Sitting Disease

By Ryan Cotton, PT, DHS, OCS  “Sitting disease” is a catchy term, now recognized in the medical community, which describes health risk factors associated with a sedentary lifestyle. According to a 2008 Vanderbilt University study, the average American spends 55% of their waking time…

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….