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Category: Swimming

Jul 7, 2022

This Summer Make Your Pool a Health Spa!

Have Fun and Get in Shape! Happy Independence Day! This summer try to think of your pleasure puddle in different light…a health spa! It may very well be the exercise of choice for many people. Many have discovered the benefits of moving their limbs in the warm water of a home pool following knee or […]

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Jun 6, 2016

This Summer, Make Your Pool a Health Spa

This Summer Make Your Pool a Health Spa! Have Fun and Get in Shape!  Enjoy the recent Memorial Day Weekend heat wave by getting in the pool! Each summer in Northeastern Pennsylvania people open their pools for fun in the sun. However, this summer I urge you to look at your pleasure puddle in different […]

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Jul 13, 2015

Swimmer's Shoulder: Part 2 of 2

Swimmer's Shoulder: Part 2 of 2 Last week, guest columnist, Dr. Gary Mattingly, anatomy professor at the University of Scranton, described the problem of “swimmer’s shoulder” … “inflammation of part of the rotator cuff, a group of muscles that stabilize the shoulder passes between the arm bone (humerus) and a bone in the back (scapula). […]

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Jul 6, 2015

Swimmer's Shoulder: Part 1 of 2

It’s summer time! 4th of July weekend is a great time to enjoy the water. Whether your swimming laps for exercise or competition, be careful not to overdo it and injure your shoulder. While there are many different types of shoulder problems, one is specific to the sport of swimming called “swimmer’s shoulder”. The Shoulder […]

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Aug 8, 2011

Swimmer’s Shoulder: Part 2 of 2

Guest Columnist: Dr. Gary Mattingly 2nd of 2 columns on Swimmer’s Shoulder Last week, Dr. Gary Mattingly, local physical therapist and anatomy professor at the University of Scranton, Department of Physical Therapy introduced shoulder problems in swimmers. He defined “swimmer’s shoulder” as follows: “Part of the rotator cuff, a group of muscles that stabilize the […]

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Aug 1, 2011

Swimmer's Shoulder: Part 1 of 2

Guest Columnist: Dr. Gary Mattingly 1st of 2 Columns on Swimmer's Shoulder Enjoy your pool during this heat wave, but don’t overdo it and get “swimmer’s shoulder. Gary Mattingly, PT, PhD. Dr. Mattingly is a professor of anatomy at the University of Scranton, Department of Physical Therapy. He has dedicated most of his professional life […]

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Jul 25, 2011

Make your Pool a Summer Health Spa

Enjoy the recent heat wave by getting in the pool! Each summer in Northeastern Pennsylvania people open their pools for fun in the sun. However, this summer I urge you to look at your pleasure puddle in different light…a health spa! It may very well be the exercise of choice for many people. Many have […]

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Jun 29, 2009

Make Your Pool a Health Spa: Have Fun and Get in Shape

Most doctors recommend some form of exercise with arthritis. Pain and fatigue are the most limiting factors for the person with arthritis. Pool exercise may be the answer.

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May 7, 2009

Treating and Preventing Eating Disorders in Athletes: Part 3

Eating disorders among athletes is not uncommon, especially in the female athlete. This is the third of three columns on this topic. Athletes with eating disorders need referral to a health care professional.

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May 7, 2009

Common Eating Disorders In Athletes: Part 2

Eating disorders are becoming epidemic in athletes. This is the second of three columns addressing this topic.

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