Lazy Summer or Deconditioning?

The weather is hot, the gym is closed, and you’ve been relaxing – enjoying the lazy, hazy days of summer. Taking a day off here and there is no problem, but if you’ve been consistently missing your regular run, bike ride, or gym session and notice some aches and pains showing up, you might have…

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Is your posture terrible? Here is how to fix it.

Rounded shoulders. Hunched back. Forward head. Slouchy. Low confidence. Flatback. Swayback.    All of these terms are associated with one thing, poor posture.    Have you caught yourself in the mirror or saw a picture of yourself and didn’t like what you saw? Do you find yourself correcting your posture constantly only to find yourself…

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Fitness with a side of dysfunction?

This time of year, many people are focused on fitness so it’s worth taking a look at what fitness really means. The dictionary defines fit as “sound physically and mentally, healthy.” Using that definition, many “fitness” routines fall short of the goal. If you don’t enjoy running and dread every workout, you’re probably falling short…

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Our Top Wellness Item Picks

This week has got us thinking about turkey, pumpkin pie, and holiday shopping. In the spirit of the season, we are sharing some of our top wellness item picks. Keep it for yourself, give it to a friend, or bring it for the office gift exchange. 1. Lacrosse balls https://www.amazon.com/Champro-NOCSAE-Lacrosse-Orange-Nocsae/dp/B01DOGVMD0/ref=sr_1_10?dchild=1&keywords=lacrosse%2Bball%2Bpack&qid=1574779666&s=sporting-goods&sr=1-10&th=1&psc=1 Simple, but effective. Lacrosse balls…

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Some Americans Pay More for Back Pain Relief, But Are They Really Getting Less?

Payless recently conducted a very telling social experiment. You probably heard about the shoe chain’s stunt in the news but just to recap quickly, “The Payless Experiment” tricked consumers into buying their typically budget-friendly shoes at sky-high markups. To carry out the clever ruse, the discount retailer invited style influencers to a (fake) launch party…

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80% of Americans Experience Back Pain, But 100% of Physical Therapists Know How to Prevent It

Got back pain? You’re not alone. Eighty percent of Americans suffer from low back and neck pain at some point in their lives. Let that sink in. With such great odds that you—or someone close to you—will one day become a statistic, wouldn’t it make sense to arm yourself with preventive strategies and knowledge? Physical…

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Tennis, anyone?

Tennis is an athletic, multi-directional sport that can be continued throughout the lifespan and well into adulthood. Here in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, it’s also a sport that can be continued all year round with multiple options for indoor tennis playing as the weather dips. Year-round exercise is always a good thing, but it’s important to be…

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Do I need an MRI?

An MRI can be scary. First you’re in a claustrophobic tunnel, told to lay still for a long period of time, and then you get the dreaded MRI report telling you everything that is wrong with your neck or back, which can fill your mind with even more questions than you started with. Some thoughts…

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Grand Opening – Press Release

Geromove Physical Therapy opened on Monday, April 30th, 2018 in downtown Milwaukee. The clinic is located at 763 N Broadway with easy, street-level access and will be on the path of the new Milwaukee streetcar come 2019. The clinic will host a grand opening event with a community open house on Wednesday, May 30th, from…

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