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3 Exercises for Better Heart Health

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

According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women in the United States. You can do many things to help decrease your likelihood of heart disease. These include:

  • Prioritizing a healthy diet
  • Reducing stress
  • Maintaining a healthy weight
  • Avoiding smoking and alcohol
  • Maintaining healthy blood pressure and cholesterol levels


Common Men’s Health Concerns A Physical Therapist Can Treat

Posted on by Nate Mancillas, PT, DPT, MS CSCS

As a men’s health physical therapist, I am often asked “What exactly do you treat?” I typically have to think of a response because in actuality, there is no easy answer; men’s health physical therapy is a resource that can address a wide range of issues. From pain management to mobility enhancement, it’s a holistic approach that can help you lead a healthier, happier life. Here are a few ways that we often help our patients.


Can Physical Therapy Help Improve Heart Health?

Posted on by Zachary Vandenberg, DPT

Maintaining a healthy heart is a fundamental aspect of overall well-being. While most people associate physical therapy with the treatment of pain or injury, it may surprise you to learn that physical therapy can also play a significant role in promoting heart health. In this blog, we will explore the connection between physical therapy and heart health, discussing how targeted exercises and lifestyle changes can have a positive effect on your cardiovascular system.


A Daily Walk is Worth Your Time

Posted on by Dawn Klos, ASTYM cert

How much time or distance would you need to achieve health benefits? Most research would suggest 30 minutes of walking can help you to achieve your health goals. Here are a few good reasons to schedule a daily walk.


Can PT Help Prevent Heart Disease?

Posted on by J. Cory Silver, PT, DPT, VRT, CAFS, 3DMAPS

The short answer is YES! Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States. With a widespread problem, we should consider all of our options for prevention.


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