In our increasingly technology-driven world, many of us are accustomed to spending our lives slumped over our laptops or slouching over mobile phones for large parts of the day at work. However, we know that remaining seated in an incorrect posture for extended hours eventually leads to issues with the body’s ligaments, muscles, and joints.How isContinue Reading »
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Category: Health Tips
What Is The Best Foot Care Routine When I’m Standing All Day?
If you work in a profession like medicine, customer service, or the hospitality industry. Where you spend the better part of the day on your feet, discomfort and soreness in your feet and ankles are likely to be a regular thing for you.Why? Because when we walk or stand, the feet absorb our entire bodyContinue Reading »
Can Physical Therapy Help With My Concussion?
Concussion is perhaps one of humanity’s most common injuries. Especially in the sporting world. Nobody is immune to concussions, and it’s impossible to completely prevent them when suffering an accident or sporting head injury.According to estimates, almost 3.8 million sports and recreation related concussions occur every 12 months in the United States.It’s also estimated that 10%Continue Reading »
Are Good Foot Orthotics Worth It? And How Can They Help Me?
What Are Foot Orthotics?Foot orthotics are a tool frequently used by Physical Therapists to assist clients who are experiencing foot pain and/or discomfort further up the body – including the ankles, shin bones, knees and hips – that have likely been caused by either an injury or deformities that have developed within the feet. AlsoContinue Reading »
Why Does My Jaw Hurt Every Time I Chew, Yawn, Or Open My Mouth?
Is your jaw causing you pain when chewing, yawning, or opening your mouth? Asking yourself ‘why does my jaw hurt’? There could be various reasons why you are suffering discomfort with your jaw. Let’s see if we can help! There are a number of factors that contribute to jaw pain. Oftentimes, jaw pain is causedContinue Reading »
Why Do I Feel Like I Am Losing My Balance The Older I Get?
Before I answer this question, I would like to share more of what this person said to me about the problems they were having with their balance: “ I began noticing that in my mid to late 50’s that I didn’t feel as steady on my feet as what I should…I mean, I am anContinue Reading »