Physical Therapy

Gift Yourself a Healthy Lifestyle This Holiday Season

With a shortened holiday season and too much stress associated with it, instead of writing out a Christmas or Hanukkah gift list this year, I’d like to suggest you create a “healthy lifestyle checklist.” Sure, you’re probably going to have to buy a few gifts for family and friends, but really, what’s better than giving …

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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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Medical Cupping Now Offered at Capitol Rehab of Arlington

Capitol Rehab of Arlington is pleased to announce a new service that we will offer to our clients, a special skin-level healing treatment called “cupping.” Cupping gained national attention during the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro when Michael Phelps showed up to complete in the 4×100 meter relay with unusual, circular, purple bruises. It …

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Why Sitting Is the New Smoking: An Interactive Event for National Physical Therapy Month

It’s National Physical Therapy Month. Why are you still sitting there? Get up and move like your health depends on it. Join the physical therapists at Capitol Rehab of Arlington at a free movement assessment and exercise demonstration that will shock and amaze! Desk jockeys, get the pros and cons of sitting vs. standing workstations. How’s your posture? What’s the …

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Staff Spotlight: Q&A With Physical Therapist Gina Hahn

Editor’s Note: In the interest of introducing patients to Capitol Rehab staff whom they may not know, we run an occasional series that puts our team members in the spotlight. Gina Hahn is the newest physical therapist at Capitol Rehab of Arlington. Coming to Virginia after receiving her doctorate in physical therapy at George Washington University, Gina specializes …

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Why Do So Many Young Athletes Get Injured?

It’s no secret that young athletes get injured more these days than their parents did playing sports as youths. And it should be no real surprise why. One of the biggest differences between children’s sporting experiences nowadays and their parents’ play at a young age is the prevalence of single-sport specialization. Parents today are under significant pressure for …

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