Our population is living longer than ever before, and the ideas of “aging gracefully” and “longevity” have become greater concerns. It’s normal to want to look good and stay healthy as we get older, and so it’s important that we understand the science behind aging and what we can do about it.
With summer comes a multitude of activities, from outdoor sports and gardening to beach vacations and long hikes, but engaging in these activities requires a certain level of physical fitness and stamina. If you want to participate in summer activities with ease and reduce the risk of injuries, it's crucial to prepare your body in advance. Learn some techniques to prepare your body for summer in Part I of this three part series.
When it comes to physical therapy, there are many different methods/systems of assessment and treatment of patients. Naturally, each method has its unique advantages and disadvantages, so it’s valuable to be familiar with multiple different thought processes.
Individuals experiencing pain often seek out care from multiple practitioners and try a number of conservative management techniques, but the best way to ensure their pain is treated properly and effectively is through a thorough examination. And in this case of a young woman experiencing pain around her shoulder blade, our very specific, targeted intervention was able to resolve the issue, so the client could get back to comfortably living her normal daily life.