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29 Jan 17
Maintaining your New Year Resolution

The first few weeks of 2017 have come and gone and with it has your New Year’s resolution?  According to an article published by the University of Scranton in 2012 almost 45% of Americans make a New Year’s Resolution.  The number one resolution people make is, you guessed it, losing weight! However, according to a […]

12 Jul 16
Sun Exposure Safety: Protection from UV Radiation

Sun exposure often has a negative connotation associated with it. It is well known that ultraviolet (UV) radiation from sun exposure accelerates skin aging and increases your risk for skin cancers1. However, there are also multiple health benefits of sun exposure to remember. Some of the advantages include: Enhanced mood Improved sleep quality Positive impact […]

24 Feb 16
Stretching: Is It Really That Important?

During recent conversations with various patients, I have learned that stretching does not get the attention it deserves. Stretching should be crucial part of recreational exercising, sport activities, and everyday life. Unfortunately, it often gets overlooked. The available range of motion (ROM) in the joints of your body directly determines how effectively your body moves. […]

26 Nov 15
Happy Thanksgiving Day!!!!!

Happy Thanksgiving! We hope you get to spend your day surrounded by great family, good friends, and delicious food. “As we express gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words but to live by them.” -John F. Kennedy On behalf of BeneFIT Physical Therapy, we wish you all safe […]

5 Nov 15
Physical Therapy Direct Access

Physical Therapy Direct Access You can start treatment without a doctor’s referral!   What is Physical Therapy Direct Access? Physical Therapy Direct Access means you can begin physical therapy services without a physician referral or prescription. According to the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), “Every state, the District of Columbia, and the US Virgin Islands […]