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Why is Powered by Movement an Out-Of-Network Clinic?

This is a question we get all the time - “Why are you out of network?” And we are glad you asked! Powered by Movement is an Out-Of-Network (OON) …

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3 Reasons Your Physical Therapy Clinic Should Have a Barbell

“Traditionally”, physical therapy clinics have resistance bands, balance pads, tables, and a few machines like a bike or leg press. However, we …

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3 Simple Tips to Eliminate Knee Pain with Running

Knee pain is the number one injury that sidelines runners. Specifically, most runners experience nagging pain in the front of their knees. With the …

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Variable Stressors Can Contribute to Your Pain Problem

Our body cannot always tell the difference between physical, emotional, or physiological stressors. While some stress causes good responses (like …

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Add 5 Years to your Life with Simple Lifestyle Changes

Practicing healthy lifestyle factors is something we talk about a lot, and for good reason. This article published in August 2022 found you can live…

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Direct Access to Physical Therapy Services in Missouri

2023 was FINALLY the year that Missouri granted direct access to physical therapy services. It is about time! The access is still limited (annoying,…

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Is It Safe To Exercise While Pregnant? Exercise Considerations and Modifications

Let’s make one thing clear: exercise is safe and encouraged during pregnancy for all women without contraindications. This includes women who are …

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Postpartum Return to Running

Is your pelvic floor ready to return to running? At PXM we follow guidelines set forth by Goom, Donnelly & Brockwell - all sport and pelvic health …

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3 Reasons Mothers Need Physical Therapy

Today, we want to share information that can improve the quality of life for our favorite women, mothers. Published earlier this year to the …

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Exercise Is Medicine!

This study looked at the link between physical activity, cardiovascular health, and depression in over 1 million people. Those diagnosed with …

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Fueling Your Body for CrossFit

One thing we can all agree on is that CrossFit is HARD. When training intensely, you need to fuel your body appropriately. Very commonly, …

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It band

IT Band Syndrome: It's Not Tightness!

IT Band Syndrome is a very commonly diagnosed ailment in runners and active adults. If pain presents on the outside of your hip, thigh or knee. The …

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Vigorous Physical Activity: Some is Better Than None

In this 2023 article, data was collected from 25,241 "non exerciser" participants for 16 hours per day, 3 days per week. Researchers tracked …

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Exercise vs. Anti-Inflammatory Medications for Pain Relief

For pain relief, there is no difference between exercise and non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) at 4, 8, or 24 weeks after injury. Yes,…

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Lack of Upper Back Mobility May Be Causing Your Shoulder Pain

The thoracic spine makes up the upper middle portion of your back and is responsible for most of your spinal rotation. Your thoracic spine moves …

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Pain and Sleep: 4 Tips to Improve Sleep & Get Out of Pain

Sleep problems and increased pain sensitivity go hand in hand. When we are in pain, it may make it difficult to fall asleep or to get in a …

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Do I Need an MRI for Low Back Pain?

Two questions we get all the time are: Do you think I need an MRI? Should I wait to start physical therapy until I get an MRI of my low back? …

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6 Signs You Need to See A Physical Therapist

If you have a body, you are an athlete. That is our mantra at Powered by Movement, and we help you keep moving to live your healthiest, pain-free …

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5 Ways to Improve Shoulder Mobility at Home

Getting that pinching pain when you reach overhead? Or maybe pain in your shoulder when you wake up in the morning? Shoulder pain can often stem …

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Stop Stretching for Mobility: Improve Eccentric Strength Instead

Eccentric strengthening is the new stretching.We talk a lot about flexibility versus mobility. Flexibility is the ability to move through a specific …

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The Best Warmup Routine for Runners

Beautiful weather and fresh fall air have arrived, so there’s no time to waste with a warm up… right?! Although not very exciting, a proper warmup …

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Can I Improve My Fitness Exercising On Weekends Only?

Are you a weekend warrior?  We get it, the weekdays get busy with family, school and work. Often the weekends are the only time we can …

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Distance Running Does Not Affect Knee Cartilage

For many years we have heard people say “Running is bad for your knees.” Based on current evidence, we know that to be absolutely not true. Even …

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There's No Need For Meniscus Surgery

Your meniscus is the cartilage in your knee joint that provides cushioning, support and lubrication for movement. Traditionally, people with …

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PEACE & LOVE For Injury Healing

A recent article proposed the idea that higher levels of early inflammation may protect from development of chronic pain. We’ve been seeing a shift…

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