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When the Weather Gets Cold, Don’t Forget to Warm Up!

Colder weather means some changes to how we exercise. Of course, it’s harder to motivate yourself to get outside for a run or bike ride when the temperature drops, and the shorter days compress our schedules, but there are changes in your body that affect your ability to exercise too. For many people with arthritis […]

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Stay physically active during COVID-19 with exercise as medicine.

Recent evidence suggested that physical activity levels have decreased by 30% while sitting time has increased by 30% since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. Decreased physical activity and increased sedentary behavior are risk factors for cardiovascular disease, obesity, diabetes, high blood pressure, bone and joint disease and premature death. Many experts on COVID-19 have […]

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Breakthru Goes Pink!

Thanks for your generosity & support!  Breakthru will be accepting donations for Breast Cancer Research until October 31. METAvivor gives 100% of donations, funding research grants to help extend the lives of MBC patients with the goal of making MBC a chronic disease instead of a terminal one. Cracking the MBC code helps ALL stages […]

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The Importance of Regular Wellness Checkups

August is National Wellness Month, the perfect time to focus on personal health and investing in yourself. All too often, busy and hectic schedules cause us to put our own health on the back burner until we end up with chronic aches and pains, stress and anxiety, poor sleep, or illness. When we finally do […]

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Casey Lohne Scholarship

Casey was an active member of the Shawnee High School Community: he was a 4 year participant on the track and field team, as well as a yearly participant in stage crew for the annual play. However, it was his outstanding effort serving as a manager of the football team that made Casey famous! Partnering […]

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Check out these 5 tips to decrease your chance of falling!

Did you know, according to the CDC, at least 3 million older adults visit the ER for fall-related injuries every year?1 Factors such as lower body weakness, difficulty walking, poor balance, and foot pain can all increase a person’s risk of falling, but are preventable with proper rehab therapy. Check out these 5 tips to decrease […]

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Young Woman Shares Experiences with Juvenile Arthritis and Physical Therapy

Juvenile arthritis affects nearly 300,000 children in the United States. It’s not a disease in itself, but rather an umbrella term used to describe the many autoimmune and inflammatory conditions or pediatric inflammatory diseases that can develop in children under the age of 16. It’s a lifelong condition, but typically it’s manageable when appropriate measures […]

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2019 Be Fearless Scholarship Winners

Congratulations to the Class of 2019 🎓 We would like to give a special round of applause to our “Be Fearless” Scholarship Winners — Cherokee Soccer Player, Lauren Gravlin and Lenape Cross Country Athlete, Zaven Kazandjian 👏🏼👏🏼 Breakthru’s scholarship is in remembrance of our friend, ETA Coach, Jason Kilderry. Jason lived life fearlessly and to the […]

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5 Ways Men Can Take Charge of Their Health

Do you know the top health threats for men? The most common causes of death for men in the U.S. are heart disease, stroke, cancer, and chronic lower respiratory disease. Although some of the risk factors for these health issues are hereditary, often times they arise over many years of poor health choices. Fortunately, there […]

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Scoliosis: Things to look out for!

You know your child better than anyone else. If you notice something different about their posture like one shoulder is higher than the other or a part of their spine seems to be protruding out or curved to the side, schedule a FREE consultation with a Breakthru Schroth Expert.       STANDING & FACING […]

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