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Physical therapy month celebrates healthy lifestyle
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The Effingham County Board of Commissioners proclaimed October as National Physical Therapy Month on Oct. 19. This year Spine & Sport in conjunction with APTA for Physical Therapy Month is joining the fight against obesity.

The Effingham County commissioner encourages an active and healthy lifestyle. The board urges all citizens to join in a national effort to raise health and fitness awareness. Spine & Sport requested the proclamation and strives to educate the community on the importance of fitness.

On Oct. 15, Spine & Sport lead South Effingham Middle School students in a fitness program to help them learn new and fun exercises.

Spine & Sport is a company which offers physical therapy, personal training and weight management programs. Their physical therapists include board certified clinical specialists and/or advanced certifications in the treatment of spinal pathology.

The business is open 7 a.m.-8 p.m., offers easy to schedule appointments, has state of the art facilities at convenient locations in Effingham and Wilmington Island (with Richmond Hill opening January 2008), accepts all insurance plans and has a self pay rate for those without insurance. Their personal trainers are college graduates who are certified by accredited personal training associations. The hours are based on client convenience.

For more information about Spine & Sport visit their Web site at