Take steps to help avoid sprained ankles

With basketball season in full swing and winter weather affecting large areas of the country, it’s peak season for ankle sprains, one of the most common musculoskeletal injuries in the US, yet incidents of ankle sprains can be minimized through simple strength, balance and flexibility exercises. “Ankle sprains happens when your foot turns or twists […]

Avoid ‘Text Neck’ injury with better smartphone posture

In so many ways, our smartphones make elements of our lives easier and more convenient, putting the world at our fingertips at a moment’s notice. But as we turn to our phones more often to connect, learn about the world, and simply occupy downtime, I must warn you that these technological tools have a downside. […]

Can Physical Therapy Help Prevent An ACL Injury?

A Physical Therapist Can Help Get You Started On An ACL Injury Prevention Program If you’re even a casual sports fan you’re likely very familiar with the dreaded ACL tear that will end an athlete’s season. But what if there was a program that you could take part in that would help lower your chances […]

Get Rid of Your Tension Headaches For Good

Do you ever find that you have frequent headaches when you get stressed? Have you ever wondered why this happens? Tension headaches are typically the type of headaches that occur with stress. The pain from these headaches is frequently felt in the back and/or sides of the head, often spreading to the eye. Most people […]

5 Sure Ways to Get Healthy in 2017

Did your New Years resolution have you making donations to your health club last year?  Have you made a New Year’s resolution yet for this year? Well guess what?  Three out of the top ten most common New Year’s Resolutions are regarding health, weight loss, and exercise.  Unfortunately, these well-meaning goals are often broken after […]

10 Ways to Enjoy Your Holiday Meal (AND have your body Thank You for it…)

Thanksgiving and Christmas are right around the corner, and everyone’s looking forward to getting together with family and indulging (why not?). Fortunately, we have put together 10 ways for you to ‘have your turkey and eat it too.’ Here they are: 1. Drink plenty of water throughout the week – especially before heavy meals. 2. […]

9 Things You Should Know About Pain

While we used to believe that pain originated within the tissues of our body, we now understand that pain does not exist until the brain determines it does. The brain uses a virtual “road map” to direct an output of pain to tissues that it suspects may be in danger. This process acts as a […]