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Skiing Tips

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Skiing has a reputation for being a risky sport, however, injuries are lower than one might expect. About 3 out of every 1,000 skiers experience an injury. Follow these tips to avoid becoming one of the statistics while enjoying the thrill and challenge of this popular winter sport! Beginner? Never Ever? Make sure your equipment […]

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7 Fun Facts About Your Muscles

Here at Wells PT we treat a lot of muscle issues: pulls, strains, tears, weakness, inflammation, pain, imbalance, spasm and dysfunction. But not everything about the muscular system has to be about a problem!  Here are some lesser known muscle facts just for the fun of it.  

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Movement Matters

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People exercise for a variety of reasons. Some do it to lose weight, prevent disease or just to feel better. Most people to not consider that exercise, and movement in general, is key in brain development, cognition, function and learning. Todd Hargrove, a physical therapist, sees this connection every day in his practice. In the modern […]

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30 Day Challenges

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Here at Wells Physical Therapy we are always looking for ways to challenge ourselves and more importantly, have fun! Taking on a 30 day fitness challenge, either on your own or with a friend, is a really great way to shake up your normal routine. You can take on a full body challenge that will […]

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April 2015 Newsletter

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Congratulations Wells PT friends and family, we made it through another Vermont winter! To celebrate, we’re going to have a little fun around the office and we would like to invite our lovely and appreciated Wells patrons to participate. Starting Monday April 6th we will begin a one month trial of  ‘Matt Mondays’, ‘Tracy Tuesdays’ […]

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Sitting Can Be Serious

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Have a Desk Job? Recent studies are showing that 30 minutes per day in the gym is not enough to counteract the detrimental effects of 8-10 hours of sitting each day. It is estimated that 50%-70% of Americans sit 6 hours or more while at work and this is linking directly to an increased risk […]

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Wells PT Events

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Wells PT has taken part in a couple of events over the last few springtime months. First our office staff started a juice and smoothie Wednesday where we used fresh ingredients to make healthful drinks in the clinic. We could literally feel the vitamins and anti-oxidants flowing through our veins!         For […]

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Happy March and Hello Spring!

March is considered to be National Nutrition Month, so let’s discuss a few ways to eat right and build a healthy plate. Good nutrition is an important cornerstone to any healthy lifestyle, and here at Wells PT, that is exactly what we would like our patients to strive for: a healthy body, both inside and […]

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6 Tips for Avoiding Snow Shoveling Injuries

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This isn’t the first time we’ve received a large snow fall on February 14th. Anyone else remember 2007? Some parts of Vermont reached as much as 16-24 inches over this past weekend. If you are still digging yourself out here are some tried and true tips for keeping yourself free of stress and strain: 1) […]

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Hello Fe’Brrrrr’uary!

For most of us New Englanders February is a month to bear down and make it through another 28 days of unpredictable weather. This is also a month where we can let our fierceness and resourcefulness shine in the face of unbelievable temperatures! This winter has been particularly brutal as we all have experienced record […]

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