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Nasal breathing

Nasal Breathing: Not just for yogi’s!

  • by Zac
  • 15th August 2019

Here at Cohen Health and Performance, we often work on nasal breathing with our clients. Why in the world would be doing that? After all, we are physical therapists. Aren’t we just supposed to be strengthening, stretching, and doing things like that? Feeling better and performing at your best extends far beyond these classic approaches to rehab.

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Yoga girl stretch

Are you mobile or are you flexible?

  • by Zac
  • 3rd June 2019

I’m sure this is not a question you get asked a lot and you may be asking yourself, “what is the difference?” Well, I’m glad you asked! Flexibility is like the gas tank in your car and mobility is the gas that fills that tank.

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Olympic female runners

What Can You Learn from the World's Best Runners?

  • by Zac
  • 13th May 2019

Even the world’s most competitive athletes need help building better training habits!

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functional training group pic

What is functional training?

  • by Zac
  • 7th March 2019

“This is a functional exercise.”……“This is functional training.”
 
How many times have you heard this? Have you ever wondered what is meant by “functional”? What does “functional” even mean for you?  

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Snow shoveler

Easy Ways to Decrease Your Risk of Snow Shoveling Injuries

  • by Zac
  • 30th January 2019

Physical therapy clinics throughout Bethesda and other areas like this are now crowded with people that have injured themselves shoveling snow. Back injuries are the most commonly injured area when shoveling however many other areas can become irritated as well. Why does this so commonly occur?
 

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Woman lifting guy overhead

Can You Shoulder the Load?

  • by Zac
  • 8th January 2019

If you are reading this, you likely are already aware of some of your shoulder mobility limitations. These limitations may affect your ability to overhead press in the weight room, serve on the tennis court, or swim. Perhaps you have been working on these limitations but have seen little improvement. A joint's mobility will be limited for a reason. What reason could that be?...

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