Skip the Doctor and See Your PT First With Direct Access!

26 Jul 21
Skip the Doctor and See Your PT First With Direct Access!

What is Physical Therapy Direct Access? Physical Therapy Direct Access means you can begin physical therapy services without a physician referral or prescription. According to the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), “Every state, the District of Columbia, and the US Virgin Islands allow for evaluation and some form of treatment without physician referral” (Bohnett, 2015). […]

12 Jul 21
Trying to Up Your Cardio But Don’t Know Where to Start?

We’ve talked about the importance of cardio and cardio machines, but when it comes to doing cardio, where do you start?  In order to best improve your aerobic endurance it important to have a well developed, individualized and researched-based program. The training program should enhance your strengths and improve any weaknesses. For best results, an […]

5 Jul 21
I Have Been Diagnosed With Osteoporosis, What Now?

Osteoporosis is a term that gets thrown around a lot. However, what is it and how is it managed? The word osteoporosis literally means “porous bone.” Osteoporosis is the most common chronic metabolic bone disease. Today, there are more than 3 million cases every year in the United States! The disease causes bones to weaken […]

28 Jun 21
A Beginner’s Guide to Decoding Workout Terms

Do you ever feel like people at the gym are speaking in another language? In our last post we introduced common cardio machines. We hope you’re getting your sweat on and trying out some new machines! If you’re thinking about the different benefits of cardio vs weight training you can check out this post. However, […]

14 Jun 21
Shining a Positive Light on Sunshine

As the days get longer and summer approaches, we have to at least mention sun exposure! Sun exposure often has a negative connotation associated with it. It is well known that ultraviolet (UV) radiation from sun exposure accelerates skin aging and increases your risk for skin cancers1. However, there are also multiple health benefits of sun […]