Let’s Talk About the Nerves of the Upper Body

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16 May 22
Let’s Talk About the Nerves of the Upper Body

Our body consists of an intricate network of muscles and nerves. Unfortunately, nerves are susceptible to injury as are muscles, tendons and ligaments. Nerve tissue is specialized for communication while muscle tissue is meant for contraction. This means, neural tissue is mobile, soft tissue, but less stretchy than muscle tissue. Do Nerves Get Injured? Nerve […]

9 May 22
Plantar Fasciitis: Symptoms and Treatment

Our feet are important because they take us where we want to go. Many of us spend a lot of time on our feet during the day. However, this puts the feet in a vulnerable position for injury. An injury to the foot can be detrimental to our function and disrupt every day life. In […]

2 May 22
Bikes With and Without Arms: Which is Better?

Is there a benefit to a cardio machine that works both arms and legs? The AirDyne bike is a piece of cardio equipment that involve moving both the arms and the legs. Is there a benefit of including arms? Let’s dive into this further. Dual Action Versus Single Action A recumbent bike is considered single […]

25 Apr 22
Physical Therapy Without a Prescription Do I Really Have to Do My Home Exercise Program?

Many don’t realize that physical therapy comes with homework. In fact, performing a home exercise program is a key player in a speedy recovery. Research shows that patients who adhere to their prescribed home exercises are significantly better at achieving their goals and returning to function. Nevertheless, only about 50% of patients actually perform their […]

18 Apr 22
Common Gait Deviations and How to Spot Them

The human walk or gait can compare to a fingerprint. Each person has their own unique and individualized walk! In fact, you might even be able to notice someone by their walk! Walking is a rhythmic, repetitive motion created at our ankles, knees, hip, trunk, and arms. However, issues can arise anywhere along the chain […]