Golf season is upon us and what a better way to get outside and exercise. But getting back into the swing of things can be tricky! Make sure to complete these 3 golfer stretches before you hit the course to prevent soreness and injury. Your body will thank you later! Forearm Stretch: To prevent "golfer's elbow" not only do you want to loosen your grip, you should also complete this forearm stretch. To complete this stretch, extend your elbow straight out in front of you.
As a physical therapist I often see common injuries among runners. In many of these cases there are just a few simple exercises that can be done to help treat the injury. Check out these three common running injuries and ways to treat them. Runner's Knee: Runner's knee AKA IT Band Syndrome is one of the most common running injuries. This injury is identified with pain on the outside of the knee. This can occur for a number of reasons but most commonly is due to weakness of
I often get asked how do you know if your physical therapist is good. Sometimes it can be hard to know what you don’t know. And just like with any healthcare provider, some are very good and some could be better. So how can you determine is you are in the right hands? Follow these tips to determine if you PT is good and right for you. The care is evidence based: A good PT will look to the latest research and data to develop the best plan of care for your diagnosis. They sho
The weather is getting warmer which means we head outdoors for grilling! Grilling food is a great way to share a meal with family and friends. But how do you keep it healthy at the same time? Try these three delicious and healthy recipes. Rosemary Grilled Chicken: First marinate two chicken breasts with olive oil, tablespoon of minced garlic, 4 sprigs of fresh rosemary (detach the leaves) and salt and pepper to taste. Marinate at least two hours. Then pre-heat the grill to m