Archive for September, 2014

Are Abdominal Crunches Putting You at Risk?

It’s important to consider the floor to your core before you do sit ups, crunches or Pilates “hundred” exercises. Oftentimes, people think of their abdominals as the primary focus area for core strengthening. However, it’s significant to note that your core (trunk support) is made up of deep abdominal muscles, back muscles, hip muscles and the floor to your core: the pelvic floor muscles.

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Westborough High School team warms up with injury prevention program

WESTBOROUGH _ Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) injuries are commonplace for athletes and are becoming more prevalent in high school aged competitors, making it more important than ever to increase awareness and prevention at a younger age. Research has shown that girls are 10 times more likely than boys to sustain an ACL injury.

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South County Physical Therapy, Inc. is all fore golf

AUBURN _ On Monday, Sept, 22, 2014 South County Physical Therapy, Inc. (SCPT) will be a Partnership Sponsor of the Auburn Chamber of Commerce’s 20th Annual School/Business Partnership Golf Tournament. The Tournament will be held at the Heritage Country Club on Sampson Road in Charlton. Tee time for the Florida-style/Scramble Tournament is 10 a.m. with registration beginning at 9 a.m.

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Laura Bertorelli

1. How many years have you been practicing Physical Therapy?
I have been practicing Physical Therapy for about a year and a half.

2. Why did you choose to become a Physical Therapist?
I have always been fascinated with how the human body works and I like how every impairment is part of a puzzle to solve. In addition, I am a people person and truly enjoy helping others.

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SCPT Joins Community Walk for a cure at Lemansky Field

AUBURN _ At some point in their lives, almost everyone has been touched by cancer, which is the number two cause of death in the United States. In 2014, in Massachusetts alone, there have been close to an astonishing 40,000 new cancer cases that span across every age group and demographic.

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Beware of Issues Caused by Poorly Fitted Backpacks

AUBURN _ School is back in session soon and it’s important that students begin the school year with a properly fitting backpack. Ill-fitting or overloaded backpacks can cause a variety of injuries ranging from lower back pain, to neck spasms, shoulder strain and headaches.

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