I think by now most of us have heard either a little or a lot about walking or running barefoot, or using “barefoot shoes”. (By the way, this is a phrase that drives me crazy; once you are wearing shoes, you are no longer barefoot!) I know that as a physical therapist, I get asked […]
Great Moves Physical Therapy Blog: News, Info & Tips
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Whether you bike, hike, golf, or play in a summer sports league – just moving means a lot. There’s no shortage of evidence supporting the importance of exercise in prevention and treatment for arthritis, low back pain, and a host of other common conditions. And with Millennials expected to face increased risks of disability, exercise […]
Your attitude matters when it comes to Rehab and Wellness! Research has shown that individual approach to wellness and therapy programs can have a dramatic impact on outcomes. Pain science and research on traumatic brain injuries has shown even more evidence that attitude matters when it comes to how people progress with rehab and fitness goals. […]
If you suffer from lower back pain, get the facts. What causes it? How can it be prevented? How can it be treated? Read the full article now.
Everyone knows how to do a sit up. And by now, most people know that the sit up is also an exercise that can potentially stress your back more than it helps stabilize your core. So what alternatives are there if you are looking to strengthen your core pillar stability without risk to your spine or […]
Plantar fasciitis is a more common injury than you might think. Extremely painful many times, the first step in treating plantar fasciitis is to first properly identify that you indeed have plantar fasciitis. Then, in many cases, physical therapy can be a first line of treatment.