Team Performance Blogs

9 Things You Should Know About Pain

11/6/2017

9 Things You Should Know About Pain 1. Pain is output from the brain.  While we used to believe that pain originated within the tissues of our body, we now understand that pain does not exist until the brain determines it does. The brain uses a virtual “road map” to direct an output of pain to tissues that it suspects may be in danger. This process acts as a means of communication between the brain and the tissues of the body, to serve as a defense against possible injury or disease. 2. The degree of injury does not...

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Stressed Out??

11/1/2017

November 1st is National Stress Awareness Day Most adults deal with stress everyday. From their hectic work schedules to their personal responsibilities, life can weigh you down at times with no relief in sight. Stress can cause short term problems such as migraines, stomachaches, and irritability as well as long term problems of anxiety, depression, and heart disease. Although it is impossible to completely eliminate stress, there are steps you can take to reduce it. Here is a list of ways you can relieve stress everyday...

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How To Survive Cold and Flu Season

10/19/2017

Autumn is here which means cooler weather outside, the holidays are approaching, and pumpkin flavored everything! Unfortunately, it also marks the beginning of cold and flu season. :( We want you to be able to enjoy all the fun things this beautiful Fall season has to offer, so here are some tips on how you can avoid those germs and stay healthy!   Wash Your Hands! We know you’ve heard it before, but we’re here to remind you again because of the importance- Washing your hands frequently is essential for staying...

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21st Anniversary!

10/10/2017

Last week marked our 21st Anniversary!                                         We spent the week reminiscing over all of our favorite memories that we've shared together at Performance. Below are a few of our favorite:    "My favorite moments are when former patients come in just to say hello and catch up. Moments like that are why I became a PT in the first place and reaffirms that Performance is more...

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Exercise and Bone Health

9/21/2017

  The Importance of Exercise on Our Bones Mallory McGowan, a Doctor of Physical Therapy at our Performance clinics, strongly values exercise not only for professional reasons, but also due to a personal tie. Below she comments on an article that speaks about physical activity and its importance to our health now and in the future.   Exercise for Strong Bones  - An article about the benefits of exercise on our bones   "This article is very relevant to physical therapy, and...

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