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Properly Setting Up Your Home Workstation
Written by Lauren Wills, DPT
In this video, Lauren, DPT, walks you through the proper way to setup your home workstation. Special thanks to our model, Krystle Groff, PTA.
When the Weather Gets Cold, Don’t Forget to Warm Up!
Colder weather means some changes to how we exercise. Of course, it’s harder to motivate yourself to go for a run or bike ride when the temperature drops. But this isn’t to say that you shouldn’t be active outdoors in the cold, it just means you may have to make a few changes to your routine.
Developing Physical Awareness
No matter how you’re doing during these times, now is as good a time as any to be physically aware of what you’re doing and how you’re doing it.
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.
Top Ten Tips to Avoid Injury while Spring Cleaning
Spring cleaning is a great way to recharge and get your house back in order, however organizing closets and cleaning out the basement can create achy, stiff joints, and tight muscles. Here are 10 tips to help you avoid injury while cleaning this spring.
Who, Me? Three Factors that Increase Your Risk for Falls
Falls are a real occurrence and considering your risk for a fall now can save you from one big nightmare later on. In this post, we discuss three main factors that can substantially increase your risk for falls. Assess your risk now and keep a potential fall from happening.
Are you a New Year’s Resolution Newbee, Master or Flunkee?
There are 3 types of people who choose a goal from the health & wellness category as a New Year’s resolution: the resolution newbie, the resolution master, & the resolution flunkee. Let’s see which category you most identify with—and how focusing on the right strategy can help you get healthier.
Keeping Kids Safe: 3 Hidden Dangers from a Musculoskeletal Expert
As a parent, one of our primary concerns is keeping our kids healthy and happy. Surprisingly, there are a few common kid-behaviors that we as parents may often see our kids doing, without even realizing the potential danger.
Effects of Bad Posture & How to Fix It
Have you ever noticed that grandma or grandpa seem to lose inches as they age and sometimes may seem to have a rounded upper back? Some of this is just the natural aging process, but there are things we can do now to prevent and correct this curving of the spine before it’s too late.