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Chiron Salutes the Heroes

April 6th, 2020

We saw this sign outside one of our local healthcare facilities (Encompass Health Rehab Hospital) and we couldn’t agree more. Chiron salutes the doctors and nurses, medical technicians and first responders, medical facilities’ support personnel and volunteers and of course mental health providers who are serving our communities across Northern Virginia and around the country

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Physical Therapy Deemed ESSENTIAL by Homeland Security

March 24th, 2020

The Department of Homeland Security has deemed physical therapists as essential critical infrastructure workforce as community based physical therapists assist in keeping people healthy. As our nation and local communities continue to come together to slow the spread of COVID-19, Chiron Physical Therapy remains open to play our role in helping flatten the curve by

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Let Hope Rise!

March 24th, 2020

Hope, love, kindness, empathy, grace … wins every time!!! By now you are probably on “information overload” regarding the COVID-19 pandemic. Trying to separate fact from fiction, truth from rumors and digest the latest information being communicated via tv, radio, internet and conversations in the neighborhood. It is all overwhelming, enables fear to grab a

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Do you Wake Up Feeling Achy? It could be your mattress!

March 20th, 2020

Imagine waking up, fully rested after 8 hours of sleep. As you gently awake, you move to sit up… only to be hit with an ache in your back. The aches in your shoulders and neck quickly follow as you move, but as you go to stand up, they are eclipsed by the dull ache

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3 Reasons Not to Skip Stretching After Exercising

March 10th, 2020

Don’t Just Get That Regular Exercise — Do Your Post-Workout Stretches, Too! There’s no doubt about it: Americans aren’t getting enough physical activity. Healthy adults should be making a point of getting at least 150 minutes of moderate physical activity every week. If you already know that you need to be more active, you may

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Could Your Back Pain Be Caused by a Herniated Disc?

February 20th, 2020

If you’ve been experiencing back pain, it just may be a herniated disc. A herniated disc can put extra pressure on the muscles and nerves around the spinal column. Symptoms may include, pain on one side of the body, pain that radiates to the arms or legs, aching, burning sensations in the affected area and

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Do You Suffer From Frequent Headaches? Physical Therapy Can Help!

February 6th, 2020

Headaches have the potential to destroy your plans for the day and interfere with your ability to accomplish tasks. Frequent headaches are the most common form of pain in the U.S., reports the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, a division of the National Institutes of Health. In fact, nine out of 10 adults

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Our Move is Postponed

January 28th, 2020

For the past 15 months, we have shared with you our excitement about moving to a new location and the progress that was occurring on a building we designed with YOU in mind. We have been so grateful and humbled by your support for the project, showing your enthusiasm during conversations in the clinic, at

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Frustrated by your chronic joint pain? See how physical therapy can help relieve arthritis pain.

January 15th, 2020

Do your joints hurt all the time? You just may have chronic joint pain. Call Chiron Physical Therapy today to schedule an appointment with one of our physical therapists. We’ll help alleviate your joint pain. What Is Chronic Joint Pain? Joint pain can occur in any part of the joint, including the muscles, tendons, bone,

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What are the benefits of pre and post-surgical rehab? Why you should consider speaking with a physical therapist before your upcoming surgery.

January 5th, 2020

Surgery is a traumatic experience—even in the best of circumstances. Making the decision to undergo surgery for a torn muscle or tendon means accepting putting your body in the hands of another individual to repair what is broken, and accepting that the process will leave you weaker before it allows you to become stronger. Surgery

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