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…

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…

The Power of the Breath

By: Eric Oberst, PT, DPT Have you ever had nagging pain or injury that you couldn’t seem to shake? Maybe there’s been a time where you’ve experienced a more intense pain that you went to go see your favorite physical therapist for. In either…

POSTURE IS KEY!

Well…Mom was right!  Turns out that maintaining good posture is quite important, especially as we progress through the lifespan. Directly or indirectly, poor posture results in many orthopedic conditions that require medical attention.  When we talk about posture, the first area many people think…

Hike Your Way to Healthy

Discovering a workout that you enjoy can be challenging. When it comes to fun outdoor activities, hiking is a great one to try. Not only is it good exercise, but it can feel more like fun than a workout.   Hiking can seem intimidating…