These four simple stretches will help you increase your blood flow

These four simple stretches will help you increase your blood flow

Sometimes it may seem like a waste of time, but stretching can make a huge difference in your overall health. One of the major benefits is that stretching helps to increase blood flow, boost oxygen levels, and help deliver nutrients to your muscles.  Here are four...
Here’s when to use ice and when to use heat for an ankle sprain

Here’s when to use ice and when to use heat for an ankle sprain

Sprains can be tricky to navigate. Even mild sprains which often happen around ankles, knees, and wrists can result in discomfort for days with long-term side effects if not cared for properly. Not to mention, these injuries are often not deemed “severe enough” for...
When do you need an MRI and when do you need an X-Ray?

When do you need an MRI and when do you need an X-Ray?

A doctor has suggested and prescribed an MRI or an X-ray, what does that mean exactly? We frequently hear of these tests, but are rarely told what they are looking for, what they mean and how they differ. That’s why we are here! We are going to briefly break down...
Here are 5 exercises you can do to strengthen your knees

Here are 5 exercises you can do to strengthen your knees

Knee pain is one of the most common ailments that people seek treatment for. Knee pain can flare up during activities and exercises like squatting or running, and unfortunately some everyday activities like walking or using stairs. Without building strength to support...
What does a typical physical therapy session look like?

What does a typical physical therapy session look like?

If you have been told it’s time to see a physical therapist and you’ve never been before, you might be wondering what it will be like. Will it hurt? Why do I have to go to a physical therapist? What is physical therapy? Why do I have to do exercises? These are all...