Treat Tight Hamstrings to Protect Your Back, Knees 

Treat Tight Hamstrings to Protect Your Back, Knees 

In an age when so many in the U.S. spend the bulk of their days seated and/or sedentary, one of the more common muscle imbalance issues involves right hamstrings. And while simply having tight hamstrings isn’t a major health problem in and of itself, the long-term...

Dynamic Warm-Ups Reduce Injury, Improve Performance 

Dynamic Warm-Ups Reduce Injury, Improve Performance 

It’s generally understood by most that warming up before exercise or competition (i.e., that 5K fun run) is essential in performing your best while warding off potential injury.  What may not be universally understood, however, is what truly constitutes a proper...

Keys to Avoiding an Exercise Hibernation This Winter

Keys to Avoiding an Exercise Hibernation This Winter

As the days shorten and the weather cools, heralding the approach of another winter, our physical therapy team offers a word of warning: While hibernation may seem appealing this time of year, especially as we trudge through the current health crisis, it’s paramount...

See Your PT Annually for Injury Prevention, Early Intervention

See Your PT Annually for Injury Prevention, Early Intervention

We all know that visiting your physician for an annual physical is critical in maintaining long-term health, just as dental exams twice each year helps ensure oral health throughout a lifetime. But what about annual check-ups with a physical therapist?  According...

5 Holiday Giving Options Offering Healthful Returns

5 Holiday Giving Options Offering Healthful Returns

The Holiday Season is a time for giving, and that includes supporting causes and organizations that make our communities stronger.  It’s in this spirit that we share some holiday giving suggestions that offer a more...

Combat holiday stress with exercise

Combat holiday stress with exercise

When a demanding holiday season leaves you twisted in knots from the stresses of commitments, crowds, shopping and entertaining, mounds of research point to a simple solution to such anxiety: sweat away that stress by making exercise a part of your holiday...

Rise up at work in the name of health

Rise up at work in the name of health

It’s been said that too much of anything can be bad for you. And according to a physical therapist, this theory holds true with sitting – or, pretty much any prolonged sedentary behavior, for that matter.  In an age when more people...

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