Is Understanding Pain the Easiest Way to Decrease it?

21 Apr 21
Is Understanding Pain the Easiest Way to Decrease it?

We’ve all experience pain. Whether a stubbed toe or a recent break up, pain is integrated into our daily lives. Although pain is not going anywhere, the latest research shows the more you know about pain and how it works, the better off you will be. A book called Why Do I Hurt? by physical […]

19 Apr 21
Physical Therapy and Pathology: Parkinson’s Disease

Did you know that according to the Parkinson’s Foundation: Nearly one million Americans are living with Parkinson’s disease (PD), which is more than the combined number of people diagnosed with multiple sclerosis, muscular dystrophy and Lou Gehrig’s disease (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis). Approximately 60,000 Americans are diagnosed with PD each year. More than 10 million people […]

5 Apr 21
Physical Therapy and Pathology: Osteoarthritis

Did you know? Osteoarthritis (OA) affects about 3.3% to 3.6% of the population globally and is the most common form of arthritis.  It causes moderate to severe disability in 43 million people, making it the 11th most debilitating disease worldwide.  In the United States, it is estimated that 80% of the population over 65 years […]

29 Mar 21
Follow These Steps to Perfect Your Pull Up

Do you struggle doing pull-ups? Can you do 10? 5? Even 1? Pull-ups take a lot of back strength, but they are not impossible! The pull up is a great exercise to improve shoulder stability and strength in the back, shoulder and elbow muscles. Pull ups require minimal equipment and can be modified for any […]

22 Mar 21
fitness for your program Make ‘New Year, New Me’ Stick This Year

The first few weeks of 2021 have come and gone. Are you still going strong on your New Year’s resolution? It’s no secret that many resolutions fail before the end of January. A 2017 survey by Marist College reports nearly 50% of Americans start the new year with a resolution. Many Americans plan on erase […]