It’s summertime, you want to get outside, enjoy the sun and get out as far away from people as you can. That means only one thing – backpacking. The only problem? You’ve experienced several injuries in the past. To get yourself in tip-top shape for the trails, master these movements.
Working with a physical therapist is a surefire way to optimize your body’s recovery from an injury. Physical therapy exercises help you mitigate pain in the affected area. Therapists develop a care plan using a targeted approach to achieve fitness. You end up healing completely and preventing the injury from re-occurring.
Chiropractic care has multiple health benefits, including helping to increase flexibility. If you want to improve your range of motion, chiropractic adjustments and manipulation can help.
Daily stretching is great for flexibility and overall health and fitness. Try adding these stretches to your daily stretching routine, whether you use them in the morning, at night or any other time.
Mobility is a key factor for anyone who wants to live a long and healthy life. Maintaining a good range of motion enables you to live independently and stay physically fit for longer.
When you are suffering from headaches, chiropractic treatment can help. By reducing the stress on your body, you can treat tension headaches. Contact Vida Integrated Health to find out more.
I am coming at you with a squat case study, hopefully it will give insight into the physical therapy evaluation and treatment process!
To best stretch this muscle group, there is a degree of isolation that has to occur, or else you could place undue stress on the lumbar spine or the front of the hip joint.
Wall Exercise- Upper Back and Chest Problem Prevention: Upper Back and Chest If you are constantly using a computer or smartphone, commuting daily for work, or sitting for long periods of time, chances are that you...
Desk Exercise for Wrist & Forearm Stretch We take for granted how much we use our hands on a daily basis. Of all the common injuries that keep us from using our hands, one of the most annoying is damage to the...
If you are like the majority, whether it is at work, in the car, on the computer, or at home in front of the TV, you spend most of your time in a sitting position. Unfortunately, overtime this creates tightness in the back...
The most brilliant minds in the world at one point thought the Earth was the center of the universe, only to realize that they were wrong (it’s the sun by the way). So, to say that anyone is a master of the human...
Squatting is a key developmental movement that we do in order to stand up and walk as little ones. The thing we often ignore in our squat training is that we learn to squat from the ground up. This is a fundamental...
How did it feel the last time you opened a new jar of peanut butter? Does the thought of using a can opener make your wrist cringe? If the action or even the thought of that hurts, there’s a good chance your body is trying to tell you something. A recent study of...
For years, I have been treating athletes with the diagnosis of plantar fasciitis. From runners, to basketball players, to crossfit athletes, to desk jockeys, you name it, I have treated it. I would probably say it is...
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6k30zzW3n9M A tower will only stand tall as long as its foundation is strong. For most of us, as we age, we neglect to maintain a strong core, which is the foundation of our functional posture, and so we find ourselves hurt and...
Iliotibial Band Friction Syndrome, or IT Band Syndrome, is a common problem that can cause pain in the outside of the thigh or knee. This occurs when the tensor fascia latae (TFL) muscle at the hip becomes overactive. The...
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