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 […]

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, […]

7 Jun 21
cardio Not All Cardio is the Same: Choosing the Right Machine

The gym can be really intimidating if you’re new to exercising. Even online sources and fitness accounts might have confusing terms. However, we created a beginner’s guide to working out to help navigate the beginning of your fitness journey. Today’s blog is focused on common cardio machines because cardio machines aren’t a one size fits […]

24 May 21
Protect Your Heart from Hypertension with Physical Therapy

High blood pressure goes by many names such as hypertension, elevated blood pressure and HTN. However, no matter what you call it, high blood pressure is a common diagnosis for many Americans. According to recent guidelines high blood pressure is when repeated readings show systolic blood pressure (SBP) is ≥140 mm Hg and/or diastolic blood […]