Category: Active Health

The Difference in Maintaining vs. Making Progress

January 30th, 2020

Most people start the new year with many areas to improve on, a main one being fitness. I see many people return to the gym and jump into a routine or a class without putting much thought into strategy and how to properly take care of their body as they do so. When choosing a

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Mistakes That Cause Injury at the Gym

New Year, New You: 5 Common Mistakes That Cause Injury at the Gym

January 13th, 2020

Believe it or not, a busy season for physical therapists or rehab specialists involves those who make a resolution to get back into the gym. Although this is a great resolution, we know as therapists that as soon as people get back into the gym for a few weeks the injuries that come with them

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Treat Your Concussions the Natural Way with Physical Therapy

December 20th, 2019

Concussions are a serious concern for athletes, especially those competing in high-impact sports. It is a serious condition that can hinder both your physical and mental capabilities for a period of time. Concussions typically happen from a trauma-based impact, usually either from a sports injury or motor vehicle accident. While concussions can be painful and

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Give Yourself a Proper Recovery Period with These Simple Tips

December 10th, 2019

A recovery period is the amount of time you take between workouts. This period of time is when the benefits of your physical activity take place in your body. Without a recovery period, your muscles won’t be able to build, repair, and strengthen in the ways you want them to. While exercise is undoubtedly important,

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Joints Safe

Keep Your Joints Safe While Exercising with These 3 Helpful Tips

November 20th, 2019

There is no doubt that exercise is important, but it can definitely take a toll on your joints. The US Department of Health and Human Services recommends at least 150 minutes of moderate aerobic exercise every week, or 75 minutes of vigorous aerobic exercise. It can be difficult to determine how to keep your joints

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