Monthly Archives: March 2014

Ask a PT: What is W.A.D. (Whiplash Associated Disorder)?

W.A.D. is the sequela that can occur after a non-fatal motor vehicle accident. It may include headache, neck/back pain, joint stiffness, paresthesias in the arms or legs, and/or cognitive impairment.  This can last for weeks, days, months, and in some … Continue reading

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Exercise of the week: Wall hamstring stretch

Last week, we posted 100 exercises for our 100th post. Each of the exercises you are able to do with the very basics: a table or bed, a wall, a chair, and your own body. The first exercise is a … Continue reading

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100 Exercises for 100 Posts

A couple of weeks ago we realized we were hitting our 100th post on this blog. We decided we would do a post of 100 exercises for our 100th post.  The exercises came quickly enough, but I have been neglectful … Continue reading

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Ask a PT: What is the “female athlete triad”?

The female athlete triad occurs in females who train intensively and have insufficient nutrition to meet the demands of the body.  The “triad” consists of menstrual dysfunction, reduced bone mineral density (BMD), and decreased energy. Decreased energy usually occurs first … Continue reading

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Exercise of the Week: Mobility Series- Cervical

Cervical extension is an important movement that allows us to look up without putting stress through the upper and lower back. If you do not have adequate cervical extension, you may be compensating by using your available thoracic and lumbar … Continue reading

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