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.
Heat or Ice for Pain? It Depends…
When it comes to managing symptoms at home, many patients report they avoid utilizing adjuncts, including heat and ice, due to a lack of knowledge on which one they could, or should, be using.
Practicing Mindfulness in Times of Uncertainty
Written by Daulton Rutter, DPT, OCS
In times such as these, practicing mindfulness can help to calm the mind, comfort our spirits, and facilitate mental and physical well-being. But what is mindfulness?
Arthritis + Aquatics = Pain Relief
Simply put, arthritis hurts! So, what can we do to manage those painful symptoms?
What is a Net Promoter Score (NPS)?
HARTZ Physical Therapy is proud to have achieved an average Net Promoter Score in 2019 of 96.
Aquatic Therapy Isn’t Just for Older People
Aquatic therapy is often an overlooked form of rehabilitation when it comes to individuals with sports related injuries.
Physical Therapy Can Help With Your Resolutions
More activity is great for your health, energy levels, sleep, and mood. However, ramping up your activity level too quickly after a holiday season of eating, drinking and being merry can lead to pain, injury and disappointment if your body isn't ready for it.