Stretching may not produce a chiseled physique, but its benefits are long-lasting when done correctly. To understand how these slow movements affect the body — and avoid injuries in your fitness routine — let’s explore the benefits of stretching before…
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.
Physical therapy promotes recovery from Achilles tendon injuries by addressing issues such as pain or swelling of the affected area, and any lack of strength, flexibility, or body control. When the condition remains untreated, pain will persist and may result in a complete tear of the Achilles tendon, which often requires surgery to repair.
More than two-thirds of runners who injure their hamstrings will re-injure their hamstring within a year. As with most injuries, recurrence results from not treating the injury properly from the onset.
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.
No exercise program will be effective unless you use good form and technique when doing exercises. Take preventive measures to strengthen the knee area, ensuring it stays stay strong and healthy.
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.
Rotator cuff tears may also include a combination of other injuries to the biceps tendon at the shoulder, or with labral tears (the ring of cartilage at the shoulder joint). Work with a physical therapist to alleviate pain and stiffness and restore movement to the shoulder and arm.