Improving your posture is more than a simple matter of remembering to sit up straight and keep your shoulders back. It’s about developing muscles that are strong and flexible and balanced so that your body wants to hold itself properly, whether you
Physical Therapy is a health profession dedicated to improving movement and flexibility in patients. Physical therapists serve a wide range of people, from young children to aging seniors and everyone in between. Developmental disabilities, recovery
Injury is inevitable. It happens to everyone eventually, whether couch potato or elite athlete. And whatever the trouble — whether it’s a pain in our shoulder when we reach for the remote or a strained muscle that throws off our training schedule
So you stayed healthy during quarantine? Congratulations!
It wasn’t easy, and not just because of the virus. Being locked up inside our homes was a pretty effective way to stay clear of infection, but it sure didn’t help when it came to exerci
Even with gyms across the nation opened again, the popularity of home exercise options remains high both for the convenience and the safety. Home gyms have become so popular, in fact, that it's been difficult to find a suitable home exercise kit that
Because the shoulder is such and incredibly complicated joint, there are plenty of ways it can go wrong. We exercise to keep it healthy, but overuse injuries are common. The shoulder is also a place where we hold a lot of tension due to stress — bo
Resistance tubing and bands are among the most common physical therapy tools, and we all know how great they can be for helping us get strong and stay that way. Resistance tubing is lightweight and easily portable, unlike cumbersome free weight sets
You might want to sit down for this. Or maybe you should stand. It’s hard to say because two studies, taken together, have left us paralyzed with confusion:
In the first we learned that prolonged standing on the job is more likely to lead to h
Inflammation is a natural part of the healing process. It’s part of your body’s defense system, helping you to recover from injury and fight off bacteria and viruses.
When there is an injury or infection, blood flow to the affected area increa
Whiplash is an injury to the neck caused by a rapid and forceful back and forth movement of the head — sort of like cracking a whip. Common causes are rear-ending car accidents, sports injuries, and physical abuse. A mighty sneeze can even cause wh