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National Athletic Training Month

Here at TOPS Physical Therapy we celebrate athletic trainers everyday, but each March it’s highlighted on a national level during National Athletic Training Month. To celebrate this month we would like to highlight the BEST athletic trainer, Chad Bohls! Chad, like all athletic trainers across America, deserves to be recognized for his commitment to helping […]

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Treating YOU And NOT Just The DIAGNOSIS

There has been a topic we feel that we need to make very clear to our current and future patients regarding their care. TOPS Physical Therapy & Osteopractics is here to treat YOU as an individual, NOT as a diagnosis! Although that can be considered a cliché statement, it is something we take to heart, […]

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How Do YOU Choose The Right Physical Therapy Clinic For YOU?

How do you choose the right Physical Therapy clinic for you? Currently in this day and time with a saturated market, with Physical Therapy clinics everywhere, what factors into your decision on choosing where to go? You can go where your doctor refers you (ARIZONA IS DIRECT ACESS, NO DOCTOR REFERRAL NEEDED), where a friend/family member […]

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Advanced Workout

Advanced Workout The advanced workout routine incorporates the use of plyometric drills and various free weight workouts to give the participant a strength training routine that should also increase heart rate and challenge the cardiovascular system. Plyometric exercises are force-producing movements that incorporate multiple muscle groups and feature an element of coordination. Plyometric drills, in […]

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Intermediate Workout

The intermediate workout utilizes free-weights to a greater extent while still incorporating important machine exercises. Free-weights add an element of multidirectional stability and control that machine exercises usually do not provide. Ideally, the participant of this program has a little background with resistance training. This program works nicely as a progression from the beginner workout […]

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Beginner Workout

This beginner workout series is designed for individuals who would like to start an exercise routine but have little experience working out at a gym. It involves simple and safe resistance exercises, which all can be performed on weight machines. The following parameters should be applied to the resistance exercises outlined below. In addition, perform […]

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Fitness-Focused New Year’s Resolution? Here Is How To Start!

With the beginning of a new year upon us, we all have one thing on our mind: WEIGHT LOSS. How can we better ourselves to achieve our fitness goals this 2018? This is the time of the year when the gyms are packed and everyone is trying to find the next best weight loss scheme […]

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Benefits of Physical Fitness For Those in Addiction Recovery

Tips on Maintaining An Active and Healthy Lifestyle: An active lifestyle is something that we all should implement into our daily lives. After some time of wreaking havoc on the body, a recovering addict, who begins to incorporate healthy planning will begin to see how much more fulfilling life is when the body and mind […]

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Yoga for Strength

Strengthening is one of the many benefits of yoga. Some of the major muscle groups worked by yoga are the quadriceps, hamstrings, glutes and abdominals. Try the poses below for something new or in addition to your workout regime. To strengthen Quadriceps/Glutes try Chair pose or Warrior I Chair Pose Feet slightly less than hip […]

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