Our feet and ankles are extremely important to our body. They allow us to walk around and do other things such as dance or play sports. Because of this, it is important to listen to your body. If your feet and ankles are injured, you want to take care of them as soon as possible. […]
Physical therapy is a treatment option that uses specific exercises to improve mobility, relieve pain and improve your overall quality of life. For many patients, physical therapy is a non-invasive alternative to other riskier treatments, such as surgery. How do I know if I should try physical therapy? Physical therapy is appropriate for patients with […]
As the temperatures rise, more and more people head towards the water. Not only do people go to the ocean for a trip but they also head out for days by the local pool. If you have not taken advantage of swimming in the summer to cool off, you may decide it is time to […]
Stem cell therapy takes advantage of the human body’s ability to heal itself. Stem cell injections can help regenerate tissue at a specific site, and is often used by professional athletes looking to heal an injury. But today, more and more regular people are turning to stem cell injections to heal what ails them. Stem […]
Exercising in the heat without the proper precautions can lead to complications. When your body gets overheated, you may be at risk of heat cramps, dehydration and even heatstroke. To stay safe while you are exercising during the hotter months of the year, follow the tips below. 1. Get a physical. Before you begin any […]
Summer is full of activities for many people. Unfortunately, for some people, that also means a rise in injuries. Many of these injuries are related to the shoulder. It is important to note that if you do injure your shoulder, you should get some help immediately so that it does not become and even bigger […]
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These are the most common instances when you should be using cold therapy.
If you’ve suffered an injury, your doctor may say that physical therapy is optional. However, in most cases, physical therapy is essential. It should never be optional for the following reasons.
Carrying around a backpack full of books may be great for the mind, but isn’t so great for the spine. Studies have shown that one of the leading causes of back problems in young children is heavy backpacks.