Pediatric Therapy

Pediatric Therapy to Prevent Muscular Dystrophy

April 10th, 2019

For a parent, the only thing worse than facing a chronic health issue is seeing your child have to face one. Muscular dystrophy is a scary diagnosis; one that is typically filled with a lot of questions and uncertainty about the future. When faced with a chronic diagnosis like this, it is common to want

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Less Pain and More Energy

5 Quick Tips for Less Pain and More Energy

February 19th, 2019

Millions of individuals live with varying degrees of pain while also experiencing limited amounts of energy. There are several quick and effective ways you can increase your energy levels while reducing pain. Incorporating physical therapy into your regular routine is one way to limit pain. Call Libre Physical Therapy for more information regarding the use

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How to be Healthier, Stronger, and More Active

February 10th, 2019

If you are suffering from chronic pain, you know that being healthier, stronger and more active often seems unattainable. Fortunately, the key to a more active lifestyle is simpler than you think. Call our office today to find out how physical therapy can help you achieve levels of health and fitness you have only dreamed

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The Role of Proper Nutrition in an ADHD Child

January 10th, 2019

It is estimated that Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) affects three to five percent of all preschool and school-aged children. Yet the role nutrition plays in managing a child’s ADHD symptoms is not as cut and dry as you might think. Even more surprising is the role physical therapy plays in ways children with ADHD perform

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Tips for Preventing Play and Sports Injuries

December 20th, 2018

As proud as you are of your child’s bravery on the playground or playing field, a part of you still frets over the potential for injury. It’s only natural to be concerned about sprains, strains, accident injuries, and overuse injuries in active kids. The good news is that neither you nor your child is completely

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chores for special needs children

6 Benefits of Chores for Your Special Needs Child

December 10th, 2018

Giving your special needs child some chores to do around the house can be beneficial not only for you as a parent (saving you time), but also for your child. Our physical therapists can recommend some chores that will help to develop fine motor skills in your child. If you need some additional tips in

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benefits of stretching

5 Reasons Why You Need to Start Stretching

November 20th, 2018

If there’s one thing that you can count on a physical therapist introducing into every session, it’s stretching. Yes, building strength and endurance is important. But whether you’re an athlete, or someone coping with the aches and pains of aging, increasing your flexibility through stretching is crucial. Read on to learn more about some of

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Benefits of Stretching

The Unexpected Benefits of Stretching

August 10th, 2018

Many non-athletes — and even a few actual jocks — are guilty of either rushing through their warm-up stretching, or skipping the cool-down moves after the workout. Yet, along with cardio and strength-training, stretching also delivers significant health benefits. You probably already know that stretching extends your overall range of motion, while also elasticizing your

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Active at Work

How Staying Active at Work Can Increase Productivity

July 20th, 2018

Picture yourself at work. Hunched over a keyboard, clicking away on a mouse, answering the phone, or having meetings, the most moving around you are likely to do is to and from the copy machine. It is no surprise that our sedentary jobs are causing fatigue and stiffness, both mentally and physically. Fortunately, having a

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Diet

Still hurting? Your Diet Could Be Why  

June 20th, 2018

What you put in your mouth can make your aches and pains worse. Like they say, “You are what you eat.” There are many foods that can cause inflammation and actually result in pain. Eating a healthier diet can help you feel better, without those nagging aches and pains. Foods To Say “No” To While

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