Category: Health & Wellness

Active Jan15th 2020

Do you sit at a desk most of the day? Here’s how to stay active during the 9-5!

If we were the betting type, we’d guess most of the people reading this are sitting down right now. It’s not a wild stretch of the imagination—most Americans spend around 12 hours per day sitting. Unfortunately, this kind of excessive sedentary behavior has been linked with an increased risk for chronic disease and early death.

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pre and post-surgical rehab Jan5th 2020

What are the benefits of pre and post-surgical rehab? Why you should consider speaking with a physical therapist before your upcoming surgery.

Surgery is a traumatic experience—even in the best of circumstances. Making the decision to undergo surgery for a torn muscle or tendon means accepting putting your body in the hands of another individual to repair what is broken, and accepting that the process will leave you weaker before it allows you to become stronger. Surgery

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Dec5th 2019

Do you wake up feeling achy? Try these 3 stretches first thing in the morning.

Do you greet the morning with a smile, or do you wince in anticipation of the pain you’re about to experience? If the first motions you make to start your day are painful enough to make you think twice about getting out of bed, you’re certainly not alone. A variety of conditions can cause morning

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How stretching will improve your overall health Jul20th 2019

9 Reasons Why Stretching Will Benefit You

If stretching isn’t currently part of your daily life, it should be! No matter who you are, a good stretch is the perfect way to start your day. There are tremendous benefits to stretching, and if you don’t know where to begin, that is perfectly fine! A physical therapist can help walk you through why

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Active Jun20th 2019

5 Simple Ways to Keep Yourself Active

In your busy life, it may seem as if you are on a never-ending hamster wheel that demands you do as much as possible. However, it is important for everyone to understand what really is and isn’t possible through sheer willpower. It is important to understand that your willpower has limits.   It is hard

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ankle pain sprains Mar20th 2019

Sprains, Strains and Ankle Pain! What You Need to Know and When to See a Therapist.

Is Your Ankle in Agony? You Might Need a Physical Therapist It’s an all-too-common scenario: You trip over a clod of turf or get knocked down in a game, only to find that your ankle no longer bears your weight when you try to stand up again. Ankle sprains and strains affect joggers, sprinters, football

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