Holiday Health

By Kaitlynn Austin, PT, DPT November and December are typically a very busy time for most people: celebrating the holidays, shopping, eating, spending time with friends and family, and traveling.  The days become shorter, the nights are longer, and the weather colder.  This can…

5 Great Reasons to get a Massage

By Jonathan Lund The holidays are here and this time of year is all about giving and making other people’s holiday wishes come true. But what about you? What have you done for yourself lately? Certainly it wouldn’t hurt to treat yourself while you…

Veg-Head Three-Bean Chili

Don’t let list of ingredients scare you. This is a simple and delicious fall or winter dish from Dr. Hannah Enochs, of our Fishers and South Emerson location. Ingredients: 2 Tbsp olive or vegetable oil 1 medium yellow skinned onion, chopped 1 large red…

New Year, New You!

December is undoubtedly the busiest time of the year for most of us with school programs, neighborhood parties, year-end work activities, Holiday preparations, and family get-togethers. If you are fortunate, you might carve out some time for yourself to relax and maintain your mental…

Cold-realated injuries

By Lisa Piropato, PT, DPT, ATC  It is cold weather outside! Prevention of cold-related injuries is very important for those who love to exercise outdoors all year around! Common cold-related injuries Frostbite is direct freezing to tissues when the skin temperature drops below -0.5…

What is FMS and Y-Balance?

By Matthew Zaudtke, PT, DPT, OCS, ATC, CSCS Movement is critical. The human body was made to move. We have to keep our body in motion to reduce the risks associate with a sedentary lifestyle. Some people maintain motion through participation in athletics or recreational…

25 Reasons to get a Massage

Massage is Good Medicine. The American Massage Therapy Association (AMTA) provided 25 reasons to get a massage. Relieve stress Relieve postoperative pain Reduce anxiety Manage low-back pain Help fibromyalgia pain Reduce muscle tension Enhance exercise performance Relieve tension headaches Sleep better Ease symptoms of…

Homemade Pumpkin Spice Latte

By Kaitlynn Austin, PT, DPT ¾ cup strong coffee or espresso 1 cup almond milk (or any kind of milk) 1 Tbsp pumpkin puree (avoid pumpkin pie mix, as this has additional preservatives/sweeteners. Canned puree is ok to use.) ½ Tbsp maple syrup ½…

Ask your PT – home exercises

Q: I don’t always remember to do my physical therapy home exercises. What is the most important thing I can do for my recovery (especially if I forget these)? You are not alone! One of the most common concerns that patients have is difficulty…