Coughing, Choking, Trouble Swallowing? There May Be Help for You!

What is dysphagia?                       Have you noticed that you are experiencing new difficulty with coughing, choking or changes in your voice quality when you eat or drink or take your medications? Difficulty swallowing is referred to as “dysphagia.”  Symptoms such as these, among others, are red flags indicating that food/drink might be entering the airway…

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Desk Job? Tips on Improving Your Workstation

Written by Adam Calonder, Partner, Director of Ergonomics. Is your workstation negatively impacting your health?  If you work a typical 40 hour work week you are spending 1/3rd of day, five days a week at your workstation.  This workstation may be causing you aches and pain that negatively affect your physical health and productivity along…

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What is Wellness, and How Do I Get There?

Written by Jon Biehl, Athletic Trainer Exercise and wellness is a topic widely discussed and debated. There are constantly “new and better” ways to exercise and diet that are promoted weekly. There are more health trackers like fit bits and health apps than ever before. Even with all the information and technology we have, exercise…

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Confessions of a Runner

Written by Molly Pilcher – Athletic Trainer It’s April and Track and Field season is officially underway. Along with crazy weather changes and long nights come many different running injuries. Being a collegiate track athlete myself, I have personally experienced the ups and downs of injured life. Coming to terms with an injury takes time.…

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Post-Partum Health and Fitness

Written by Kim Blackwell, PT Progressive Rehabilitation Associates, Coralwest After bringing your new bundle of joy home, you have plenty of things to keep you busy- night time feedings, diaper changes, baths, and of course, cuddling and getting to know your baby.   During this exciting, but often stressful time, remember to take time for your…

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A New Place to Call Home

Written by Scott Thoma, Partner, Clinic Manager, Tipton PRA PRA has had it’s roots in the community of Tipton going back to 1991 when we opened an office in a portion of a small brick building on the west side of town. As time went on, there was a need for additional staff and with…

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