A recent study by European Journal of Cardiology predicts life longevity with a simple test of getting up off the floor. How do you do on this test?
Great Moves Physical Therapy Blog: News, Info & Tips
Read the latest news, tips, and info blog articles from Great Moves Physical Therapy:
Fact: Among those adult 65 years and older, falls are the leading causes of injury. Read more facts about falls and how to prevent them.
Ever wonder what physical therapists use for diagnostic testing? Keep reading. Physical therapists use diagnostics much the same as doctors to evaluate conditions. However, a physical therapist doesn’t do the actual screening. That’s typically done by a radiologist – a doctor who specializes in medical imaging or radiology. But a physical therapist can use an […]
Every so often, I get that question, “What do you think about CrossFit?” This is the time of year that it comes up more than usual, so here’s what I think. I think CrossFit has some great things going for it. It uses a big variety of movements, and very few machines. Both the intensity of […]
We have discussed how being barefoot can be a benefit, but why is there so much controversy? The reality is that a lot of people who switch to barefoot shoes do have increased pain and injury. Before you can make a decision about when or if to switch to barefoot or to using more minimal […]
As discussed in the last post, there is a lot of controversy about barefoot walking and running. There is no question, however, that some people really enjoy it and feel that they have seen a number of benefits. Let’s take a closer look at some of the benefits of being barefoot. 1) Increased sensory input. […]