Why You Need a Physical Therapist on Your Healthcare Team
With health in sharp focus as a result of the pandemic, now may be a good time to look at the team of experts you have in place and see if there are any improvements you could make.
Can Standing a Certain Way Cause a Muscle Imbalance?
Have you ever thought about how much time you spend on one leg throughout the day? Whether walking, running or standing, spending an equal amount of time on each leg is important to maintaining proper muscle balance.
Physical Therapy: A Cost-Effective Method of Treatment for Pain
Achy joints, stiff neck, back pain, creaky knees… sound familiar? If you are experiencing any of these bodily sensations, you are not alone.
Lyme Disease: How to avoid it and how we can help treat it
Last year, my family and I moved to a beautiful patch of woods in Lititz, PA. It is very scenic and my twin daughters love playing in nature. However, there is an unseen danger lurking out there that we all need to be aware of…ticks!
Blood flow Restriction Training (BFRT)
Blood flow restriction training is becoming more popular in the training and rehabilitation world. It is a very useful technique that helps patients recover faster and more efficiently, especially for those who are limited in lifting heavier weights.
A Stay at Home Start Up Workout for Beginners
Written by Aaron Brustad
As we all spend more time at home during this pandemic, it is more important than ever to stay active to ensure our health and wellness. While we all may be feeling a bit stir crazy throughout this time, what better time to get started with some activities at home?
Written by Natasha Clarke, DPT
Pain can be difficult to explain to others, and sometimes patients experiencing chronic pain are faced with colleagues or loved ones that don’t understand. When you stub your toe that pain will usually follow, but why is it that it sometimes lingers on? Have you ever wondered why we feel pain?
Healthy Eating during Uncertain Times
Written by Lori Kerr
As the days go by and we are spending extended time at home, many of us are wondering how to keep our bodies healthy. Maintaining proper nutrition and good eating habits can be extremely beneficial during times of uncertainty.
The Importance of Standing throughout the Day
As the days of being under quarantine lengthen, the phrase “I have nothing to do”, is becoming more and more common. In some cases, this is creating a lot of “couch-time” and not a lot of movement throughout the day. Here is one of the easy things to add into your daily regimen to get moving.
The Benefits of Fresh Air on Mental Well-being
Written by Amy Petraco
The recent spread of novel COVID-19 have required many to self-isolate, thereby increasing the amount of time that people are spending indoors. While many are feeling anxious, bored and stressed with the requirement to stay home, it is important to acknowledge the benefits of fresh air.