November 2016

16
NOV
2016

Active Physical Therapy November Newsletter

Here is our November newsletter! Learn about a high ankle sprain and some fun facts about Thanksgiving pertaining to health and fitness. november-newsletter Read More →
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16
NOV
2016

Achilles Tendon Rupture

The achilles tendon attaches the gastrocnemius and soleus muscles to the calcaneus bone in the ankle. Achilles tendon ruptures often occur after a sudden acceleration, forceful jumping, or pivoting motion. The risk for this injury is higher for individuals over the age 40. The... Read More →
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16
NOV
2016

Electrocardiogram Screening!

Did you attend our Active Physical Therapy conference last month? If not don’t worry, here is a video about ECG Screening by Andy Pasternak MD. ECG stands for electrocardiogram! This screening technique allows physicians to observe the electrical impulses of the heart.... Read More →
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09
NOV
2016

Happy Holidays! Be a Santa to a Senior

Check out our new holiday tree! Our clinic is hosting the “Be a Santa to a Senior” event by Home Instead Senior Care. Claim one of the ornaments on the tree and add to the holiday cheer! This program is great for supporting our seniors in the Reno community. We appreciate all of... Read More →
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02
NOV
2016

Body Part of the Month: Ankle

One of the most common injuries to the ankle is a sprain. An ankle sprain is caused by a twisting or turning motion in the ligaments (bands that connect bones to other bones) of the ankle, foot and leg resulting in an overstretch or tear. The lateral (outside) ligaments are the... Read More →
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02
NOV
2016

A Simple Stretch to Keep Your Knees Healthy!

If you missed our Active Physical Therapy Health conference last month don’t worry. Here is a video of the presentation given by Michael Spevak DPT and Parley Anderson DPT. Learn two simple stretches that focus on flexing and extending the knee. Please check with your... Read More →
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