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...
What’s the Recovery Time for Labrum Surgery?

What’s the Recovery Time for Labrum Surgery?

Labral tears are injuries to the disc of cartilage that surrounds the ball-and-socket shoulder joint. These injuries are usually the result of long term wear and tear, participation in athletics like baseball or weightlifting, or accidents dealing with automobile...
How to Stretch your Legs After a Run

How to Stretch your Legs After a Run

Running is a great exercise that’s not just for cardio – it’s a full body workout that can leave us feeling sweaty, accomplished, sore. In order to combat soreness and stiffness, be sure to try these stretches after a run. Quad Stretch: The “quads”, or...
How to Improve Hip Mobility

How to Improve Hip Mobility

Tight hips? Did you know that improving your hip mobility can lead to decreased back strain, decreased knee pain, and ability to perform daily tasks – like walking and stair climbing – easier? Here are 3 of our favorite exercises to increase hip mobility:...
Strengthen Your Core with These Exercises

Strengthen Your Core with These Exercises

Core vs. Abs: Is there a difference? While it’s important to work your abs, your abdominal muscles are just a small part of the front of your body. However, your core is made up of over 20 muscles that are responsible for having better balance, better posture and can...
Push ups or bench press? Which exercises are best for my upper body?

Push ups or bench press? Which exercises are best for my upper body?

The upper body is made up of many muscles: The Pectoralis Major (or “pecs”), which make up much of your chest The Deltoids, which are the muscles of the shoulder The Biceps and Triceps, which are located in your upper arms These are just three major muscles that are...
Top 5 Exercises if you Sit at a Computer All Day

Top 5 Exercises if you Sit at a Computer All Day

Working at a desk, computer, or just being sedentary throughout the day can cause our hips and shoulders to feel “stuck” or tight. It usually causes a level of discomfort, and in harsher cases, can even become painful. How do we fix it? If you can’t call it quits for...
Sprained Ankle – Heat, or ice?

Sprained Ankle – Heat, or ice?

An explanation of when to use ice and when to use heat for an ankle sprain. Sprains can be tricky to navigate. Often occurring around ankles, knees, and wrists, even mild sprains can result in discomfort for days, and long term side-effects if not cared for properly....
Break the Cycle: Get Out & Get Moving!

Break the Cycle: Get Out & Get Moving!

Working from home, working from a desk, sitting at home? It’s been pretty difficult to be active during these times when all we can do is stay at home! But did you know that even the most basic and simple of exercises can prevent chronic conditions, memory decline,...