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Make Your Next Outdoor Adventure “Rock” With These Prep Tips

With the incredible parks system in the U.S., it’s no wonder that heading to the backcountry is such a popular way to spend a vacation. But as simple and laid-back as a hiking trip is, getting ready and knowing what to pack takes a lot of preparation. Thanks to this outdoor adventure checklist, it’s easy […]

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Should Kids Play Multiple Sports or Not?

One of subjects that is getting to be a hot topic is looking at our kids in playing sports. The debate is whether or not they should just play one or play multiple sports. TOPS opinion would be to play multiple sports and here is why: Potentially reduce the risk of overuse injuries. Playing the same […]

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Benefits of Yoga

Many of you are probably familiar with yoga or have seen it available at different gyms and studios. This blog will explain a little about the history, types and benefits of yoga. We will also introduce a few of our favorite stretching poses for the back. Stay tuned for additional blogs addressing poses for strength […]

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Astym® Therapy Shown Effective in the Treatment of Tennis Elbow

OFFICIALLY SAY GOOD-BYE TO YOUR TENNIS ELBOW! “A controlled clinical trial showing the effectiveness of Astym (R) treatment for tennis elbow was presented at the American Society for Surgery of the Hand’s annual meeting. The study showed that Astym treatment was an effective tennis elbow therapy by resolving 78.3% of chronic lateral epicondylitis (tennis elbow) […]

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Tricks and Tips to be in Tip TOPS Shape

With the fabulous weather we have in Arizona, everyone is in search year round of a quick fix to become bikini ready/shorts ready/fit. Since consistency is key to creating the body we all desire, we have created a workout schedule for you to follow throughout the week to keep your exercise sessions exciting and to […]

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Pregnancy & Physical Therapy 101 – Week 5

Over the past 4 weeks, we have presented you with some basic information for pregnancy and return to activity after pregnancy. Every person is going to be different, and this is purely based on research and experience. Today we are completing this series with more technical information and with some of our resources. If you […]

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Pregnancy & Physical Therapy 101 – Week 4

Don’t just take our word for it! Here are some success stories from new mommies who have utilized our services and have had improved symptoms, both during and after pregnancy. If you are feeling pain, discomfort, or are afraid to start working out, please do not hesitate to reach out to us! We are here […]

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Pregnancy & Physical Therapy 101- Week 3

Based on these previously mentioned tips, here is first-hand experience from anew mommy, and her road back to running! Her story tells it all… As a new Mom and runner, I was excited and anxious to get back to running. I knew I was in no physical shape to compete after giving birth to my […]

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Pregnancy & Physical Therapy 101 – Week 2

As promised, this week’s pregnancy blog focuses on exercises that are safe to perform while pregnant, and the week’s following the birth of your little gem. **Please check with your doctor before performing these exercises! Regular exercise after having a baby can help decrease stress levels, increase energy, and improve quality of sleep. The American […]

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Pregnancy & Physical Therapy 101 – Week 1

Our next blog series has been inspired by one of our former bada$$ employees! She decided to start a family, which many of you may remember, because she worked through much of her pregnancy! Carolyn brings an amazing perspective because she understands the physical therapy side and can bring that knowledge, as well as personal […]

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