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11 Mar 18
Meniscus Injury: Surgery vs. Physical Therapy

A meniscus injury is a prevalent source of knee pain. Many young athletes are at an increased risk of a meniscus tear as injuries often result from motions that typically occur during sports mobility such as twisting, cutting, and pivoting. However, meniscal tears may also result from regular, degenerative changes that occur with increased age. […]

4 Mar 18
Fall Prevention and Balance Improvement Tips

Did you know every 20 minutes an elderly adult dies from a fall? Falls happen, no matter what your age is, but the truth is; the older you are, the more susceptible you are to experiencing a fall. If you are 65 years of age or older, you are at risk. The Center for Disease […]

17 Feb 18
Can’t Find the Time to Exercise…..Try a HIIT Workout!

We are all short on time, and it can be challenging to make exercising a priority in your life. What if you could get a full body, fat-burning and cardio workout in 20 min or less? HIIT is all the hype lately, but what is it? HIIT, or high-intensity interval training, High-intensity interval training (HIIT) […]

4 Feb 18
Reasons Why Walking for Exercise Is Good For You

It is no secret that exercise is essential for your health. Those with good intentions to exercise frequently fail with excuses ranging from busy schedules and time constraints to inexperience or lack of equipment. But staying active is a key to living a longer and healthier life. A walking program is a widely accessible and […]

28 Jan 18
Can Running In The Cold Benefit You?

Have you ever heard of the saying; if you do things that are out of your comfort zone, it might be good for you? When it is cold outside, most of us just hibernate indoors and exercising often gets put on the back burner until brighter and warmer days are upon us. Exercising during the […]