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Stoneking Physical Therapy (Article From U.S. 1 Paper)

Keep a lookout for more physical therapy articles and ads published in local papers as well as online from Stoneking Physical Therapy and Wellness. View original article HERE. Since 1989 Stoneking Physical Therapy and Wellness has done its best to be a role models and...

Does a smart fitness device or app help you lose weight?

From medicalxpress.com The new year is here, and that means new year's resolutions are in full swing. For those trying to lose weight or become more active, a smart fitness device like an Apple Watch or a Fitbit may seem like an ideal purchase to track calories and...

Decline to Decline

The other day I was in the greeting card store to purchase a birthday card., and was struck by our society’s view of getting older. Practically every birthday after the 18th was a card with the same corny jokes about your failing memory and sagging body. At the time I...

Home Exercise Programs for PT

Your home exercise program has been developed to provide you with the best possible independent exercise program to achieve your goals or maintain improvements obtained during your treatment. It is important that you perform the exercises prescribed by your therapist...

Combating Childhood Obesity

"Genetics, eating, and exercise all play a role in a child’s weight—but how a community’s programs and policies address childhood obesity should be considered as well, a new study reports." Many people are use to seeing playgrounds, basketball courts, soccer fields,...

Basic Stretching Guidelines

Basic Stretching Guidelines   To help the body maintain the ability to perform normal activity there must be a proper amount of flexibility in the joints and muscles. Disease, trauma, or loss of motion in a joint can eventually cause shortening of the muscles,...

Exercise and the Pain Response

    By Richard Stoneking, PT Everyone has heard the saying “no pain, no gain”. This may be true in terms of healthy individuals AND when it refers to muscle burn with exercise we prefer to say “no gain with pain”. Be sure to differentiate between “pain” and...

Replacing Bad Habits With Good Ones: Living Heart-Healthy and Happy

Healthy diet changes often accompany a number of “don’t eat’s” and “get rid of’s” in a new meal plan. And when it comes down to it, sticking to a new diet is hard, especially when the foods we’re cutting out are ones we love to eat. What if instead of focusing on what...

How to Train and Maintain Your Immune System

  Our immune system has two vital roles. One is to protect us from danger, such as infections and preventing cancer cells from taking hold. The other is its significant function in repairing our tissues and helping our cells "take out the garbage" on a regular...