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Exercise Essentials

Try these exercises to help maintain a healthy back and spine

Good stretch if you sit at a computer all day

Good stretch to help your lower back

LOWER TRUNK ROTATIONS Lying on your back with your knees bent, gently rock your knees side-to-side. Perform this 10- 15 times in each direction.

ALTERNATING ARM & LEG LIFTS Start on hands and knees, hips and shoulders at 90°. Lift one arm straight out in front. At the same time, lift opposite leg straight back. Repeat 8 times on both sides. Hold for 3 seconds.

Always consult your physical therapist or physician before starting exercises you are unsure of doing.

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Who do you know that needs our help?

Refer a Friend Do You Have Friends or Family Unable to Do The Following? 9 Move without pain 9 Bend and move freely

9 Balance confidently and securely 9 Sit for long periods comfortably 9 Walk for long distances 9 Live an active and healthy lifestyle

If you know someone suffering with aches and pains give the gift of health. Refer them to Repsher & Associates Physical Therapy today. Pass along this newsletter or have them call us directly for a FREE Pain or Injury Assessment.

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