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Category Archives: Health and Wellness

10 Nov, 2019

Carbs: Why You Need Them to Sustain an Active Lifestyle

Eat less, move more. That is the weight loss mantra, the key to success, the secret to the obesity riddle that has left too many people unhealthy and uncomfortable for far too long. The problem is that diet and exercise aren’t that simple to figure out individually; and they tend to become really complicated when you

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20 Oct, 2019

Questioning the Benefits of Custom Orthotics

When it comes to the motivation to work out, there may be nothing more damaging than foot pain. When your feet hurt, it is like your whole body hurts. Every step is a reminder of the discomfort that you are experiencing. When other parts of your body experience pain you find ways to give them

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20 Sep, 2019

Hunched Over Your Desk? Upper Crossed Syndrome Explained

If your mother is constantly telling you to stand up straight, if you find yourself with shoulder pain after a long day at work, or if you notice you are developing a hunchback, chances are you have Upper Crossed Syndrome (UCS).  UCS is actually a muscle imbalance in the head and shoulders that is often

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10 Sep, 2019

4 Common Running Injuries and How to Treat Them

Running is a great way to improve your health and stay in shape. Unfortunately, there are several types of sports injuries associated with running. The following are 4 common running injuries and the best ways to treat them. 1. Shin Splints Nearly every runner has experienced inflammation and pain in the tendons and muscles of

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20 Aug, 2019

Cardio or Weights? Which is more important?

The debate over which is better will go on forever. Both cardio exercise and weightlifting hold equally important places when it comes to physical therapy and exercising for good health. The choice on which will serve the better purpose is made when the end goal is decided upon. If an individual wants to build stamina

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10 Aug, 2019

Change Up Your Workout for Better Results

It’s easy to get into a rut or hit a plateau when you do the same exercise routine repeatedly. According to Women’s Health every time you complete the same routine your body becomes more adept at handling the stress. This ultimately means you’ll start burning fewer calories. There are several things you can do to

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20 Jul, 2019

3 Morning Routines for a Better Start to Your Day

Not everybody looks forward to early mornings with the same zest and enthusiasm as, say, an evening out with friends. If you’re ready for a shift in approach to your morning routine, one that leaves you feeling energized and healthy, we have a few suggestions! Stretch Every Extremity Before getting out of bed, reach your

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10 Jul, 2019

Interval Training for Fat Loss

Many people plug away at various workouts for an hour or more each day, several days a week, with minimal results. Exercising at a steady rate simply won’t achieve the same results as interval training. While interval training has been around for several years it has recently garnered a lot of attention as a way

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10 Jun, 2019

Different Types of Stretching and Their Benefits

Many folks beginning an exercise or physical therapy regimen are given a specific set of exercises, but these instructions don’t always come with proper guidance on the stretching that should accompany the program. To ensure that you can either avoid – or avoid exacerbating – injuries, here’s a comprehensive guide to different types of stretching and their benefits.

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20 Apr, 2019

What is Pre-hab and How Can it Help Me Recover Faster?

Whether you’re a weekend warrior or a full-time professional athlete, you know you’re going to be taking your body to its functional limits. But is your body ready for that challenge? Undetected weakness and vulnerabilities could prime you for a devastating injury. If you’re already injured or fresh out of surgery, leaping into physical therapy

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