If you’re even a casual sports fan you’re likely very familiar with the dreaded ACL tear that will end an athlete’s season. But what if there was a program that you could take part in that would help lower your chances of serious injury? A physical therapist might not be your first thought of someone to call for help, but we’re leading the charge on ACL injury prevention.
Do you ever find that you have frequent headaches when you get stressed? Have you ever wondered why this happens? Tension headaches are typically the type of headaches that occur with stress. The pain from these headaches is frequently felt in the back and/or sides of the head, often spreading to the eye. Most people treat this type of pain with medication, but is this the best solution to address the underlying problem?
One of the most prevalent contributing factors to stress or tension headaches is Read More
“You need to exercise and lose 10lbs.” This is often the dreaded feedback from medical practitioners to people who have pain in their joints. Whether it is in the knees, hips, ankle, back or shoulder, none of us really want to exercise through pain. If you think about it, this makes perfect sense anyway.
People everywhere are experiencing the transformative effect physical therapy can have on their daily lives. In fact, as experts in the way the body moves, physical therapists help people of all ages and abilities reduce pain, improve or restore mobility, and stay active and fit throughout life. But there are some common misconceptions that often discourage people from visiting a physical therapist.
Did your New Years resolution have you making donations to your health club last year? Have you made a New Year’s resolution yet for this year? Well guess what? Three out of the top ten most common New Year’s Resolutions are regarding health, weight loss, and exercise. Unfortunately, these well-meaning goals are often broken after a few months
Several times I have seen athletes, bodybuilders, military personnel, and even the weekend warriors for injuries related to one of the most popular exercises in the gym… The Squat!!!
With so many variations on how different people do the squat, one must ask, “What is the correct way to do it?Read More