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Joe Tatta: Cervical Herniated Disc & Stretching

Joe Tatta: Cervical Herniated Disc & Stretching

This is Joe Tatta, Physical Therapist, helping you to move towards better health. Today, I’m talking to you about the Cervical Spine. Here’s a mistake people make when it comes to treating their own cervical pain. A lot of people get tightness or the sensation of tightness on one side of their neck. If it’s just muscle…
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3 Tips: Sitting, Neck Pain and Posture

3 Tips: Sitting, Neck Pain and Posture

This is Joe Tatta, Physical Therapist, helping you to move towards better health. Today, I am going to give you a quick ergonomic assessment that you can take with you to your workplace to prevent pain. I would like to give you a couple of basic tips. Tip #1: When sitting in your chair, sit as far…
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Sit Less and Heal Your Back

Sit Less and Heal Your Back

Hi. This is Joe Tatta, Physical Therapist., helping you to move towards better health. In today’s video, I’ll be talking about three (3) exercises you can do to Sit Less and Heal Your Back. Don’t be surprised. The average American sits anywhere between twelve (12) and eighteen (18) hours a day; once you take everyday things…
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Vitamin D, Back Pain & Depression

Vitamin D, Back Pain & Depression

Hi. This is Joe Tatta, Physical Therapist., helping you to move towards better health. Today, I’m coming at you from Hudson River Park in New York City. The sun is shining and I’m out here today because I want to talk to you about the one vitamin that’s difficult for us to get from our food.…
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Transitioning to Running Shoes

Transitioning to Running Shoes

Hi. This is Joe Tatta, Physical Therapist, helping you to move towards better health. Today we are talking about transitioning to a minimalist running sneaker. When you running a shoe like this, you are supposed to have a different gate pattern or a different running pattern. Your traditional sneaker has a “rise”. The “rise” is…
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Exercises to Heal Tennis or Golfer’s Elbow

Exercises to Heal Tennis or Golfer’s Elbow

Hi This is Joe Tatta, Physical Therapist, helping you to move towards better health. Today we are talking about lateral – medial epicondylitis. The challenge with medial – lateral epicondylitis is that the tendon heals either very poorly or heals very slowly. So the thing you want to do to strengthen that tendon is called Eccentric…
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Food That Fight Pain

Food That Fight Pain

As a physical therapist pain and inflammation is something I deal with daily. Inflammation can be caused by both mechanical and chemical factors. Did you know certain foods can help alleviate pain and inflammation? Check out this article in Psychology Today written by my friend Dr. Susane Albers: http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/comfort-cravings/201404/foods-help-ease-emotional-eating-pain To your health, Joe Tatta, PC, OCS,…
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Alcohol, Arthritis and Athletes

Alcohol, Arthritis and Athletes

Osteoarthritis is the most common musculoskeletal problem. If you are obese, diabetic, or have hypermobile joints, you may be at risk for developing this condition. We often see images of heroic finishes and big games where champions are drinking up in celebration. That’s a once in a lifetime event. But how many of our adult…
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