What is Thoracic Outlet Syndrome (TOS)?

What is Thoracic Outlet Syndrome? Thoracic Outlet Syndrome (TOS) refers to a collection of conditions that result in nerve or blood vessel stress in the neck, shoulder and arm. Symptoms commonly include arm or hand numbness, coldness, tingling, or discoloration. You may be referred…

6 Tips for Smarter Workday Eating

You’re already running late, clearly no time for breakfast at home. You plan to get oatmeal with your coffee in the drive thru, but how can you resist that maple bacon donut? You’ve crashed by mid-morning and gobble down your afternoon snack. Its 4pm…

Why Physicals Are So Important

If it’s not broken, don’t fix it. Right? Wrong. When it comes to your body it’s vital to have yearly physicals. Not only do physicals put you and your health care providers in touch about your body but it’s actually been shown that yearly…

Spring Cleaning: Toss Out Bad Habits

Spring-cleaning isn’t just about de-cluttering and organizing your home. It’s the perfect time to analyze your life and evaluate your daily habits. Check out these health-stalling habits you should toss out and replace.   Unable to Commit Jumping from workout to workout means you…

Independent Difference

Body One is a privately owned, out-patient physical therapy practice, owned and operated by physical therapists. Body One prides itself on one-on-one care, and patient-first mentality. Our promise and mission is to provide quality care and exceptional professionalism, develop personal relationships, and create a…

Taking a Break From Your Workout

Working out can be just as mentally exhausting as it is physically. Getting motivated to get off the couch and go exercise can be tough even for the most dedicated athletes. But what happens to your body when you skip an exercise session? A…

Movement Matters: Heart Matters

February is Heart Month, a time to celebrate both our love on Valentine’s Day, increasing our awareness of heart-healthy lifestyle choices, and an opportunity to consider supporting the American Heart Association and other agencies that promote improving life through healthy heart choices. For all…

Walking Your Way to Fitness

Ready to lose weight? Consider walking and not running towards your fitness goals.  A recent British study found that people who walk for regular exercise weighed less than those who participated in other types of physical activity, including: running, swimming and cycling. Walking works…

Digging Out from Snow without Pain.

As winter settles in we are all anticipating lots of snow, which means hot cocoa, snowball fights and of course snow shoveling. When done the correct way, snow shoveling can be a great workout while enjoying the outdoors. However, improper snow shoveling can lead…