Is Sitting the New Smoking?

Is Sitting the New Smoking? I think we’ve all been there- it’s 9:30am, and we’re stunned out of a daydream, or even vegetative state in front of a 8-5 roost. Is there a better way to approach workstation life, or much ‘ado about nothing?   Over the past 15 years we’ve witnessed larger corporations overhaul their work environments […]

The Cost of Falling

The Cost of Falling What’s the big deal? “Fall” is considered a bad word by every physical therapist. In school, we learned to prevent falls at absolutely all costs, because of the costs incurred by people who fall. Did you know that the average fall costs about $40,000 in the United States? Falls are even […]

Does Posture Really Matter?

Does Posture Really Matter? Posture basics Do you remember your mother always telling you to sit up straight when you were growing up? Why the constant reminder to correct your posture? Why does it matter? Posture is the position your body holds when you are standing or sitting. An ideal posture for sitting is having […]

Do You Know Where Every Bathroom in Town Is Located?

Do You Know Where Every Bathroom in Town is Located? If Your Answer is Yes… You may be experiencing increased urinary frequency and urgency causing you to deal with discomfort, annoyance, and inconvenience. There are several reasons that may be contributing factors. bladder irritants  The first reason can be from consuming bladder irritants. Bladder irritants […]

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome & Working from Home

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome & Working from Home Carpal Tunnel Syndrome is not a new term to many of us. It is commonly thought of as a condition seen in those working on computers or with their hands, but what many people are now realizing is that the computer set up that you spend most of […]

The Rotator Cuff

The Rotator Cuff What is it & What can you do to protect it? Shoulder pain Shoulder pain is a common occurrence. Whether the pain is an acute onset from a sports injury or a long-standing ache that’s been with you for months, the culprit could be the rotator cuff. You may experience a dull […]

Blood Flow Restriction Rehabilitation (BFR)

Blood Flow Restriction Rehabilitation (BFR) What is bfr? Personalized Blood Flow Restriction Rehabilitation (BFR) is a game changer in the sports science and rehabilitation world and is being used in order to help optimize strength and endurance in a way which minimizes stress or injury to your joints. It involves the use of a pneumatic […]

De Quervain’s Tenosynovitis

De Quervain’s Tenosynovitis The Case of the Painful Thumb What is it? Pain at the base of the thumb or on the thumb side of the wrist is not only annoying but can greatly impact your ability to participate in daily activities. While there can be many causes for this pain, one of the more […]