Home
» Blog :

Blog

Why You Should Visit Your Physical Therapist Before Your Next Run

Why You Should Visit Your Physical Therapist Before Your Next Run
Summer is here and that means everyone from the elite runner to the weekend hiker will be out and about trying to shake off the winter blues. As you increase your activity level, you may find that you aren’t as physically capable as you once were, or maybe you have been ignoring a nagging pain for far too long or perhaps there’s a longer race distance looming on the horizon. Whatever the reason, just as a regular oil change promises to keep your car running at its peak performance, a...
Posted on 2017-07-22

Office Ergonomic Setup at the Office: How Does Yours Measure Up?

Office Ergonomic Setup at the Office:  How Does Yours Measure Up?
   Ergonomics in the office place is a hot topic and with good reason...you spend most of your waking hours there. If you have a desk job, this place that we are referring to is the space in and around your computer, chair, and desk.   Why is it so important to have a good desk setup anyway? If you sit with poor posture all day and/or have awkward placement of frequently used desktop items such as your computer screen, keyboard, or mouse, you are more likely to sustain what we in...
Posted on 2014-12-02

Reduce Stress on Your Body by Using Proper Lifting Techniques

Reduce Stress on Your Body by Using Proper Lifting Techniques
  There are a few basic rules for lifting everyday items that you should follow to avoid injuring yourself. Two of the most commonly injured areas resulting from improper lifting technique are your low back and your shoulder(s).  Be mindful that it only takes one improper lifting maneuver or poor judgment regarding the size and/or weight of something to injure oneself.  There are various lifting techniques that can be utilized depending on the size and weight of the object. Squat ...
Posted on 2014-11-04

Lower your golf handicap while reducing your risk of injury on the links

Lower your golf handicap while reducing your risk of injury on the links
With the arrival of warmer weather and summer fast approaching, how are you preparing to improve your golf game and avoid injury this season? Despite golf being a low impact sport that athletes of all ages and skill levels are able to enjoy, injuries resulting from both improper swing mechanics and overuse burden amateur and professional golfers alike.   Common areas of golf injury include the low back, the shoulder, and the elbow. Problems occur with poor swing mechanics and overuse...
Posted on 2014-05-30

Share this page
Printer