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OCTOBER IS NATIONAL EMPLOYEE OWNERSHIP MONTH!

Oct 13, 2022
“To build a strong team you must see someone else’s strength as a complement to your weakness, not a threat to your position or authority” – Christine Caine   October is National Employee Ownership…

OPTIMAL POSTURE = ABILITY TO CHANGE POSTURE

The paradigm of optimal posture is a form that is perfectly aligned and balanced: the hips and shoulders are level, the head is stacked over the shoulders, and the trunk is upright.  “Perfect posture” is a challenging standard to achieve, let alone maintain, and there is a growing market of products…

HYDRATION FOR SUMMER HEAT

What a string of hot, humid days we are having!  I open the door to let my dog out early in the morning and I can already feel the humidity pressing down on me.  Even she gives me that look like, "do I really have to go out there?"  It's hard to get motivated to move on days like this and way more tempting…

PADDLE WITHOUT PAIN THIS SUMMER

Summer often has many lovers of the outdoors running for the water. Be it a lake, river, or pool, the water is a great retreat from the heat, and there are loads of great activities that get us out of the house and into the water. With some of these activities, like swimming, surfing, kayaking, paddleboarding,…

DON'T WANT LOW BACK PAIN? KEEP MOVING!

Low back pain…if you’re human and an adult, there’s a good chance you’ve experienced it. Not only is low back pain extremely prevalent around the world, it is also accountable for a major portion of healthcare costs and prolonged disability.   So why is low back pain so common? One major factor is our…

GOLF AND YOUR LOW BACK

Many local golfers are itching to get back on the course as the weather starts to warm up, and we need to make sure our backs and bodies are prepared for the demands required of us to swing the club efficiently. Low back pain is the most common injury among golfers, and 80% of golfers report having…

TICK-BORNE ILLNESS PREVENTION AND EARLY TREATMENT - REVISTED!

As the warmer weather comes along, many people are taking long walks with their family and/or pets.  Unfortunately, this is the time of year when the deer ticks start becoming active and searching for their first, big blood meal.   Prevention is the best cure for Lyme and tick-borne illness.  There…

PLANTAR FASCIITIS - IT'S A REAL PAIN!

Springtime in Vermont is a magical place - the rainy days drizzle to an end, the flowers start to bloom, and the mud eventually dries up. Then it's time to go outside and enjoy the longer, warmer days.  At this time of year, we often see patients come to the clinic with reports of pain on the bottom…

DON'T LET SHIN SPLINTS STOP YOUR STRIDE!

Signs of spring in Vermont are making their appearance, from the crocuses poking their heads out of the ground to the near-impassable muddy ruts forming on our dirt roads to the increasing numbers of Vermonters getting outside to walk, run, bike, and play.  With the return to outdoor activity comes the…

MARCH IS NATIONAL ATHLETIC TRAINING MONTH!

The 2022 theme for National Athletic Training Month is to celebrate Athletic Trainers providing health care everywhere!  One of PT360’s cooperative owners, Heather Chernyshov, MS, ATC, NCTMB, embodies that theme, having worked in several different settings and provided different care options throughout…

VOLUNTEERING IS GOOD FOR THE HEART (IN MORE WAYS THAT ONE!)

Cardiovascular health is an important facet of overall wellness, as heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States¹ and almost half of Americans either have high blood pressure or take blood pressure medication². Common methods to address heart conditions include medication, exercise,…