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The Hypermobility Spectrum and Life as a Zebra

by Catherine Lewan, PT, DPT As a yoga instructor and former professional dancer, I’ve frequently heard from people who wish they were as flexible as I am. But the old…

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Put Your Best Foot Forward: Healthy Movement Starts in the Feet

When it comes to our feet, most of us don’t really pay any attention until there’s a problem. But when we’re looking to develop healthy movement and posture, our feet…

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Pain in the Brain: How Advances in Neuroscience Are Changing the Way We Treat Chronic Pain

More than 350 years ago, Rene Descartes presented a theory that shaped the way we understood pain for centuries. At the time, the widespread idea was that pain stemmed from…

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Mind-Body Exercise and Cancer Rehabilitation

by Catherine Lewan, PT, DPT, CYT, CPI October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and so for this month’s blog post, we’d like to talk about exercise and its role in…

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Build Your Foundation: A Look at Neutral Alignment

In this month’s blog post, we’ll be continuing our Posture and Movement series with a look at neutral joint alignment.  Chances are, if you’ve ever been a patient at APT,…

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Keep Your Head Up! Fighting Gravity to Improve Your Posture

by Patricia Staszak, PT, PYT Here you are, sitting in front of a computer or phone–yet again. Even with your best efforts to improve your posture, this constant screen time…

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APT-Approved: Summer Sandals

by Patricia Staszak, PT, PYT   The sun is coming out–and so are the sandals! Unfortunately, many of the summer’s most popular shoes are the ones with the least amount…

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What Professional Yoga Therapy Has Meant to My Physical Therapy Practice

by Patricia Staszak, PT, PYT Want a little insight into our philosophy at APT?  Check out this essay that Pat wrote about her growth as a clinician after completing her…

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Level 1 Yoga with Beth Barr

  Level 1 highlights fundamental Yoga poses to help you build strength and mobility. You will be guided through yogic breathing techniques and relaxation for a well-rounded practice that balances…

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Get in the Zone: A Workout Program with a Focus on Heart Rate

by Pat Staszak, PT   It’s no coincidence that I chose to focus on high-intensity interval training in my last blog post. For the last four months, I’ve been reaping…

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