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Hi everyone! Dr. Liz here- thanks for tuning in to my very first blog. True story- I’ve never written a blog so the fact that you’re still reading right now is pretty cool. I’m the newest PT on the NPT HealthWorks team, and joined in sept of 2018. Over the course of my blogs, you’ll […]

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5 Tips for Keeping Your Voice Healthy

What is Vocal Hygiene?  Vocal Hygiene refers to daily behaviors and good habits that help to maintain the health of your vocal folds. These include eliminating inappropriate vocal habits and situations that place unnecessary wear and tear on the voice and common sense behaviors which contribute to efficient voice production and overall vocal health. The […]

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Holiday Happiness or Holiday Blues?

The holiday season is often a time of joy and happiness.  We spend time with those we love, attend events which promote the spirit of the season, and give thanks for the things in our lives which truly matter.  It can also be a time of increased sadness or anxiety.  We often miss those who […]

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The Journey to Ironman

I recently completed my first full Ironman at Mont-Tremblant this past August. It was a 3 year journey, starting with a self-discovery trip to northern Italy where I first read Finding Ultra by Rich Roll while drinking red wine and crushing prosciutto and cheese. At the time, I was feeling a bit lost, overweight, and mentally […]

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The Path to Health & Wellness

The first half of my life I didn’t take very good care of myself. I abused, neglected and disrespected my body and mind. By the time I’d reached my early 30’s, I’d endured a series of bad relationships, had low self esteem and struggled with anxiety and depression, which plagued me since childhood. I was self […]

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Hotel Room Workout

Run through these simple exercises 10 repetitions each, as many times through as you can comfortably up to 10x. 1. Squat with overhead lift – 10X 2. Push-up – 10X 3. Jumping jacks – 30-60 sec 4. Lateral lunge – 10X 5. Plank – 60 seconds  6. High knees – 60 sec 7. Bridges – […]

Staying Healthy While Traveling – Tips from Dr. Kim

Hi everyone, Since this is my first blog post, I’ll introduce myself – I’ve been a physical therapist for about 5-6 years now and have spent a good amount of time doing travel physical therapy. In between contract work, I’d always take time off to travel the country and the world. Traveling is one of […]