Gymnasts require more flexibility than the general athlete to perform the necessary skills of their sport. Summertime is a great time to focus on increasing flexibility. Since stretching is an important component of training, it is a good idea to review some of the safest ways to stretch to prevent injury and progress flexibility.
Osteoarthritis (OA) can have a major impact on essential and functional activities of daily living. It can reduce or hinder a person’s ability to walk, ride a bike, climb stairs or get on the ground to play with children and grandchildren.
The comparison between women and men is a common one, and the medical world is no exception. Many dysfunctions and diseases are statistically greater in one gender over the other, including Temporomandibular Dysfunction (TMD).
Posted on by Jovie Murtha, PT, Women's Health Specialist
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Diastasis recti...sounds like an odd sea creature, doesn't it? If you are a pregnant mom, or have recently delivered, you may be familiar with the term.
Osteoarthritis (OA) is the most common type of arthritis.1 The degenerative joint disease is due to a breakdown of cartilage. Arthritis can occur in many joints including the hands, hips, knees, lower back, neck and shoulders.
You may be asking this question: what on earth is an AlterG anti-gravity treadmill?
AlterG Anti-Gravity Treadmills are considered anti-gravity because they use innovative “Differential Air Pressure (DAP)” technology that counteracts gravitational forces, gently adjusting body weight from 100 percent down to as low as 20 percent.1Read More