested in physical therapy early in college and went on to pursue a degree in Exercise Science from George Mason University.  During her time as…

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2022 Innovator of the Year

By Mike Willee (originally from WebPT Blog) This year’s Ascend marked a triumphant return to in-person events, and despite the interim, the event lost none of its verve and enthusiasm, as speakers and attendees alike shared their thoughts and feelings on the state of the PT industry and what PTs can do to change and…

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Unhappy Gut? Here’s Why

How many are messing with you? Between the billion-dollar probiotic-supplement push, probiotic additives in food (probiotic chips!), and recent studies linking gut health to everything from mental well-being to cancer, the gut—those 25 feet of intestines sitting inside your core—seems to be the seat of all good health. Despite what manufacturers would have you believe,…

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Foot Mobility

Improve Your Ankle & Foot Mobility Ankle & foot mobility play a huge role in your performance on the court.  Dr. Drew from Rehab 2 Perform explores a number of different exercises, techniques and new tips to improve your balance and mobility. Check them out below. Mobility – How can you be efficient with your…

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