WHAT’S YOUR NEXT THING?

We all have that one thing that we love to do, right? In the context of exercise and fitness, it may be walking, jogging, CrossFit, hiking, swimming, Orange Theory, weightlifting, tennis, cycling, Silver Sneakers, climbing, Pilates, Yoga, or competitive sports. The list is exhaustive…

Let Me Tell You Something…

From time to time I step back and listen to myself talk to patients. Mostly I cringe, sometimes I’m proud, and at times I just laugh at what comes out of my mouth. What I am most aware of, not only from myself and…

Why Does Posture Matter?

Your mother said it. Your teachers said it. Now your Physical Therapist is saying it…sit up straight, tuck in your chin,  and stick out your chest! These words often resonate with us in a negative context; yet improving your posture may be the best…

Don’t Fall Into Madness

Don’t Fall Into Madness It’s October, and the dropping temperatures at night and decreasing daylight leave no doubts that we are descending into fall. Why should that matter to you? We are entering the season of limited time and motivation to exercise, culminating on…

Rehab is like…swimming upstream?

The rehabilitation process is different for everyone: some need a tune-up, some a new set of tires, and some a complete overhaul. But when people ask me to describe the rehabilitation process in a nutshell, I keep coming back to the analogy of swimming…

Physical Therapy Myths – Busted

I have always enjoyed the Discovery Channel program Mythbusters, where special effects experts Jamie Hyneman and Adam Savage consult with specialists in a variety of topics to dispel common myths and urban legends.  Will your airbag explode at the expense of your thumbs? Unlikely….

Summer Fitness Goals and Activities

Summer weather has arrived ahead of schedule, school will soon be out, the track is buzzing, and you’re ready to burst out into your summer fitness program, hobbies and other activities, right? Well, if you’re like most of us, you’ve been busy this spring,…