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Heart Healthy: Take Care Of Your Body’s Most Important Muscle

Posted on by Zachary Vandenberg, DPT

Your heart is the body’s most vital muscle. Maintaining a heart-healthy lifestyle is essential for overall well-being, and physical therapists (PTs) play a crucial role in addressing cardiovascular concerns and overcoming pain barriers that may hinder exercise.

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At Home Workout When You Feel Like Skipping the Gym: 5 Simple Exercises

Posted on by Brandon Bowers, PT, DPT, Astym Cert.

In today’s fast-paced world, finding the time to hit the gym can be challenging. But what if you could improve your strength and fitness from the comfort of your home with just a few basic exercises? That’s right – you don’t need fancy equipment or a pricey gym membership to unlock your full potential. With a little determination and these five simple exercises, you’ll be well on your way to a stronger, healthier you.

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What’s Your Sleep Style? Plus 4 Tips For Better Rest

Posted on by Peter Batz, PT, DPT, OCS, CMTPT/DN, AIB-VR/CON

“Sleep style” refers to your body’s natural tendency to fall asleep at a certain time. To learn more about your sleep style and ways to get better rest, answer a few simple questions below.

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3 Tips Your Physical Therapist Wants You To Know For Setting Fitness Goals

Posted on by Erik Krol, MOT, OTR/L

As we enter the time of year when we have warmer weather and longer days, it can be an exciting time for many with a new rush of fresh energy to get outdoors or start a new fitness routine. It can be a daunting feeling, as well, with a new blank slate that needs a starting point. Whatever your goals and energies are focused on for this upcoming year, here are some ideas for helping you set goals for your fitness routine.

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Take A Deep Breath: Breathing Techniques For Managing Stress

Posted on by Zachary Vandenberg, DPT

Stress is unavoidable, but how we manage it can make all the difference in our overall well-being. One powerful tool that often goes overlooked is the simple act of breathing. In this blog, we’ll explore breathing techniques that can be your secret weapon in combating stress and improving your mental and physical health.

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Is Being Pain-Free Part Of Your Goals? Here’s How Physical Therapy Can Help You Feel Your Best

Posted on by Paige Gibbens, PT, DPT

There’s no better time than now to start those goals you have set for yourself. This includes taking care of aches and pains you may be having. Pain may be common, but it is not normal, and physical therapy may be able to help. Physical therapy can help with injuries, prevent falls, and enhance function with day-to-day activities and hobbies. If any of the above sounds like you, physical therapy could be your answer! Let’s take a closer look how physical therapy can help.

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3 Health Resolutions That Can Help You Build Healthy Habits All Year Long

Posted on by Tanner Neuberger, PT, DPT, TDN Level 1

Over the past few months, you may have noticed that gyms have become overcrowded, healthy and fresh foods are snatched up at grocery stores like hotcakes, and people furiously write down their New Year Resolutions. If you’re like the average person, you stick to these resolutions for a month or two before you ultimately drop them. For what reason? Most goals I see are too lofty and would benefit from some simplicity to maintain consistently.

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2 Ways Exercise Can Help Improve Focus

Posted on by Paige Gibbens, PT, DPT

It’s no secret that exercise is an important part of life. Exercise is most commonly known to improve physical health, but it can also positively affect mental health. Did you know exercise can also improve focus, learning, memory, and reasoning1? Let’s look at a few ways this is accomplished.

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