5 Simple Tips To Help Fix Your Back Pain

One of the most common complaints or issues we see at AIDPPT is Low Back issues. Back pain is one of the major factors in reduced productivity in the workplace! It is not just because of people calling in sick but when you are suffering, regardless if the pain is sharp or a dull ache;…

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Foam Roll Your Aches & Pain Away in 2019

According to Harvard Medical School, “Foam rollers are ideal for soothing common sore spots like your calves, hamstrings, lower back, and IT bands, the fibrous tissue that runs from the hip to the knee along the outside of your legs. A roller glides over muscles much like a rolling pin to knead out knots, and…

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Toxins = Oxidative Stress = Inflammation

Every day toxic stressors bombard your body. These toxic stressors create what is called free radicals. Free radicals attack the cells of your body damaging them, which leads to a chronic inflammatory state. Toxins = oxidative stress = inflammation. Environmental toxins· Pollution, chemicals, radiation, molds The water we drink, the air we breathe Toxins in…

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How Do You Know if Your Multivitamin is Working? Take the Nutritional Lie Detector Test Today…

The American Medical Association recommends that ALL adults take a multivitamin! But, how do you know if you really need to use supplements? Furthermore, how do you know if what you are taking is working? In today’s world with our busy lifestyles supplementation is essential for us to nutritionally fill the gaps in what we…

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Are You Inflamed? Why Should You Care? Your Life May Depend on It!

Know your number! Inflammation is how your body responds to defend itself against toxins. Chronic inflammation occurs when the body is under constant attack from various toxins – some of which you have control over and some you do not. Every day your body is bombarded by toxic stressors. These toxic stressors create what is…

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Oxidative Stress and Free Radicals: The Silent Killers

Did you know that there were two types of inflammation, acute and chronic? Acute inflammation is where you have an injury to an area and it inflames, you have tissue damage. Chronic inflammation is a state where your body is at or above inflammatory threshold. It is a systemic thing, whole body. When you get…

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Five Areas That You Absolutely Do Not Want to Foam Roller Over

Hey, there. It’s Andrew Dombek. I know it’s been a long time since you’ve seen me last. You might not recognize me. I’ve got glasses on today. I don’t normally wear glasses. Nevertheless, today is the day that all the kiddies get back to school. And, you know what, all you stay-at-home moms and dads,…

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Has Pain Got You Worried About Having to Change Your Summer Travel Plans? Here’s the Solution…

Does your summer vacation plans involve you sitting in the car for a really, really long time? Are you concerned that your back or neck pain will put a damper on those plans? I’m the first one to tell you that anytime I have a long car ride on the horizon I start to worry…

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Can You Do Toe Yoga? A Tip To Show Off Your Summer Footwear Pain-free

Can You Toe Yoga? Andrew: Welcome to AID Performance Physical Therapy presents, summertime shoe wear. Hey, there. It’s Andrew Dombek from AID performance physical therapy. And this is my partner in crime… Maryanne: Maryanne Chalmers, a physical therapist at AID. Andrew: And we’re here to show you an exercise that if you can’t do, then…

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Will I Ever Dance Again?

It’s the moment that all dancers and their instructors dread. You’ve broken your ankle or sprained your knee… the worry sets in; will I ever dance again. Most dancers will utter this phrase at least once in their lifetime.  Based on the expectation of what the human body can accomplish, an injury is always a…

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