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Tips to cut 1000 calories from your Thanksgiving meal

2018-11-16T06:50:24-07:00

  Did you know the average Thanksgiving meal is over 2,000 calories and that is before you have a second serving!  Here is the average Thanksgiving meal: Turkey, white & dark meat, with skin, 6 ounces Gravy, 1/3 cup Mashed potatoes, 1 cup Cranberry sauce, 1/3 cup Green bean casserole, 1 cup Sweet potato casserole [...]

Tips to cut 1000 calories from your Thanksgiving meal2018-11-16T06:50:24-07:00

Top Neck and Shoulder Stretches: Chin Tuck

2018-11-02T08:30:55-07:00

Who doesn't use a computer related product today?  Whether it is a desktop, laptop, tablet or cell phone, it is inevitable that you will have a forward head posture when using these products.  Forward head posture contributes to most neck and shoulder pain because it positions your head in front of the shoulders.  The Chin Tuck [...]

Top Neck and Shoulder Stretches: Chin Tuck2018-11-02T08:30:55-07:00

Things that are making your low back pain worse

2018-10-24T12:56:09-07:00

Lower back pain can be uncomfortable and difficult to manage, and some common coping strategies and issues could actually be making your low back pain worse. Here are some things that could be making your low back pain worse. You lift things incorrectly -  It doesn't take lifting a heavy object to increase back pain.  [...]

Things that are making your low back pain worse2018-10-24T12:56:09-07:00

5 Exercises to Never Do After 50

2018-10-06T11:42:55-07:00

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 [...]

5 Exercises to Never Do After 502018-10-06T11:42:55-07:00

Top Neck and Shoulder Stretches: Trapezius Stretch

2018-09-17T09:37:56-07:00

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 [...]

Top Neck and Shoulder Stretches: Trapezius Stretch2018-09-17T09:37:56-07:00

5 tips to set up a proper computer workstation

2018-09-07T07:55:50-07:00

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 [...]

5 tips to set up a proper computer workstation2018-09-07T07:55:50-07:00

Best Type of Pillow for Neck Pain

2018-08-31T17:22:14-07:00

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 [...]

Best Type of Pillow for Neck Pain2018-08-31T17:22:14-07:00

Reasons Your Neck Hurts

2018-08-24T15:04:46-07:00

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 [...]

Reasons Your Neck Hurts2018-08-24T15:04:46-07:00

Best Yoga Poses for Back Pain

2018-08-10T06:35:32-07:00

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 [...]

Best Yoga Poses for Back Pain2018-08-10T06:35:32-07:00

Is your bed causing your back pain?

2018-08-03T10:36:54-07:00

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 [...]

Is your bed causing your back pain?2018-08-03T10:36:54-07:00