5 Exercises to Never Do After 50

October 6th, 2018 (No Comments)

Working out after 50 requires a much different approach than when you are in your 20’s.  You body changes significantly in flexibility, strength, and recovery and it is important that the exercises you perform acknowledge that. Here are 5 exercises to never do after 50. Plyometric Exercises – These are exercises that require explosive movements […]

Top Neck and Shoulder Stretches: Trapezius Stretch

September 16th, 2018 (No Comments)

Here are the top neck and shoulder stretches everyone should be doing.  Neck pain can have many different causes and almost all of them included muscle tightness and muscle guarding.  Breaking up the tension in you neck and shoulders is one of the key elements to recovery.  It is important that when performing stretches in the […]

5 tips to set up a proper computer workstation

September 6th, 2018 (No Comments)

Did you know that seated postures increase pressure in the spine by 50% versus standing?  This can be compounded by a slouching posture and can lead to computer workstation back pain.  Here are 5 tips to make sure that your computer workstation is set up properly: Have the right chair – The proper chair is the […]

Best Type of Pillow for Neck Pain

August 31st, 2018 (No Comments)

Have you ever woken up with a stiff neck and wondered if your pillow is causing your neck pain?  Well you could be right.  Your pillow is very important in maintaining proper neck posture while you sleep.  So what are the best types of pillows for neck pain? Pillows are very individual so it is […]

Reasons Your Neck Hurts

August 24th, 2018 (No Comments)

Reasons Your Neck Hurts and what to do about it There are many reasons you neck may hurt and the treatment of neck pain is never the same for everyone. Knowing some of the common cause can help you better treat your neck pain! Degenerative Disk Disease (DDD) – As you get older you will inevitably […]

Best Yoga Poses for Back Pain

August 10th, 2018 (No Comments)

There are a lot of different exercises that can help with your back pain. Yoga exercises are a great option for people experiencing back pain. The controlled, core-centric movements of yoga not only help strengthen but increase joint flexibility.  We often incorporate certain Yoga exercises into our physical therapy programming.  Check out these best yoga […]

Is your bed causing your back pain?

August 3rd, 2018 (No Comments)

With so many causes of back pain, many people forget to look at their bed as a potential source.  Considering you are spending about 1/3 of your life on one you should ask the question, is your bed causing your back pain? So how do you evaluate if your bed is contributing to your back […]

Diet can reduce back pain

July 20th, 2018 (No Comments)

As they say, “You are what you eat!”  What we eat can help us meet many health and fitness goals.  So you might think your diet can reduce back pain,and you would be right.  Check out these diet tips to help reduce back pain. Stay hydrated – The discs in your spine are primarily made […]

Medical Treatment versus Back Pain

June 8th, 2018 (No Comments)

Medical treatment versus Back Pain, Who wins that battle? Physicians have been trying to find a quick, effective way to treat back pain.  This has included oral medications, shots, and even surgery.  While some of these have provided short term relief, most have not been effective for long term relief. Though Americans spend an estimated $80 […]

4 tips to prevent Alzheimer’s

June 1st, 2018 (No Comments)

Alzheimer’s can start manifesting itself as early as your 30’s. So following certain lifestyle choices can be instrumental in reducing the risk of Alzheimer’s. Here are 4 key lifestyle tips: EXERCISE REGULARLY, AT A HIGH INTENSITY – Exercise can protect against Alzheimer’s because it not only increases blood flow to the brain, but it loosens […]

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