Vertigo

What Is Vertigo? Vertigo is the sensation of spinning—even when you’re perfectly still, you might feel like you’re moving or that the room is moving around you. Vertigo usually is described as a spinning sensation, whereas dizziness usually is described as “lightheadedness.” Often, they have different causes and different treatments. What Causes It? Most causes of […]

Osteoporosis and Prevention

What Is Osteoporosis: Osteoporosis is a common bone disease characterized by low bone density (thickness of the bone), decreased bone strength, and a change in the bone structure, which can lead to an increased risk of fracture. The normal bone structure becomes thinned out and porous, lessening the ability of the bone to withstand the […]

Fun Ideas for Independence Day!

Have fun this Independence Day weekend! It’s the start of July 4th Celebration this weekend and we couldn’t be more excited! SportsCare loves to encourage an active, safe and fun lifestyle, so we have compiled a list of ideas for you and your family to enjoy this weekend. Please always discuss any activity with a Medical Professional […]

Tips & Benefits To Eating Right.

In 2017, there is a bounty of diets, diet pills, and protein shakes on the market, that it makes it hard to see what is best when it comes to your nutritional plan.  Every single one of these items on the market is generalized to an idea of certain groups of people when nobody is […]

How’s Your Posture?

Bad Posture causing you problems? Think about the last time you saw your posture in the mirror and how you immediately corrected yourself to look taller, slimmer, fitter. We fight the good fight against gravity 24 hours a day and it is up to our muscles and skeletal structure to keep our posture in proper […]

Summer, Kids & Physical Therapy

Summer is almost here, which ideally puts the kids outside, being active and having fun. However, running around and playing can sometimes lead to injury if not careful. No one likes to see a child struggling, be it physically or mentally. Unfortunately, children can be born with disabilities, or attain injuries impeding or disabling their movement. […]

7 Steps to Summer Fitness

Summertime is arriving, which means a good percentage of us will be in bathing suits, on the deck, in the pool, or at the beach. At the current moment, a lot of us would also be self-conscience if we were to be in bathing suits at our current state. (I know I would.) However, SportsCare […]

Parkinson’s Disease and Physical Therapy

Parkinson’s Disease is unfortunately a common degenerative brain disorder, second to Alzheimer’s Disease. Parkinson’s Disease (PD) affects more Men than woman, in all ethnic groups, averaging around the age of 60 to begin. Symptoms are often seen as stiffness and rigidity, tremors, and/or constant shaking, slowness with movement, and inconsistent balance. Due to the nature of these […]

Going the Extra Mile On Your Balance

As previously discussed on our blog on Balance, there are many people who have difficulty walking as they have gotten older. One common, coexisting factor is the presence of poor balance. For the geriatric population, this combination is extremely dangerous and can increase an individuals risk of falling and being hurt further. In which case, with difficulty […]

Gardening

Now that it is Springtime, many of us spend our time outside, doing yard work and gardening. Now, when you think “gardening sounds peaceful”, it should be… but there can be variables that harm your body, especially as we get older. Gardening motions like weeding, raking, digging, mulching, can all cause irritation due from strain […]