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Allison Schmidt

Licensed Physical Therapist, PT, DPT // EW Pilates Instructor // EW Yoga Instructor // LSVT – Big Certification // Credentialed APTA Clinical Instructor // EW Motion Therapy Homewood

Physical Therapy | Balance

By: Allison Schmidt
January 27th, 2023

If you’ve been to a zoo or watched a nature documentary, you’ve probably seen flamingos. Besides being a beautiful shade of pink, these birds are also known for their unusual resting position: they often stand balancing on one leg. There are a few theories about why they do this, including one study that showed it conserves body heat. But whatever reason they do it, it is a fun behavior for humans to try and imitate. Standing on one leg for a while is an interesting skill, but you may not realize it is necessary for healthy movement. 

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By: Allison Schmidt
October 18th, 2021

If you’re anything like me, when you make dinner plans with friends, and you decide to go to a new restaurant, you are that person who researches the menu before you go. Whenever you buy anything on Amazon, you read every possible review you can before you click “add to cart.” If you enjoy researching new things before starting or buying, then you have come to the right place.