We all get that exercise is key to keeping fit and living a healthy lifestyle, but it just as important to feed your body the best nutrients to help you power through the day and maintain a healthy body.
Don’t think that just because you are not suffering from an injury or in pain that you won’t benefit from seeing a physical therapist. An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. One Body, One Choice.
Kick off this year right with some new smart workout clothes and reboot your exercise routine. Always remember that working out should be something that you look forward to and that you enjoy.
When you’re caring for a newborn, finding time for exercise can be challenging. Hormonal changes can make you emotional and some days you might feel too tired for a full workout. Exercise with your partner, family or friends to stay motivated.
The causes of aging are largely unknown. Older people tend to be physically inactive, and being sedentary affects our overall health. You may be surprised to learn is that active older people’s levels of balance, reflexes, metabolic health and memory ability are close to that of younger adults.
Symptoms associated from a mild hamstring strain are soreness and swelling, tightness and cramping of muscles, tenderness to the touch or bruising. Often there is a sharp pain in the buttocks or back of the thigh which makes sitting, walking and straightening the leg difficulty and uncomfortable.
Physical therapy is often one of the best choices you can make to manage chronic pain or injury. Regular exercise will strengthen your muscles, your heart, increase mobility and you’ll feel better.
Pills, should not be the first choice for pain relief. Before using anti-inflammatories or muscle relaxants, look to non-invasive treatments like exercise.
A sudden fall can be startling and upsetting. If you do fall, stay as calm as possible. Take several deep breaths to try to relax. Remain still on the floor or ground for a few moments.
Americans typically over medicate themselves with pain killers to alleviate chronic pain problems. Non-invasive, drug free treatments such as such remedies as superficial heat, massage, acupuncture or, in some cases, spinal manipulation (chiropractic or osteopathic) have proved highly effective in relieving aches and pains.