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Four Exercises You Can Do at Home While Watching TV

like what you see? share…FacebookTwitterLinkedin Watching television can be a fun way to spend a night at home, especially when there are so many great shows to choose from. Many conversations now start with, “Did you watch that new show on Netflix?” While it is fun to binge-watch a television show, sitting for long periods […]

The Ergonomic Workstation

like what you see? share…FacebookTwitterLinkedin Having an ergonomic workstation means that your desk and the things on it are arranged in such a way, that they prevent injury and are well within reach and use. An ergonomic workstation also promotes good posture. Posture is the position in which you hold your body upright against gravity […]

Stretches You Can Do at Work

like what you see? share…FacebookTwitterLinkedin Need to take a movement break? Sitting at a desk all day can take a toll on your health and can lead to chronic health conditions such as heart disease, obesity, and more. If you work at a desk or sit for the majority of your day, you need to […]

5 Ways to Overcome Stress at Work

like what you see? share…FacebookTwitterLinkedin There is a close relationship between health and productivity. It is important to raise awareness about employee’s well-being as we celebrate National Employee Wellness Month. Many of the most effective stress control mechanisms are surprisingly physical in nature.  Encouraging them in the workplace can have a positive impact on the […]

Top 5 Benefits of Cross-Training

like what you see? share…FacebookTwitterLinkedin We’ve all had exercise ruts: Our weight loss stalls, our strength seems at a standstill, and every workout feels like misery. If that’s happened to you, there’s something that your body might be trying to tell you: cross-train. All athletes have physical specialties, and as a result, they tend to […]

Physical Therapy for Rheumatoid Arthritis

like what you see? share…FacebookTwitterLinkedin The World Health Organization (WHO) reported that rheumatoid arthritis usually begins between the ages of 20 and 40. This disease may cause deformity and pain due to the weakening of bone joints and ligaments. Rheumatoid arthritis is typically diagnosed through blood tests or looking at the bone structures through imaging […]

8 Tips for an Enjoyable Bike Ride

like what you see? share…FacebookTwitterLinkedin Optimizing your bike and clothing isn’t just for competitive racers. Even if you’re just looking to ride a few miles recreationally, you can be more comfortable and have more fun by following our tips for a more enjoyable bike ride! 1. Check Tire Pressure If your tires are too soft, […]

PT News April 2021

like what you see? share…FacebookTwitterLinkedin This time in PT News we recap what our clinics have been posting throughout April 2021. We are excited to bring you current physical therapy-based posts featuring published articles from PTandMe partnering clinics! 1. Physical Therapy Can Relieve Your Arthritis Pain in These 4 Ways Written by Cornerstone Physical Therapy […]

Posture is a leading cause of Neck Pain.

like what you see? share…FacebookTwitterLinkedin Neck pain is a common problem among adults and with the help of smartphones and tablets, is becoming more frequent among young adults.  Studies have shown that the incidence of neck pain is increasing making it second only to low back pain in worker’s compensation costs.  Seventy percent of adults […]

3 Types of Athletic Injuries

like what you see? share…FacebookTwitterLinkedin Did you know that most athletic injuries can be boiled down into three main categories?  Acute, Overuse and Chronic.  Physical therapists that specialize in sports medicine, help athletes experiencing pain get back in their sport.  From the time of the injury through recovery and performance, the licensed physical therapists that […]

Most Common Orthopedic-Related Injuries

like what you see? share…FacebookTwitterLinkedin If you feel pain after a fall, sporting accident, or sudden movement, it is recommended that you have yourself checked by an orthopedic specialist. This is important to assess if you have sustained injuries that have affected your joints, bones, and connective tissues. Orthopedic doctors recommend that you don’t treat […]

Gardening Ergonomics

like what you see? share…FacebookTwitterLinkedin It’s that time of year again. Time to exchange snow shovels and winter boots with gardening tools and watering cans. While the warmer weather brings on a new sense of happiness and energy, we need to remember to use proper body mechanics and follow general safety to avoid muscle aches […]

The Role of Physical Therapy in Sports Medicine

like what you see? share…FacebookTwitterLinkedin Sports medicine through physical therapy comes in many forms. Many clinics keep licensed athletic trainers on staff that will go on-site to schools and other sporting events to act as an initial caregiver at the time of an injury. If an injury occurs, you may be referred to physical therapy. […]

Common Basketball Injuries

like what you see? share…FacebookTwitterLinkedin Whether you are a weekend warrior or involved in youth sports, athletes ages 5-75 can experience injuries from playing the games they love. Physical therapists are adept at working with patients suffering from common basketball injuries and can help in a variety of different ways. One of the most common basketball […]

PT News March 2021

like what you see? share…FacebookTwitterLinkedin This time in PT News we recap what our clinics have been posting throughout February and March 2021. We are excited to bring you current physical therapy-based posts featuring published articles from PTandMe partnering clinics! 1. 5 Common Sports Injuries: Causes, Prevention, and Treatment Written by Wright Physical Therapy with […]