December 2020

Woman in the gym with overtraining symptoms

Too Much of a Good Thing, Part I: Burnout

Have you ever had one of those weeks where you were going non-stop? Meetings, deadlines, family, chores, social obligations, to-do lists, appointments. By the time Sunday rolls around, you’re too tired to even sleep. If this sounds familiar, then you know burnout. But while everyday life can cause burnout, medical professionals have noticed it in

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Too Much of a Good Thing, Part II: Overtraining

As summer approaches, you probably notice an uptick in the number of targeted ads and social media posts revolving around exercise equipment, fitness classes, diet fads, and “beach body” motivationals. While getting in shape is a fantastic goal to have, obsessive or relentless training is actually very harmful—both physically and mentally. When someone exercises in

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Slim and fit woman drinking water before having breakfast

You Are What You Eat: Physical Therapy and Nutrition

We all know that a balanced diet works wonders for our physical and mental health. But did you know that certain foods and nutrients can positively impact your rehabilitation while undergoing physical therapy? The American Physical Therapy Association even recognizes that diet and nutrition play a major role in preventing many of the conditions treated

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Gary at Action Physical Therapy

Looking for a Physical Therapist? Here’s What You Need to Know

When you go car shopping, you probably spend a fair amount of time researching different makes and models. You might ask friends how they like their truck or consult with your mechanic about that new SUV you’ve been eyeing. You probably test drive a few sedans and compare the warranties. But what you don’t do

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