Category Archives: Health and Wellness

18 Aug, 2017

Posture up for Prevention!

Technology has developed incredible ways to make things quick, convenient, and comfortable.  Comfort at home, comfort in the car, and comfort at work.  Most of which involves sitting.  Sitting is one of the biggest factors that creates postural problems.  When you think about the things we work on, they are pretty much right in front

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7 Jun, 2017

Six Easy Steps to Less Pain and More Energy

Do you sometimes feel sluggish, tired, achy, sore, or have low energy? Those could be signs that a daily routine of sitting for long hours in your car, at your desk, or at home watching TV is starting to wear your body down. Your body is meant to move, so the unnatural act of sitting

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2 Jun, 2017

Why Physical Therapy should be on your Annual Check-up List

Many people go to their doctor once a year for a physical. However, this physical by your primary care physician is not specifically catered to your musculoskeletal system. That’s why you need an annual physical therapy check-up. Your body is constantly changing and adapting and as a result, aberrant movements and compensatory patterns surface that

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12 May, 2017

How to walk better

You may be asking, “isn’t there just one way to walk?”  Not much to think about.  But on the contrary, it’s important HOW you walk for hip, knee, back, and leg pain.  Walking is often the best medicine. Learning to walk properly is a big part of the rehabilitation of knee and hip pain. Here are

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12 May, 2017

How to Be Healthier, Stronger and More Active

When you get right down to it, health doesn’t have anything to do with looking like a supermodel; it’s really about having a body whose every system is in good working order. The great news is that you have more control over everything happening in your body — from your circulation to your breathing and stress

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11 May, 2017

Squat Form Check

The Squat is a full body compound exercise and works the whole body.  Often our patients will learn proper squat form during their physical therapy treatment. Squat Form 101 Your build determines how proper Squat form looks like for you. The wider your shoulders are, the wider your grip should be and you should not have

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2 Feb, 2017

Are Aches and Pains Ruining Your Day? Discover Why You Hurt and How You Can Lessen the Pain

As people age, many develop aches and pains that become progressively worse and begin to interfere with their normal work requirements, daily activities and even healthy sleep patterns. In many cases these aches and pains are worse upon awakening in the morning and ease as the person arises and begins to move about. Although this

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12 Dec, 2016

The Amazing Benefits of Stretching

  Everyone knows that exercise is a part of healthy living, but do you consider a stretching routine part of your exercise program, or as an afterthought that gets done if “time permits?” Since no one ever has enough time, you may want to reconsider how you view exercise, as there are so many benefits

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15 Nov, 2016

7 Tips on How to Stay Active at Work

We’ve all heard that sitting is the next smoking…but sadly, there is more truth to that than we’d care to admit.  Having a career where you’re in front of a computer most of the day naturally keeps you from moving. The less you are active, the more you will experience fatigue and stiffness, both mentally and

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