Treat Tight Hamstrings to Protect Your Back, Knees 

Treat Tight Hamstrings to Protect Your Back, Knees 

In an age when so many in the U.S. spend the bulk of their days seated and/or sedentary, one of the more common muscle imbalance issues involves right hamstrings. And while simply having tight hamstrings isn’t a major health problem in and of itself, the long-term...
Dynamic Warm-Ups Reduce Injury, Improve Performance 

Dynamic Warm-Ups Reduce Injury, Improve Performance 

It’s generally understood by most that warming up before exercise or competition (i.e., that 5K fun run) is essential in performing your best while warding off potential injury.  What may not be universally understood, however, is what truly constitutes a proper...
Keys to Avoiding an Exercise Hibernation This Winter

Keys to Avoiding an Exercise Hibernation This Winter

As the days shorten and the weather cools, heralding the approach of another winter, our physical therapy team offers a word of warning: While hibernation may seem appealing this time of year, especially as we trudge through the current health crisis, it’s paramount...
Combat holiday stress with exercise

Combat holiday stress with exercise

When a demanding holiday season leaves you twisted in knots from the stresses of commitments, crowds, shopping and entertaining, mounds of research point to a simple solution to such anxiety: sweat away that stress by making exercise a part of your holiday...