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Exercise Essentials Try these simple exercises to help keep you loose and pain-free... Share this with a friend or family member to help keep them healthy, too!

Imporves Balance

Stretches Hips

BALANCE | ANKLE STRATEGY Stand with good posture. Sway backwards and for- wards keeping your knees and hips straight. Maintain your balance by using your ankles. Sway for 30 sec- onds. Rest. Repeat 5 times.

HIP ADDUCTOR STRETCH Improve the strength and coordination of your hip muscles. Begin in the side lunge position as shown. Your leg should be out to the side and slightly behind you, both feet flat on the floor. Keeping your back straight, lunge deeper to the side until you feel a stretch along the inside of your leg. hold for ten seconds and repeat three times on each leg.

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

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 Physical Therapy Specialties today. Pass along this newsletter or have them call us directly for a Physical Therapy Consultation.

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