Staying Active While Injured

Posted by Chelsea Shaffer on 7/16/2018 to Water Exercise 0 Comments
Staying Active While Injured

Summer’s finally here and that means parks, pools, vacations, and general exercise. However, for a lot of us it also means sitting at home and resting because of an injury. It’s not always easy to get up and going, especially in the summer heat but it’s certainly possible! Physical therapy can come in many forms, and we’re here to share a few tricks to aid you in a speedy recovery.

The Blueprint to Staying Healthy

Posted by Chelsea Shaffer on 6/28/2018 to Active Lifestyles 0 Comments
The Blueprint to Staying Healthy

This month we’re celebrating Men’s health by raising awareness for it and offering a guide to help aid in some of the daily struggles the men in our life go through. What can be determined as a standard for “good health” can be anything from a healthy heart to a healthy mind but we’ve found that some of the solutions to these conditions coincide with each other. What can heal your heart can also heal your mind.

Keeping Fit Poolside

Posted by Bonnie Joffee on 4/13/2018 to Water Exercise 0 Comments
Keeping Fit Poolside
Pool exercising is an excellent form of exercise for people of all ages and abilities. The buoyancy of the water prevents increased pressure and stress on the injured part of the body. Pool exercise not only improves agility, strength, balance and stamina, but it also contributes to cardiovascular and neurological health. Here are some great ways to get your pool exercise in regardless of being indoors or out.

Avoiding Workout Injuries

Posted by Bonnie Joffee on 3/20/2018 to General Health 0 Comments
Avoiding Workout Injuries
To help avoid workout injuries, be careful to not be over zealousness when beginning a work out regimen; muscle strains and sprains, tendonitis, knee injuries, shin splints, dislocated shoulders, and so on can occur if you are not careful. Once an injury occurs, it is that much more difficult to get back to the commitment of exercising, losing weight and adopting a healthier lifestyle.

ACL Injury and Recovery

Posted by Bonnie Joffe on 2/15/2018 to Lower Body Fitness 0 Comments
ACL Injury and Recovery

Treatments with an injured ACL varies depending on the patient’s desire to return to full capabilities. And because a torn ACL cannot heal without surgery, it becomes a lifestyle decision. Individuals in the older population may be more likely to forego surgery and live a less physically active life post injury. If the knee is still in tact, non-surgical treatment options are available.

Exercising with a Fitness Tracker

Posted by Bonnie Joffe on 1/23/2018 to Exercise Accessories 0 Comments
Exercising with a Fitness Tracker
Fitness Trackers help encourage multiple factors of active living, one of which is the social aspect. It has been found that an increase in physical activity has been directly linked to social factors, such as support from friends or family members and even friendly competition.