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Lifestrength at Charm City Run Timonium

February 20, 2017

Saturday 2/25/17 - Lifestrength Physical Therapy will be present at the Grand Re-Opening of the Charm City Run -Timonium location.

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Congratulations on 20-Years!

August 23, 2016

Lifestrength Physical Therapy congratulates Marci Benda, P.T., on her twentieth anniversary working as a physical therapist.

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Maryland Swimmers Strike Gold (and Silver) in the Water

August 16, 2016

The six Maryland-trained /affiliated swimmers all won medals in the Rio games. In fact, the combined medal count for these swimmers totaled fifteen medals in all!

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Six Maryland-based Swimmers Make Olympic Team!

August 02, 2016

Six swimmers with close ties to Maryland swimming made the 2016 US Olympic Swimming Team. This does not include several Maryland trained swimmers who will be swimming for foreign countries. Two Maryland swimmers also made the 2016 US Paralympic Team.

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Stretching the Truth?

March 19, 2016

To stretch or not to stretch? Patients frequently ask this all too common question. And a web search will yield results favoring both sides of the argument. It is confusing at best, and even the "experts" don't agree.

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How heavy is your head?

February 26, 2016

“Heavy is the head that wears the crown.” Shakespeare wrote of the emotional stresses on the king, but is your smartphone placing even heavier physical stresses on your neck than the king’s crown could?

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October is National Physical Therapy Month

October 01, 2014

National Physical Therapy Month is hosted by the American Physical Therapy Association each October to recognize how physical therapy can help transform society by restoring and improving motion in people's lives.

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Incline Walking: A Way to Decrease Knee stress in Arthritis

September 05, 2014

Incline walking is associated with benefits including higher metabolic rate, increased caloric consumption and fat burning, when compared with level walking. Incline walking also places more demand on muscle activity of the thigh (quadriceps and hamstring) and calf muscles. These combine to increase the cardiovascular benefits associated with exercise while decreasing the stresses on the knee.

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Stress Management: Landing Mechanics Predict Stress Fracture Risk

September 09, 2013

Landing biomechanics have long been a focus of anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury research, but they may also be predictive of lower extremity stress fracture, according to a study presented in July at the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM) meeting in Chicago.

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Is Knee Arthritis a Symmetrical Disease?

August 23, 2013

In a study published in August 2012, Andrew J. Metcalfe and colleagues studied whether knee osteoarthritis occurred in both knees, even in those people only presenting with single leg symptoms. The study was conducted over 12-years, which gives us an idea of how the knee arthritis progressed on each knee.

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February is American Heart Month

February 18, 2013

Cardiovascular disease is among the top three diseases in men and women worldwide. To urge Americans to join the battle against this disease, Congree has proclaimed February as "American Heart Month" since 1963.

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American Physical Therapy Association’s “Move Forward” Campaign

February 05, 2013

The American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) kicked-off a social media campaign called "Move Forward."

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How PTs Meet the Rehabilitation Needs of Competitive Swimmers

June 28, 2011

Scott Heinlein, P.T., interviewed by Advance for Physical Therapy and Rehab Medicine

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Biomechanical Considerations in the Competitive Swimmer’s Shoulder

June 10, 2011

Scott Heinlein, P.T. was recently published in the Sports Health, a peer-reviewed journal.

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Functional Demand in Older Adults

June 10, 2011

Functional demand on knees and hips higher than strength levels in older adults.

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