Insights & Health Tips

September 20th, 2019
According to Biomed Research International"A sedentary lifestyle significantly increased the incidence of recurrent low back pain, while increased physical activity had a significant effect on the occurrence of chronic low back pain."If you are geeks like us click on the image to read this fascinating article!Remember, "You deserve to feel your best!"
March 26th, 2019
Pelvic health is much more then just the pelvic floor. It is the balance/relationship between the hips, low back, abdominals and thighs to complete functional stability. We believe in the "outside in "approach, meaning we address the larger muscle groups on the outside that influence the pelvis the most and then follow through with internal work. Common Diagnoses Include:Stress/
March 8th, 2019
 You can tape too, why wait until your next therapy visit? Check out our Facebook video, watch and learn like a pro! Don’t let pain stand in the way of accomplishing your goals!
March 5th, 2019
Time to hit the slopes! Whether you ski or snowboard a good warm up, and stretching after is important. Don’t be left in the cold with an injury this winter!
March 1st, 2019
Are you experiencing tingling and numbness because you are cutting off circulation. Multiple reasons can contribute to these symptoms that do no always include nerve compression. Muscle referral is a big culprit. Call to request an evaluation to determine your cause and get your new year started off on a good note! #coppolaphysicaltherapy
February 7th, 2019
Attention sciatica sufferers! Here are some great tips on decreasing pain, burning, tingling from going down the leg.   
February 6th, 2019
Are you post lower extremity surgery or injury and finding it difficult to walk without an assistive device or climb stairs? Or maybe feel imbalanced and unsteady on your feet? Parallel bars can help correct that while being in a safe environment.
February 1st, 2019
Here are a few tips to prevent back injuries.1. Lift smaller loads of snow and make sure you bend your knees.2. Keep your back as straight as possible, avoid excessive twisting and lift with your legs not your back.3. Use a shovel with a shaft to help keep your back straight while lifting.4. Take a step toward the direction you are throwing the snow.5. Take frequent breaks when shoveling. 
October 15th, 2018
Have you heard of the newer service we provide called vacutherapy? It is an alternative modality that releases muscle tension, decreases myofascial restrictions and increases healing in a comfortable way. The suction enables to seperation of the layers and allow them to move indepedently, eliminating restrictions/stiffness. Call today to give it a try! 
September 25th, 2018
This week's topic is simple and very valuable to everyone, regardless if you have an injury or not. Stretching is important to keep our muscles, bones and organs healthy. In order to minimize muscle spasms and stiffness we need to incorporate stretching in our daily regime. Many jobs these days involve many hours of constant sitting which initiates joint stiffness and decreased range of
August 25th, 2018
It's about that time for some nice walks outside and get moving! Walking is an activity that helps with all injuries but it is especially helpful for joint pain which is this weeks topic. We need to protect our joints, especially in the legs, because they take most of the beating since they carry us around all day! All of our body weight puts a tremendous amount of stress on our joints so we
July 25th, 2018
We hope everyone is sticking with your new years resolutions!! I just saw on tv the other day that apple has come out with an app that makes you pay up when you skip a day at the gym; talk about motivation! Today, I would like to educate everyone on what concussions are and the increased risk of getting one during high impact sports like football & hockey. Concussion is a sudden hit to the
July 25th, 2018
Anything we do in our life is majorly dependent on the amount of sleep we get on a daily basis. I say this because if your goal is to exercise so you can lose weight, inadequate sleep will hinder this goal by limiting muscle recovery. Seven hours of quality sleep should be enough for most people but others may need more. Inadequate sleep not only will give you more energy but it also improve
June 25th, 2018
Snow in October, wow! Seems like its a good predictor of what the winter will bring. This weeks topic is what some people live with in silence but that doesn't need to be the case. Your pelvic floor (PF) needs to be strong whether your a male or female. Females are at greater risk to developing pelvic floor problems because of pregnancy and hormonal changes associated with ligamentous laxity
November 25th, 2013
I can't believe that this weekend is Christmas! This time of year is very hectic and we are all running around to find presents and shop for the holiday gatherings. Another thing occupying the agenda is making New Years resolutions. Many people do not succeed in carrying them through because they are big goals which seem unfeasible. Their is a way to make this happen.Setting up the goals in
November 25th, 2013
This is a great time of the year with many family gatherings, great food and fun. With that comes the problem we will talk about this week, gaining weight! Trying to keep weight off during the holiday season can be very challenging but their are ways to make it happen. One thing that can make a difference is trying to substitute high calorie ingredients with lower calorie ones. Here is a great
November 25th, 2013
Thanksgiving week! Can you believe how fast the year is going by? Despite our early snowfall we have had great fall weather. With fall comes a whole lot of yard work. Yard work is enjoyable to most but takes a big toll on the body. Too much bending and twisting can cause low back pain, amongst other things. Try to break up chores to multiple small increments as to avoid prolonged repetitive
November 25th, 2013
Everyone enjoying the good fall weather? Who would've thought we would still be seeing hot days! Now is the time that everyone is back into some kind of a routine with school starting but routine is definitely not good when it comes to exercising. You need to spice it up and keep your body guessing of what's next. Most people don't know that our muscles have memory of what has been