Categories: Health and Wellness
Women’s Health – Finding a Cure for Pelvic Pain
Although both men and women have a pelvic floor and may experience pelvic floor dysfunction, it is something that can particularly affect women during pregnancy and after childbirth, as well as in times of increased stress or other life changes.
What is Physical Therapy and How Can It Help?
If you are like most people, you may have a vague idea of what physical therapy is, and why it is an important part of healthcare. What you may not know is that no matter what is going on in your life or with your health, physical therapy can most likely help!
Office Exercises to Keep You Moving & Help with Your New Year’s Resolutions
Prevention isn’t the word most often associated with physical therapy. In our line of work, most patients come to us citing pain as their major complaint, along with loss of function and movement. Likely they’re recovering from an injury or illness, rehabbing after surgery, or experiencing chronic pain. But did you know that physical therapy can actually prevent a number of problems before they become problems?
The (Many) Benefits of Seeing a Physical Therapist
Seeing your physical therapist first when you’ve got musculoskeletal pain is a no-brainer, for a multitude of reasons. You can get better faster, avoid surgery and opioids, save money, and more!
7 Daily Stretches to Keep Fans in the Game
Despite not being on the field, fans, like you, play a pivotal role in deciding the outcome of your favorite team’s game. The passion and energy of a team’s crowd is often the difference between winning and losing, which is why keeping fans in the game is so important.
Kick-Start Your Weight Loss With Metabolic Conditioning
Metabolic conditioning is an often used but little understood term that gets thrown around in the fitness industry. While metabolic conditioning is a real practice that can aid in weight loss, it unfortunately also gets used as a buzz word to sell products and services - usually from vendors who don’t understand what it actually is.
10 Quarantine Workouts You Can Do at Home
Recently, we've found ourselves in a world where even going to the gym can be risky. Yet, it's more important than ever to maintain your health. That's why we've worked with our physical therapists to put together some workouts you can do at home! Check them out here.
How to Keep Your New Year’s Resolution
Wondering how to keep your New Year’s resolution? You’re not alone. People around the world make New Year’s resolutions each year, but most fall off the wagon within a month. Yet, year after year, almost half of the US makes a resolution for the upcoming year.
Getting Race-Ready: A Runner’s Guide
It can take your muscles time to adjust to the stress of running. Take a day or two off if you need it. It’s important to try to hit training program targets before race day, but don’t ignore warning signs and injure yourself. Recovery isn’t a break from training – it’s part of it. If you can’t bring yourself to take a day off altogether, cross-train on the elliptical or bike to give your legs a break.
Physical Therapy Exercises for Lung Health
Breathing is one of the most important processes that the human body performs. Breathing is the body’s way of facilitating gas exchanges that allow cellular respiration to occur, primarily by bringing oxygen into the body and flushing carbon dioxide out of the body. To put it simply – without the breathing process, the human body cannot sustain life.