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 […]

Minimizing Injuries

Proper training is Key to Minimizing Injuries

  Athletes understand that if they want to perform at their peak, they must remain physically and mentally healthy, this is also key to minimizing injuries. It is equally important to build both physical strength as well as mental confidence that the body is capable of performing at a certain level. Without that level of […]

Increased Range of Motion

Increased Range of Motion With Hurdle Drills

Tightness in the hips and hamstrings are an indicator that you are at risk for an injury. One of the best ways to prevent or decrease the chance of injury would be mobility drills for increased range of motion. Dynamic stretches are great for moving the muscle through its range of motion but it is […]

Starting a Workout in 10 Basic Steps.

Starting a Workout in 10 Basic Steps.

When you are thinking about getting back in shape there are a few basic steps to starting a workout that can mean the difference between quitting and failing, or great success. Following these 10 simple suggestions will give you a better chance of reaching your goal. Warm up- Make sure your body is warmed up, […]