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 Hollywood Is Making Physical Therapy Super Glam
Why Physical Therapy Is Becoming Hot in the Wellness World
What Could Be Causing Your Neck and Shoulder Pain?
Causes of neck and shoulder pain can be often related. Find out what neck problems show up in the shoulder area, and vice versa.
Tips on How to Fix Fatigue
Fatigue can be defined as a general feeling of wariness, lack of energy, fatigue or exhaustion. It is a common complaint, not only amongst old and middle aged people, but for youngsters too. There are many causes of fatigue, and it could be as simple as putting energy into your daily life to become more active again. Let’s take a look at 5 ways that can help you effectively fix fatigue. Get moving We typically think that the best way to ward off fatigue is with a nap. Wrong! Lying in bed all day can make you feel sluggish and ill. You may also feel depressed and fuzzy, cranky and aching. This is because excess-rest brings about the opposite of what we want. Instead, physical exercise is what you need. If you don’t…
Advice from Physical Therapists
In order to help you have a smooth and speedy recovery, we are sharing four post-surgery recovery tips that we know will help your body heal.
Everyone should cook with MSG, says food scientist
"I like to encourage my kids to eat a little healthier, so I'll sprinkle a little 'supersalt' in there. That stuff is really powerful."
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 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...
How to Maximixe Your Physical Therapy Sessions
You’re scheduled for your physical therapy sessions, so now what? Here’s what you know know to set yourself up for success with pt.
To Improve Chronic Pain, Get More Sleep (Coffee Helps Too)
Research from Boston Children's Hospital and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) shows that chronic sleep loss increases pain sensitivity.
What Are the Signs of an Eating Disorder?
Eating disorders involve extreme and dangerous eating habits, including binge eating, purging, and drastic reductions in food intake. Sometimes, eating disorders are severe enough to require emergency care and hospitalization. It can be difficult for family members to detect the signs of an eating disorder because it isn't unusual for patients to try to hide these behaviors.