Compensation: Why Sometimes It’s Good and Sometimes It’s Not

“I’ve never even realized I was getting up that way,” “I cant believe I’ve been walking like this for so long!” These are just a few statements from a patient of ours when we pointed out a few compensations we saw during a session. So what is a compensation you might ask? A compensatory movement…

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Accessibility: Still A Long Way To Go

Accessibility

Even though it’s been 29 years since the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) was passed under President George H.W. Bush, not much has changed in the way of accessibility, or how disabled people are viewed when doing an everyday act such as seeking any kind of employment. If buildings were built prior to the 1990…

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The PERFECT Dry Rub

Dry Rub

During weeks when I’m running around like crazy, I usually just concoct some sort of marinade in the morning, put it in a Ziploc bag with chicken, pork, or steak for the day and then cook it when I get home. I always use a few tablespoons of vinegar in my marinades, but I recently…

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Garlic Brown Sugar Chicken

Garlic Brown Sugar Chicken

Now that the weather is nicer, I find myself wanting to use the grill more often. Unfortunately, by the time I cook dinner, it tends to be a little colder out and I end up cooking in the kitchen instead. I grew up on mostly chicken cutlets and didn’t discover chicken thighs until I was…

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Indulgent Mac and Cheese

Breakthrough Eats: Indulgent Mac and Cheese Ok ok, I know what you’re thinking, “I thought these recipes were supposed to be quick and at least a little bit healthy?” This one isn’t quick and it’s definitely not healthy, BUT it is so worth the time and calories! THE Mac and Cheese **recipe from www.thatwhichnourishes.com** Ingredients:…

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What You May Not Have Known About
S T R E T C H I N G

Stretch

Recently I was having a conversation with a parent about stretching. Her son has Spastic Quadriplegic CP and is really tight pretty much everywhere, but more specifically his hamstrings (back of his thigh muscles) and adductors (inside thigh muscles) of his legs. So mom wanted to know why his legs seem looser after PT but…

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Easy Chicken Marsala

Chicken Marsala

So it’s been pretty cold outside lately and we’ve actually had a teeny bit of snow…I mean, it melts the next day when we have 50 degree weather, but it’s mostly been cold outside. The salad that I brought for lunch was good, but didn’t exactly warm me up, so I took a look at…

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Benefits of Therapy Dogs

Therapy Dogs

For those of you who know me, I can imagine you are thinking “of course she would write an article like this”…. But really. I’ve heard from many parents that there are therapy dogs that visit the schools on occasion and how wonderful of an experience it is for their children. While many may think…

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Comforting Italian Orzo Spinach Soup

Soup

Alright, so it’s getting pretty cold out and we’ve already had our first snow, which for me, means that it’s officially time to start making soups! There’s something so comforting about a hot bowl of soup in the winter and I have the perfect recipe to start the season! Italian Orzo Spinach Soup **recipe from…

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Two Main Reasons WHY Your Child Might Navigate Stairs UNSAFELY

Stair Navigation

I was inspired to write about navigating stairs after one of my recent marathon runs but specifically my one in Corning, NY. The day after my 26.2 miles, I decided it would be a great idea to hike…😃 So…that’s where this leads me. I was sore, my muscles didn’t want to work properly and I…

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