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Joey Scambia, DPT Student

A 3rd year DPT Student from the University of Rhode Island, he is working with Dr. Fatzinger in Mt. Airy.    'I am adamant about providing autonomous lifelong strategies that patients can use to improve health and performance both inside and outside the clinic.'

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Pain vs Hurt

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3 Key Objectives of an Initial Evaluation

Sweaty palms and nervous jitters cloud my brain as the proctor firmly asks for my diagnoses. "Likely glenohumeral impingement" I sigh out. The proctor nods and the butterfly’s in my stomach scurry away to the pester next victim waiting to enter the exam room.  The initial evaluation is not all its sold to be. 

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Johnathan Song, DPT Student

What appealed to me about the field of physical therapy was the magnitude of impact you can make on someone’s life by improving their pain and function, and the pre-requisite of always wanting to learn more in order to become great at what you do.

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Release Tight Hamstrings with these 6 tips

There are a lot of things you could do to begin stretching out your hamstrings for greater flexibility, but here are 6 tips to improve your movement and flexibility

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Podcast: Joint Pain + Healing Your Body in Midlife

Check out Dr. Josh Funk on the recent episode of The New Mid Podcast with Michelle Newman: Joint Pain + Healing Your Body in Midlife Have you noticed a few more aches and pains in the morning now that you've hit midlife

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How to Build Muscle Over 40

Over time as your body ages, your muscles, tendons, and surrounding tissues tend to become more rigid and lose elasticity, which can contribute to an overall loss of strength.

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Five Ways to Protect Your Knees While Exercising

As two of the most complex joints in your body, your knees are built to withstand an enormous amount of pressure: They support 80% of your body weight when you stand and absorb up to one-and-a-half times your weight when you walk.

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Multiple Sports May Mean Fewer Injuries for Young Athletes

Children who play sports can reap many benefits, including improved physical fitness, development of athletic skills, team-building and, of course, fun. Student athletes who excel at a sport may even qualify for college athletic scholarships, which may tempt both kids and their parents to focus on a single sport, such as soccer, football or baseball.

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Meet Angela, DPT Student Miami

I am currently a third year DPT student at the University of Miami. Before moving to Miami, I went to The University of Scranton, where I graduated with my B.S. in Exercise Science with a concentration in Nutritional Studies in 2018.

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