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.
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.
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.
People with low back pain who regularly exercise report fewer recurring pain episodes and are more likely to stay active and functional when pain flares.
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.
Plantar fasciitis for runners is characterized by a sharp pain in the heel and arch of the foot. Any nerve pain is clinically known as neuropathy . Little is known as to the exact cause of neuropathic pain, or nerve pain.
Stretching and strengthening of the elbow muscles is an important way to recover from injuries and prevent them from reoccurring. Your physical therapist can help control inflammation with specific exercises to help improve your elbow range of motion and strength.
Ankle sprains occur when the foot twists or turns beyond its normal range of movement, causing the ligaments connecting the bones of the leg, ankle, and foot to overstretch or tear. The ankle joint is one of the major weight-bearing structures in the body.