Moving Forward

Blog posts from Andersonville Physical Therapy

Bike Injuries

By Patricia Staszak, PT Cycling is an excellent form of cardiovascular exercise that can be performed by people of all ages. It is primarily a non weight bearing exercise that…

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Basic Principles of Bicycle Fit and Posture – Part Two

By Patricia Staszak, PT Continued from Part One… Bicycle Posture After your bike is fit properly, it is important to learn the proper posture to assume when you are on the…

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Basic Principles of Bicycle Fit and Posture – Part One

By Patricia Staszak, PT Basic Principles of Bike Fit Fitting a bike properly to a person is a very detailed task and one that is best served by a visit…

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Stabilization Exercises: How They Help You Achieve Pain-Free Posture and Movement

By Patricia Staszak, PT In this last article of the body wellness series, we will review how postural deficiencies can make us more vulnerable to overuse injuries and what we…

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Exercise of the Month: Shoulder Internal and External Rotation

March 2010 These are very common exercises in shoulder rehabilitation and a regular part of the workout of any athlete who needs to perform overhead motions with their arms. These…

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What is “Neutral” Joint Position and Why Is It Important?

By Patricia Staszak, PT When we talk about a joint being in a “neutral” position, we’re referring to the point in the midrange of the joint where there is the…

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What is Good Posture?

By Patricia Staszak, PT We’ve all been told to stand up straight, throw back our shoulders, hold our head up high. My mother was always on my case about using…

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Exercise of the Month: Abdominal Prep

February 2010 This exercise works the trunk flexors, first using the deep stabilizing pelvic floor and abdominal muscles and then the obliques to pull the rib cage up off the…

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For Jan. 2010

New pilates sessions…specials…etc.

Treating Plantar Fasciitis with a Night Splint

Treating Plantar Fasciitis with a Night Splint The plantar fascia is a ligament full of fibers that runs along the bottom of the foot from the heel to the toes.…

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