While there are many methods of exercising, running is by far the most popular. Think about it: you’re outdoors, you can perform the activity with a friend and it allows you get some vitamin D. However, many people begin to notice that their back, can’t seem to hold up against the demands. In fact, lower…Details
It can be confusing to differentiate between the two treatment methods of therapeutic exercise and therapeutic activity, as both measure the same parameters in 15-minute, one-on-one sessions between a physical therapist and patient. To help clear up the confusion, let’s consider what makes each unique.Details
We’ve all heard that we shouldn’t slouch when we’re standing and that we should sit up straight when we’re sitting. However, proper posture is more important than just making your parents happy. Here are some of the reasons why proper posture affects your body and how you can improve your posture by following a few simple steps.Details
When you enter physical therapy, your medical professional may be throwing around the term “sprain” and “strain” when convincing you to stretch before exercise.
Before entering your next session, read up on the key differences of a strain versus a sprain.Details
Cervicogenic dizziness is vertigo caused by conditions related to the neck. It can be caused by irritated nerves and blood vessels, either after an injury or years of bad posture, or it can be caused by a number of other medical conditions that involve the degeneration of the cervical spine.Details
Running is a fantastic exercise and costs very little compared to other sports a person can engage in. Unfortunately, the way humans are built makes them susceptible to injuries if they don’t run with the right shoes, use the wrong running technique, or do not warm up before a run. The following are some common running injuries and their symptoms to watch out for if you’re going to run for exercise.Details
Everyone should exercise to reduce health problems and stay in shape. This is even more important for elderly people. If you’re an elderly person who is finding it hard to exercise because you’re not motivated or you have time constraints, keep reading to see how easily you can fit fun activities into your schedule that will allow you to stay in shape.Details