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, 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 as […]

7 Steps to a Summer Body

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 […]

Decreasing inflammation with diet

Decreasing inflammation with diet.

When it comes to decreasing inflammation, a cabinet full of pills and a freezer full of ice packs will only get you so far.  More times than not the inflammation is chronic, rather than acute. Chronic inflammation is often caused by your body and immune system being off balance. What you eat, may not only be […]

Natural Treatment Alternatives for People with Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis, or porous bone, is a disease characterized by low bone mass density.  It is a structural deterioration of bone tissue, leading to bone brittleness, changes in posture, and an increased susceptibility to fractures, especially of the hip, spine, and wrist.  Osteoporosis is not solely caused by a dietary calcium deficiency, therefore simply taking calcium […]

Caffeine

Its 5am, you wake up and pull yourself out of bed and push yourself to get dressed and ready for your morning run. Or after a long day at the office you come home and force yourself to get dressed for the gym. What is one thing that most people reach for without a second […]