Michele Vita, PT, DPT, educates runners about the importance of proper foot health and a physical therapist's role in preventing and treating foot injuries t...
How To Lose Weight Fast Without Crash Dieting
Crash diets are the freaking worst.
How Early Physical Therapy Can Benefit You…
Created by a professional team of physical therapist, physicians, and a hospital administrator, the Rapid Access Protocol( RAP), allows patients to begin
How Hollywood Is Making Physical Therapy Super Glam
Why Physical Therapy Is Becoming Hot in the Wellness World
C-Sections: How Physical Therapy Can Help
After having a cesarean birth, recovery is essential. A physical therapist trained in surgery recovery can help you heal.
How to Avoid Back Surgery
The vast majority of people suffering from mechanical low back pain, can have significant improvement, and in most cases, complete relief.
Jeff at Idaho Spine and Sports Physical Therapy offers a free fitness tip!
Free tip for squatting!
How Specialty Certification Influences Professional Practice : Journal of Nursing Administration
Certified Nurses Day (March 19) honors nurses worldwide who contribute to better patient outcomes through board certification in their specialty. In this month’s Magnet® Perspectives column, Sharon Vanairsdale, MS, APRN, ACNS-BC, NP-C, CEN, program director for Emory University Hospital’s Serious...
Frozen Shoulder: How can Physical Therapy Help Loosen the Joint?
Are you dealing with a pain in your shoulder during the day and at night? Are you noticing stiffness and decreased motion in your shoulder, making it difficult to perform your daily tasks? There is a chance you may have Adhesive Capsulitis, also known as Frozen Shoulder. Adhesive capsulitis commonly affects women more than men and it usually occurs between the ages of 40-70 years old. There is no known cause why people develop frozen shoulder, but studies show that those with diabetes, stroke, or Parkinson’s may be at a higher risk. It also tends to develop in those that have had an injury to the shoulder, or during periods of immobilization. The shoulder is a ball-and-socket joint. It is made up of three bones, the humerus, scapula (shoulder), and clavicle (collar bone)…
How Many Calories Does Swimming Burn?
When you jump in the pool, what kind of workout should you expect? From freestyle to butterfly, here's a look at how many calories swimming burns.
Intuitive Eating: Learn to Listen to Your Body
Your body is trying to tell you something But all of the noisy information overload about diets, superfoods, and exercise can make it hard to hear. Diets and exercise plans – with their emphasis on rules and regulations – prevent many people from being able to tune in and listen to their body. Nurturing your body instead of harming it can help you reconnect with signals of hunger, fullness, and food preference. This can help restore a healthy relationship with food, mind, and body. Is there a difference between mindful eating and intuitive eating? · Allowing yourself to become aware of the positive and nurturing opportunities that are available through food selection and preparation by respecting your own inner wisdom. · Using all your senses in choosing to eat food that is both…