What is a Home Exercise Program (HEP)? A home exercise program (HEP) is a series of exercises that patients complete at home to maintain strength and increase therapeutic gains. Home exercises are designed to be practical, accessible and feasible so that patients can maximize efforts without instruction. Home exercise programs (HEP) are given to all
Learn about what the benefits are for foam rolling specifically for your hips! As well as how to do it.
The most common symptom of plantar fasciitis is stabbing or sharp pain in the heel or bottom of the foot and/or having increased difficulty when taking steps early in the morning or after prolonged sitting. Learn about it and what you can do to heal it!
Golfers have unique needs and demands that must be addressed when designing a strength and conditioning program. Efficient and powerful swing mechanics are developed through a combination of factors such as hip-shoulder separation, linear and rotational power, and core stability. Power is developed from the lower body, transferred through the core, and dissipated through the
Flexibility is the most important training tool you can use to improve your golf swing. A successful swing is defined by the relationship of shoulder to hip rotation. Stiff shoulders, tight hips, and stubborn hamstrings do little in helping you achieve an ideal swing. Lack of flexibility can also limit your distance off the tee,
Golf Warm-Up: 5 exercises to help you get back to the swing of things We all know that it’s important to properly warm-up prior to exercise or activity, but so many people don’t before they golf. Which is probably why we see a lot of golf injuries, specifically lower backs. The golf swing is very
Yardwork and gardening should produce tasty fruits and vegetables or beautiful flowers and plants, not body aches and pains! Yardwork is exercise and to adequately prepare your body and prevent injuries, a proper warmup should be done. The key is to warm-up before & stretch after! There are two types of activities included in our
Did you know that prolonged sitting can shorten your hamstrings and hip flexors, contribute to neck and low back pain, and even diminish core strength? The last couple of weeks brought big changes for many individuals, as we’re spending all of our time at home. Now more than ever people are working from home. Take a
Ever Heard of PWR!MOVES? No? Well, It’s Time You Did and Here’s Why! PWR! stands for Parkinson’s Wellness Recovery. It’s pronounced “POWER!” And it’s a modern rehab approach to help people who have, you guessed it, Parkinson’s Disease. What we hear out there about Parkinson’s tends to be some pretty scary, depressing stuff. Even people
We are spending more time on devices and it’s wreaking havoc on our bodies. Learn about text neck and how physical therapy can help! What is Text Neck? Text Neck is a repetitive stress injury to the neck caused by holding your head in a forward and downward position for extended periods of time, typically while