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Let’s Talk About Sweat, Baby… Nov 19, 2021

By: Katie Burnham, DPT

Why do we sweat?

Sweating helps the body thermoregulate; fancy word for maintain body temperature.  The body must maintain a level of homeostasis to survive.  This is to say a balance must be kept within the body.  This applies to many functions including the...

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Grip It & Live It Nov 05, 2021

By: Nick Sienkiewicz, DPT, CSCS

Did you know that the strength of your hands can tell you a great deal of information regarding how your body is functioning as a whole? Handgrip strength, or simply grip strength, has been shown to be associated with a variety of health conditions, including...

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What Is Gluten? Oct 28, 2021

By: Tayler Provost

What is gluten?

How can having it and eliminating both be beneficial?

There is little evidence that a gluten-free diet is actually considered healthier. Yes, there are ways to be healthier by having gluten-free foods, but that is based off the options you are choosing; the...

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Vaginal Flatulence - Queefing -The “Female Fart” Oct 15, 2021

By: Katie Burnham, DPT

What is it really?  When is it more likely to happen?  Can you control it?

Vaginal flatulence is a term for excess air passing through the vagina.  It can make a noise when we least expect it and be the source of embarrassment for some, depending on the...

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The “A-G-E” Diagnosis Oct 08, 2021

By: Karyssa Shaw

You are never too old to play recreational sports!  

 How many of you stopped playing sports because “you’re too old”? Ever catch yourself saying “I’m too old for this crap!” or feeling like everything is tightening up on you as...

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Why Sitting On The Floor is Beneficial Sep 24, 2021

By: Tayler Provost

 Are you lacking mobility, flexibility and possibly core stability? Have you ever thought of sitting on the floor? There are many benefits of sitting on the floor, such as increased flexibility, improved joint mobility, enhanced muscle activity, less hip tension, and...

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Seed Oils Sep 17, 2021

By: Nick Sienkiewicz, DPT, CSCS

A Heart Healthy Hoax

Seed oils, sometimes called vegetable oils, may sound like a healthy choice, but they are quite the opposite. In the early 1900s, scientists realized they could extract and manipulate small amounts of oil from cotton seeds that when processed...

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The Link Between Running Pain and Your Pelvic Floor Sep 10, 2021

By: Katie Burnham, DPT

“So you say my foot pain and bladder leakage is related?”

 So you like to run, either for sport or recreation?  You hit the pavement a couple times a week and maybe you notice some aches and pains in your knee, hip or even the ankle.  Thinking of...

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Train For Hiking Sep 03, 2021

By: Tayler Provost

Like any other sport you need to train for it right?

Well, doing the right exercises to prepare you for these rigorous hikes is just as important. Most people probably think, “ehh I walk enough and go for runs sometimes, I will be fine.” Yes, hiking is considered...

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Move Fast For Life Aug 20, 2021

By Nick Sienkiewicz, DPT, CSCS

Life In The Fast Lane

Many people lose the regular stimulus of moving their body with speed once they get into adulthood after they’re finished with participating in organized sports. And when this occurs, people begin to gradually lose the ability to move...

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Get Icy? Aug 13, 2021

By: Chad Burnham, DPT, FAFS, CSCS

To Ice Or Not To Ice

For the longest time we have all been told to ice our injuries, aches, and pains. You all know the famous acronym RICE (Rest, Ice Compression, Elevation). I first made this mistake early on in my career as we did not know any better. It was...

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Are You Getting Enough Protein? Jul 30, 2021

By: Chad Burnham, DPT, FAFS, CSCS

Increase Your Protein…Time To Get Wheysted! 

For all of you that know us here at ProForm PT, you know that we love our protein. This is another one of those myths that we shouldn’t eat too much protein, or that too much protein can be harmful to...

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