IN THE REHAB ZONE

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Prevent ACL or Hamstring Injuries, Share a Holiday Recipe

December already? Where did the year go? It has been quite a busy one, and everyone at the office is grateful for all of our clients, but I’m going to go a little off script here in terms of counting our blessings so that I can mention something not very “holidayish.” Likewise, I should also …

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What Does Capitol Rehab Do? How Our Rehab Sequence Works

I was recently asked “Who is Capitol Rehab’s competition?” The question caught me off guard because I guess I never think of health care as a “competition sport.”  The question made me think about “what does Capitol Rehab do” to improve our clients’ overall wellness. It occurred to me that we are definitely different from …

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Dr. Hatch at the start of the Marine Corps Marathon

How I Managed at the Marine Corps Marathon

Hard to believe, but it has already been about five years since I started working at Capitol Rehab of Arlington. That also marks around the time since I started running. I’ve run a lot of 5Ks since then and even a few half-marathons, but who knew in that short space of time, I’d end up running …

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Bridging The Gap Between Rehabilitation and Exercise

If you haven’t heard already, Capitol Rehab of Arlington is offering a new program for patients, and it is aimed at getting people back to their daily routines after finishing physical therapy or chiropractic care. Physical Therapist Gina Hahn has taken the lead in developing our six-week “Intro To Strength Training,” a program that serves …

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Six-Week Series: Functional Training Classes at Capitol Rehab of Arlington

Editor’s Note: Physical therapist Gina Hahn is offering a series of six one-hour classes to get rehab patients from feeling better to sustained physical activity. The program introduces patients to the six functional movement patterns — squat, lunge, hinge, push, pull, carry — that all human bodies perform daily so that people completing rehab can …

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Back to School: Get Into the School-Year Routines

Wow, does it feel like the summer just flew by? Although I can’t believe it’s already the start of the school year, I am eager for the fall to arrive, when the kids return to their school-year routines, and the rest of us are able to resume a little more normalcy. The September newsletter is …

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