Best Sleeping Position for a “Grinch-less” Holiday

During the Holiday Season we all want to be at our best. Whether we’re decking the halls with boughs of holly (fa-la-la-la-la, la-la-la-la), or you’re going to a birthday party at the home of Farmer Gray, so you can have a perfect ending of a perfect day, getting a good night sleep is always a…

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How to Enjoy Holiday Decorating Without a Headache

Having a headache during the “most wonderful time of the year” can become annoying… It happens every year.  Nat King Cole and Sinatra Christmas songs are on the radio, the smell of cinnamon laced pine cones and ginger bread at the grocery store, and before you know it, “It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas…” You…

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The Number 1 Thing (You’re Likely Not Doing) To Rehab Your Injury at Home

If you’ve ever had an injury, there’s a good chance you know about the RICE formula.  It’s all over the internet.  For those of you who don’t know, it’s an acronym for Rest, Ice, Compression, Elevation.   It’s sort of the “go-to” guidelines when you get injured.   Speaking of injury… So there I was,…

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3 Tips To A “Headache Free” Holiday

Happy Thanksgiving everyone!   Thanksgiving is one of my favorite times of the year. It combines two of my favorite things…Food and family.  The smells of food bring back so many memories, especially of a time when there was no calorie limit on how much to eat.  I love to be around all of the…

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How I Became a Physical Therapist

  I have always believed that my life experiences would guide me to what I would choose for a profession…I just didn’t think it would happen after a singular event.     I was part of a great junior high baseball team. We had pitching, hitting, speed. We had it all. We ended up winning…

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Welcome Post

Welcome to the Fenix Physical Therapy & Performance (Fenix PTP) Blog! My name is Austin Fair, and I am a physical therapist. I recently opened Fenix PTP in the Gilbert/Queen Creek, Arizona area, and I can’t wait to meet you. I help people aged 30-60 get out of pain, move better, perform better, and avoid…

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