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The Truth About Sitting and Stand up Desks on Health and Back Pain

The Truth on Stand-Up Desks You may have heard of the severe health consequences of prolonged sitting. In fact, prolonged sitting has been linked to issues from low back pain to a significant increased risk of death. Some have claimed that sitting is the new smoking. But is it really that bad for you? And […]

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New Ownership Press Release

Michael Stare                                                                                                   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Orthopaedics Plus Physical Therapy 100 Cummings Center Suite 121Q Beverly, Ma 101915 978-927-2065 mike@spectrumfit.net   Physical Therapy Icon Doesn’t Sell Out, Instead Leaves Legacy and Grows from Within Orthopaedics Plus Physical Therapy changes ownership, retains founder as a clinical expert. Burlington, Beverly, MA – When you’ve lead a thriving […]

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Knee Arthritis and Weight Loss

Does gaining weight cause knee arthritis? Will losing weight reverse knee arthritis, or at least make it better? What should I do if I have knee arthritis and I want to lose weight? Answers to all of these questions are addressed here, back by all of the latest evidence. Check out the evidence and solutions […]

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Why Your Joints Crack – Is It Bad?

The sounds of a popping, cracking, clunking or grinding joint can be a powerful force. For some, it may signal potential doom, fearing they just broke something or that they put a joint “out of alignment”. For others, it is a welcome sign of relief, signaling that they “put their joint back in place”. Most […]

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Thoracic Spine Mobilization

When shoulder range of motion is impaired, the most common response is to address the shoulder joint. While this seems to make sense, it is not usually the best solution. Shoulder range of motion is intimately related to thoracic mobility, or the mobility of the middle of your back. Full shoulder range of motion is […]

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Is Your Stiff Low Back Really Stiff?

If you are like 80% of the human race, you’ve likely complained of back stiffness. That would seem to indicate that your back is need of stretching. This seems to make sense on the surface, but recent research calls this into question. As I often say, however, just because it’s logical, it doesn’t mean it’s […]

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