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07
JUL
2016

Facts of the Week

Did you know that there are 206 bones in the human body?  The largest bone in the human body is the femur (thigh bone), which starts at the hip and goes to the knee.  The smallest bone is called the stapes, which is located in the inner ear.  From the largest bone to the... Read More →
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01
JUL
2016

Happy Birthday Dr. Anderson

  June 30th is Dr. Anderson’s birthday, below is a picture of his large birthday doughnut and his birthday handstand.   Read More →
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21
JUN
2016

Question of the Week

How many muscles do you use while walking?   And in case any of you were wondering, humans and giraffes both have seven cervical vertebrae.  Even though their necks are larger than ours, we still have the same number of cervical vertebrae. Please comment your answers below,... Read More →
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16
JUN
2016

Fun Fact of the Day

Did you know that giraffes and humans have the same number of cervical(neck) vertebrae?  Can you guess the correct number?  We will post the correct answer coming up next Tuesday (6/21).  Please leave your answers in the comment section below. Read More →
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09
JUN
2016

12 Orthopedic Areas: The Neck

The neck is a structure that is delicate to injuries while also remarkably strong and flexible.  There are various types of injuries that can occur in the neck despite its large amount of movement and strength.  Check out the link below to learn more about the anatomy of the neck... Read More →
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08
JUN
2016

Question of the Week

There are four main ligaments of the knee.  How many can you name?  A picture of the knee and its four main ligaments are below, click on the post to view this picture and to see if you had the correct answers.   Read More →
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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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