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~ DANIEL LOOSE, West Chester PA

Get Ready for Running: Tips to Avoid Foot & Ankle Injuries this Spring

Spring is here and thousands of runners of various skill levels will return to pounding the pavement. Unfortunately, a rather sizable subpopulation of these folks will find themselves in my office with Achilles and/or other heel injuries such as plantar fasciitis.

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10 Ways Physical Therapy Can Help You

October is National Physical Therapy Month! In honor of National PT Month, here are 10 ways physical therapy can help you.

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Best Sleeping Positions for your Neck and Back

Sleeping can be a real pain the neck. It takes only a small amount of discomfort to disrupt your sleep. One of the most common problems patients come to PT for is neck pain, which is made worse by lying down. There are a few simple fixes that might just help you get 8 hours tonight.

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Ski Season is Coming: Be Aware…or Beware!

As the temperatures turn colder, skiing enthusiasts of all skill levels will wait with anticipation for that time when snow—real or “manufactured”—will fall on the slopes of resorts all across the nation. But whether you ski the “bunny slopes” or expertly maneuver around moguls, being properly prepared can help prevent injury and ensure a season of excitement.

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Neck Pain and Mobile Devices

Text Neck Syndrome is the term used for neck pain caused by repeated stress and pain due to use of a mobile device, such as a smartphone or tablet. This has become a worldwide health concern and global epidemic. There are over 4 billion mobile devices in use around the world and the number continues to rise.

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Balance and Fall Prevention in our Mature Adults

You are so excited to be celebrating your 65th birthday with your two best friends. You are at your favorite restaurant, enjoying the food and company. Now you look across the table and have to decide which one of you will fall in the next year. Unfortunately, 1 out of 3 mature adults, over the age of 65, falls each year.

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The Link Between Posture and Technology: How Your Gadgets May Lead to Injuries

In today’s technologically advanced world, it’s easy to spend the entire day looking at and/or using our electronic devices. Between checking in on social media during the morning commute to using the computer for your daily work routine, it’s easy to spend the entire day locked into a screen. But what effects does it really have on your body?

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Do I Need Orthopaedic Urgent Care?

If you have an injury that simply can’t wait until you get an appointment later in the week, you have two choices: go to the emergency room or come to the urgent care center at Premier Orthopaedics.

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ABOUT PREMIER ORTHOPAEDICS

Premier Orthopaedics is the largest orthopaedic group in Delaware and Chester counties. Premier provides patients with the full spectrum of orthopaedic services; including bone, muscle and joint care. Patients trust our specialists for their experience, expertise and commitment to exceptional patient care.