Physical Therapy for Common Vestibular Problems

20 Jun 22
Physical Therapy for Common Vestibular Problems

In our last blog we talked about the structure of the vestibular system. Today, we’re going to talk about two common vestibular disorders and how physical therapy can help! Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo (BPPV) BPPV is characterized by sudden onset, vertigo of a short duration. Vertigo is defined as an illusion of movement. Patients with […]

6 Jun 22
Not All Stretching is The Same: 3 Ways to Stretch

There are many different ways to stretch muscles. Each way is different and has its own benefits. Stretching requires movement of a body segment past its usual range of motion. Force is applied to stress further the range of motion. Stretching can be performed either by your own body or with assistance. An active stretch […]

30 May 22
The Romanian Versus the Conventional Deadlift

We have spent a lot of time discussing the benefits of resistance training. If you missed it, check out our recent blog! When it comes to resistance training, the deadlift, squat and bench press are basic staples. The deadlift is frequently performed when the goal is leg and posterior-chain muscles. The “dead” part of deadlift […]

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 […]