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PIX-11 Winterizing Your Back 10-9-2014

PIX-11’s Winterizing Your Back — Tips for Preventing Injury When Raking Leaves and Shoveling Snow

Featuring Tony D’Angelo, Partner and VP of Clinical Operations, Professional Physical Therapy
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Proper Raking Technique - Professional Physical Therapy

Raking Leaves This Fall — Tips to Prevent Injury

Michele Aliani, (PT, OCS, ATC, CSCS) Clinical Director, Professional Physical Therapy
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It’s that time of year again. Everyone is ready for hot apple cider, pumpkin picking, hay rides, and sweaters. It’s also time for beautiful fall foliage and raking leaves.

If done properly, raking leaves can provide good aerobic exercise, but it also can cause a variety of injuries from blisters to strains to back pain. Here are some helpful tips …
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FoxNews QA with Dr. Manny “Q&A With Dr. Manny” Preventing Sports Injuries In Kids

Featuring Adam Discepelo, Partner and Clinical Director, Professional Physical Therapy in Merrick