By Valerie Boyle Valerie is a physical therapist at Comprehensive Physical Therapy Center in Chapel Hill. A local Chapel Hillian, Valerie has a Doctorate of PT from Elon University, is a UNC enthusiast, a wife of a soccer coach and is the mom of a toddler.
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    Overcoming Knee Pain

    April 1, 2014 at 10:12 am

    With warmer weather right around the corner and the overwhelming feeling to get outside, don’t let a little knee pain stop you! There can be many reasons for knee pain that does not involve the ligaments or meniscus inside the joint. Some of the commons causes are: • Patella tracking dysfunction: the kneecap does not […]

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    Let’s Go Heels: Treating Plantar Fasciitis

    February 25, 2014 at 11:35 am

    Does your foot or heel hurt with the first couple steps in the morning? What about after standing or walking for a long time? Chances are you have plantar fasciitis and physical therapy can help! Plantar Fasciitis is the most common foot condition treated by healthcare providers, and an estimated 2 million Americans will suffer […]

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    Where is your core?

    September 13, 2013 at 6:04 am

    The term ‘core’ is bounced around in physical therapy, athletic training, personal training, yoga, Pilates, and every fitness magazine out there.

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    Do I Need Physical Therapy?

    August 26, 2013 at 5:13 am

    Physical therapy covers so much more than the average person is aware of, from ankle sprains to headaches to neurological disorders.