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Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Symptoms

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What is PTSD? Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a mental health condition that’s triggered by a terrifying event — either experiencing it or witnessing it. Symptoms may include flashbacks, nightmares and severe anxiety, as well as uncontrollable thoughts about the event. Most people who go through traumatic events may have temporary difficulty adjusting and coping, but with time and good …

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The Beauty of Boredom

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How shelter in place may help our children find their creativity again In the past week, my usually sunny attitude and optimism started to wane. As the fallout from the COVID-19 crisis continues to escalate, I am finding it more and more difficult to remain patient. Like so many Americans, I am ready to go back to the job I …

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Wait . . . Doesn’t Insurance Pay for That?

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One of the most frequently asked questions since announcing my clinic concept has been: why don’t you accept insurance? Deciding not to accept insurance came with a lot of thought. It was not meant to be a political statement or to make life easier on our staff. I frequently reflect on my time spent as a physical therapy tech before …

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What does Wellness mean to you?

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Wellness is the latest buzzword for quality of life and healthcare. Magazine covers at the checkout stand repeat the phrase over and over. Yet when I told people I was opening a wellness center, I quickly learned that “wellness” means something different to everyone. As a result, no one had a clue what I would be doing. So let’s start …