How to Develop Healthier Movement Habits

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Especially for those of us who work in offices, getting enough exercise can be a challenge. Even if you go to the gym regularly, you can boost your overall health by increasing your overall activity level during the day. In addition to overall fitness, cardiovascular health, and strength, regular exercise can even improve your sleep! However, building habits can be difficult! Here are some tips to help you develop healthier movement habits, whether you are a devotee of your local gym or just starting out!

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Health Tips for Those of Us with Desk Jobs

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If you’re one of the many people who makes their living at a desk, it’s important to practice some simple strategies to protect your health in the process. 

Sedentary behavior, like sitting for prolonged periods of time might be a necessary evil to get the work done, but can also be harmful to your health. 

Given that an estimated 80% of Americans work a desk job of some sort, taking note of the following tips is important. 

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Spring into Outdoor Exercise!

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We are counting down the days to the official start of spring and don’t have much longer to wait for its arrival. Spring officially begins on March 20, 2022, marking the start of an exciting season to revamp your exercise routine by taking it outside. 

Spending time outdoors is not only fun, it also packs some proven health benefits, like the following… 

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What’s the Deal with Dry Needling? 

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If you’ve visited the Progressive Spine and Rehab website lately, you might have noticed our announcement that we offer dry needling. 

Not to be confused with acupuncture, dry needling requires its own training and is administered by physical therapists who have been certified in this specific technique. 

Discover some of the details about dry needling, including the types of issues it is best intended to treat. 

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