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The Importance of Shoulder Stability

Stability is the ability to maintain proper joint position and control during movement. Consider the phrase “proximal stability for distal mobility.” Proximal means closer to your core. Distal means further away from it. So, if your core is stable, movements in joints further from your core are better. In other words, stability makes you less injury prone.

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R2P5 dropping anchor in Annapolis!

Dr. Jamie Wood named Site Director!   "I am extremely excited to branch into Anne Arundel County and serve those in the region of my hometown!  R2P’s innovative model of Sports Rehab will integrate seamlessly into the Annapolis Community”  -Dr. Jamie Wood

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The Importance of Hip Mobility

It’s crucial that you have good hip mobility, not just for sporting performance, but even for everyday life. A simple restriction on range of motion at the hip, can magnify itself over the years to become a significant issue, particularly if you spend a lot of time sitting.

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meet Kelsey, DPT Student, Nazareth

I am especially excited to engage with young female athletes, so I can help them gain confidence and build self esteem by empowering them to heal themselves through movement. With that said, I am excited to work with all active individuals working towards getting back to the activities they enjoy, and am looking forward to being a part of their rehabilitation.

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Why You Need a Strong Core for Running

The main benefit of core strength for runners is increased stabilization in the torso. Your core muscles – the chest, back, abs, and obliques – are what keep your torso upright when you run, and reduce “wobbling” when moving your arms & legs.

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How to Have a Healthy Halloween

Too much Halloween candy got you spooked? Try some of these healthy tips for party snacks and trick-or-treats. Ideas so good, it’s scary!

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Fear Avoidance

Stuck in a Fear Avoidance Trap? How to Break Free When you suffer an injury or deal with chronic pain, it’s easy to wish that pain weren’t part of your life. There’s no doubt about it: pain is unpleasant, but it’s also a necessary component of keeping us safe from harm.

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Walk 2 Run Program

Ideal for brand-new runners, or those returning to the sport from injury or a long layoff, a run/walk program guides the athlete to a safe transition from non-running to running, or allows him or her to return to running successfully. 

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meet Morgan, DPT Student, UMB

When it comes to being a future physical therapist, I think my specialty/niche would be working with adolescent soccer players to promote preventative and rehabilitation strategies that would set them up for success on and off the field.

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Move More

Most Americans do not move enough. The good news is that regular physical activity is one of the easiest ways to reduce your risk of chronic disease and to improve your quality of life.

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