Active Hands Need Therapy
Posted by Chelsea Shaffer on 8/14/2018 to Active Lifestyles
National Left Handers Day is right around the corner, and so is the new school year. A big part of schooling consists of writing utensils that can often give even the most experienced writers some hand cramps. With the return of the school year and the celebration of lefties this year, there’s some questions raised about controlling arthritis and periodic hand cramps. Along with some little known facts about lefties, we’ve also brought a few new tools for those battling arthritis.
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
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
Avoiding Workout Injuries
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.