Archive for October 2016

Are you Self-Diagnosing?

Dr. Google & Self Diagnosis: “Googling your symptoms is the fastest way to convincing yourself you are sicker than you really are.  It can be downright overwhelming.”  -Dr. Matt Fontaine Are you putting your health at risk? In the age of WebMD, anyone can simply type symptoms into Google and receive an overwhelming amount of…

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How to talk with your doctor

In the age of WebMD, the average American has more and faster access to medical and healthcare related information than ever before. By simply typing symptoms into Google’s search bar, the internet provides an overwhelming amount of information. After a bit of research on a condition, many patients feel they know almost as much about…

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The Three Pillars to Resolve Your Muscle and Joint Pain

“THE MOST COMMON PATTERN OF MOVEMENT DYSFUNCTION WE SEE IN RUNNERS AND ATHLETES IN GENERAL IS POOR MOVEMENT, A LACK OF STABILITY & MOBILITY AND MOTOR CONTROL, RESULTING IN REPETITIVE MOTION INJURIES AND JOINT PAIN SYNDROMES” -DR. MATT FONTAINE The key to effectively resolving many acute and chronic muscle and joint pain syndromes that plague…

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Frequently Asked Questions

What are your Office Hours?   Monday 11:00 am-6:30 pm Tuesday:  7:30 am-12:00 pm     2:00pm-6:00 pm Wednesday:  7:30 am-12:00 pm   Thursday: 7:30 am-12:00 pm     2:00pm-6:00 pm Friday:  7:30 am- 1:00 pm     What if I need to cancel or reschedule my appointment?   Our office requires a 24 hour notice for all cancellations and rescheduled appointments.  This allows us…

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FAQ’s for the Patient

The following are some topics that frequently come up in our clinic. A quick note on over the phone consults or email inquiries We live in a world controlled by technology and people want their information faster.  Email and social media play a big role in how we communicate and the technology can help us…

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How to Setup Your Computer Workstation

by Dr. Matt Fontaine Ease poor posture by setting up your computer properly. Computer related posture is often a major culprit in generating neck and upper back pain, tension and headache. To avoid looking like the guy in the picture, better known as “Computer Guy” or Girl, review the PDF file below which details the…

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ACTIVE RELEASE TECHNIQUE…Train Better. Get what the PROS GET.

ACTIVE RELEASE TECHNIQUE Active Release Techniques® (ART) is one of the fastest growing treatment methods in sports rehab and physical medicine practices today.  With the ability to treat injuries quickly and effectively, athletes all over the world have incorporated ART into their training regimens. “All Athletes and Weekend Warriors Have One Thing In Common… Soft…

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The Story of Pain

“We have seen the pro athlete, and the weekend warrior.  And it often takes too long to recover from injury.  Making matters worse, many just press on without really healing.  We know it is not about us…you have pain…and we know how to fix it.” -Dr. Matt Fontaine   If you are like many we…

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