Entries by Laura Schumacher

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What You Should Know About Walking for Weight Loss

NOTE: Always talk with a medical provider before beginning a new exercise program to discuss your medical conditions and what may be the best options for you.   When it comes to weight loss workout strategies>>>P, walking is totally underrated. It’s time to change that. It has plenty going for it, including that you don’t […]

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4 Ergonomics Tips for Creating a Healthy Workplace Environment

Technology has dramatically transformed our workplaces, enabling office workers to connect with others and complete dozens of different tasks without having to leave their desks. Unfortunately, this has also led to evolving ergonomics issues, causing multiple musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs). Statistics show that about 31% of all occupational injuries and illnesses in the United States are […]

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Monday Medical: Physical therapy for persistent pain

Many patients do not realize that physical therapy (PT) plays a significant role in pain management. Whether it’s due to a recent surgery, an accident or reppetive use condition, Carolina Rehab provides individualized physical therapy to address the underlying cause of pain, as well as how to adapt body mechanics for long term relief. This […]

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Fibromyalgia: Exercise helps — here’s how to start

The physical therapists at Carolina Rehab in Statesville and Mooresville often have patients ask for help with the discomfort of fibromyalgia. If you have fibromyalgia and you’re in pain, exercising is probably the last thing you feel like doing. But experts say it’s actually one of the most effective strategies you can try to help […]

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No Time For Gym? Try 30 Minutes *A Week* On Stairs, Per Study

Is too much time at home keeping you away from your local gym? Good news: a study finds that all you need is a staircase and 30 minutes a week to give your body a great workout. The findings were published in the journal Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise, and conducted by researchers at McMaster University in Ontario, Canada. The […]