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10
MAY
2017

Check out our Facebook page!

Our spring seminar included many amazing discussions from doctors, fitness instructors and other health experts in the area. Check out our Facebook page each week as we post a new video, usually in a few parts, from the speakers that attended! https://www.facebook.com/spevakanderson/ Read More →
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08
MAR
2017

Tonight is the Night!

We here at APT are very excited to host the Spring Seminar tonight at our clinic from 5-7:30pm. Come enjoy the free event included with free dinner! Read More →
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01
MAR
2017

Spring Health Seminar Flyer

Our Spring Seminar is only a week away so check out our flyer containing a schedule of the speakers talking and their discussion topics. Spring 2017 Seminar Flyer Read More →
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22
FEB
2017

Active Physical Therapy February Newsletter

The February newsletter is in! Check out a simple stretch to keeping your knees healthy and a fun fact about the knees as well. February Newsletter Read More →
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15
FEB
2017

New Contract With TriWest VA Insurance

Good news for our veterans! We are now accepting TriWest and  VAPC3 insurance. Below is a copy of the new contract. TriWest VA PC3 Amendment -100 Eff 01.01.2017 (2) Read More →
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25
JAN
2017

Active Physical Therapy January Newsletter

We hope 2017 has started off on a great note for everyone. Check out our newsletter for some good tips to preventing injuries this winter and also a fun fact about snowshoeing! January newsletter Read More →
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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 tendon rupture is graded in severity ranging from a  grade 1... 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. Enjoy the video! 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 your contributions and we wish you a happy holiday!      ... 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 most commonly injured; however, a medial (inside) sprain can still... 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 physician to see if these stretches are right for you. Enjoy the... Read More →
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27
OCT
2016

Active Physical Therapy October Newsletter

Here is our October newsletter! Take a look at the link below and read about how the Fall Health Conference went along a Halloween health fact about pumpkins! october-newsletter Read More →
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19
OCT
2016

Active Physical Therapy Conference is TODAY!

The Active Physical Therapy health conference has finally arrived! Join us and listen to our panel of 14 experts on health, orthopedics, and performance. Michael Spevak DPT and Parley Anderson DPT will be presenting on how to keep your knees healthy with a simple stretch! The conference starts tonight at 5:00PM and during the intermission... Read More →
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12
OCT
2016

Active Physical Therapy Conference Reminder

Our Active Physical Therapy Conference is only one week away! The event will begin on Wednesday, October 19th at 5:00PM. Arrive early to reserve a good seat! We hope to see you at the conference. Read More →
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12
OCT
2016

Body Part of the Month: Foot

Our feet are responsible for supporting our body weight as we walk, run, and perform exercises. We have dedicated a month to your feet and today we want to focus on a condition that affects the function of the foot: plantar fasciitis. Plantar fasciitis presents as microtearing in the ligamentous tissue that connects the heel to the toes. The... Read More →
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28
SEP
2016

Introducing the New Active Physical Therapy Instagram Account

We are excited to announce the launch of our new Instagram account!  You can now follow us at “activephysicaltherapy” on the Instagram app. Our goal is to connect to our clients through a variety of media including Facebook, our blog, and now Instagram! Follow the account and enjoy viewing our new content. Read More →
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28
SEP
2016

Active Physical Therapy Conference Flyer

Four weeks away! Take a look at the flyer and see the schedule of events for the October 19th conference, along with all the speakers and their topics. fall-2016-seminar-flyer Read More →
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21
SEP
2016

Active Physical Therapy September Newsletter

The September 2016 newsletter is now available! Check out the link below and find out how to help with joint pain, and learn what the strongest muscle in the body is. Also answers to last months “are you smarter than a 5th grader” question. september-newsletter Read More →
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14
SEP
2016

Question of the Week

Our team here at Active Physical Therapy is looking forward to bringing you new content! Any recommendations you have to improve this site are appreciated. Please comment below and send us your feedback. Read More →
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14
SEP
2016

Save the Date Active Physical Therapy Conference

Next month on October 19th we invite you all to our Active Physical Therapy Conference. No RSVP required for this event and free paleo food will be provided for all guests. The conference will begin at 5:00pm on October 19th and will feature a panel of experts. We hope to see you there! More details about the conference coming soon. Read More →
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14
SEP
2016

Active Physical Therapy August 2016 Newsletter

The August 2016 newsletter is now available! Check out the link below and find out what it takes to become a Physical Therapist. Also can you name ten three letter body parts? The answer will be included in September’s newsletter post. ActivePT August Newsletter Read More →
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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 smallest, the human body is an incredible structure.  Attached below is a... 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, or feel free to guess when you come in for your visit.  The... Read More →
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