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Post date: Oct 18, 2018

Isometrics: The Secret to Gaining Strength Without Moving a Muscle

by Kimberly Painter, PT, DPT

What does it mean to perform an isometric exercise? 
Isometric exercises are when the joint angle and muscle length do not change during contraction. (Example: bridges, planks)

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Post date: Oct 18, 2018

In honor of Physical Therapy Month, watch the Discovery of Dermal-Fascial Restoration by Dr. Paul Mettler, PT, DPT!

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Post date: Oct 12, 2018

In this radio interview, registered dietitian Jenny Cutler, talks about nutrition, the benefit of having a registered dietitian, and her philosophy.

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Post date: Sep 27, 2018

October 21-27 is the National Massage Therapy Awareness Week through the American Massage Therapy Association, but Mettler is celebrating it the whole month! Stop in and sign up for a free 10-minute mini-'ssage at the front desk! 

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Post date: Sep 12, 2018

Check out this extended interview with licensed massage therapist Jami Taylor-Kohlmann!

Backstory: where it all began

Q: Why did you become a massage therapist?
A: Long ago, in a galaxy far far away...I was having neck trouble and a friend recommended a chiropractor. I saw him and got a lot of...

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Post date: Sep 10, 2018

Check out this extended interview with licensed massage therapist Sarah Elder!

Backstory: where it all began

Q: Why did you become a massage therapist?
A: I was getting frequent massages, and I appreciated how good it made me feel. I wanted to be able to do the same for others.

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Post date: Sep 10, 2018

Check out this extended interview with licensed massage therapist Rachel Schnepper!

Backstory: where it all began

Q: Why did you become a massage therapist?
A: I became a massage therapist because I enjoy helping people.  It is very rewarding to know that I helped relieve someone'...

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Post date: Sep 10, 2018

Check out this extended interview with licensed massage therapist Cassey "Cassey" Griffith!

Backstory: where it all began

Q: Why did you become a massage therapist?
A: I knew I wanted to be in a profession that helped people. My massage journey began when I was a student at SIUC...

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Post date: Sep 7, 2018

Check out this extended interview with licensed massage therapist Jason Anderson!

Backstory: where it all began

Q: Why did you become a massage therapist?
A: I had several people tell me I should look into massage as a career. It's the only job I have had that does not feel like work!

Q: What is your favorite type of massage to give and to receive?
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Post date: Sep 6, 2018

Check out this extended interview with licensed massage therapist Ashley Gaytan!

Backstory: where it all began

Q: Why did you become a massage therapist?
A: I took my first anatomy and physiology class as a sophomore in high school, and after that, I was the person on my...

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