May 2016

31
MAY
2016

Question of the Week

What is the longest muscle in the human body? The longest muscle in the human body is the sartorius, which is located in the lower limb and runs from the outer portion of the hip to the inner knee. Read More →
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26
MAY
2016

Active PT Fact of the Week

        If you have been in our office for an appointment lately, you may have seen our new cervical (neck) retraction caliper.  We believe that by using this instrument, we can further analyze cervical range of motion in our patients to determine if it... Read More →
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25
MAY
2016

Question of the Week

How many muscles does it take to smile?   In the human body, it takes 17 muscles to form a smile. Read More →
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20
MAY
2016

And the Answer Is…

Females are four to six times more likely to tear their ACL (knee ligament) than males.  There are a multitude of reasons why researchers believe this to be true.  Examples of these reasons include: an imbalance in the strength of the quadriceps muscle (front of the leg) compared... Read More →
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18
MAY
2016

Question of the Week

Who is more likely to tear their ACL (knee ligament), males or females?  Feel free to comment below with your answers or tell us what you think when you come in for your appointment.  The answer will be posted this Thursday. Read More →
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13
MAY
2016

Active Physical Therapy April 2016 Newsletter

Check out our April 2016 newsletter in the link below, which discusses lower back pain.  Also, can you guess what the longest muscle in the human body is?  The answer to this trivia question can be found here. ActivePT April Newsletter (2) Read More →
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