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Tips from a PT: How to Perfect the Squat

Posted on by Kathleen Warner PT, DPT, OCS

Squats are a foundational exercise movement. When you squat, you move at multiple joints via the action of several major muscle groups. A squat involves a hip hinge and bending at the knee and ankle. A squat is also a functional movement. Every time you sit down in a chair or get up from a seated position, you move through a squat pattern. Despite the familiarity of this movement pattern, it is easy to make errors with your squat form. So here are some tips to help you squat better (and maybe even with less pain or less risk of injury).

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Stronger than Yesterday: The Squat (Infographic)

Posted on by Athletico

Beginning a new strength training routine can seem overwhelming, especially when deciding what movements to incorporate.

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Three Ways to Avoid Knee Pain at the Gym

Posted on by Athletico

Many patients come to physical therapy with knee pain as a result of gym workouts. Here are three ways to avoid knee pain while working out at the gym: (more…)

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