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Dog Owners More Likely to Meet Fitness Benchmarks

Dog Owners More Likely to Meet Fitness Benchmarks

It turns out our furry friends have more to offer us than companionship and unconditional love. Based on multiple studies, dog owners are generally healthier and more likely to meet national fitness benchmarks than non-owners. How likely? According to the American...

Lower-back pain? Could be your hips.

Lower-back pain? Could be your hips.

It’s well established that about eight in 10 people in the U.S. will experience back pain at some point in their lives. And while the causes of such pain often vary, say physical therapists and other medical professionals say that increasingly, in a world that...

Parent Tips: Raise Active & Healthy Kids

Parent Tips: Raise Active & Healthy Kids

With child obesity still an epidemic in the U.S. and reams of research showing both the immediate and long-term benefits of youth exercise, it’s the duty of parents today to make movement and activity a part of kids’ lifestyles, physical therapist and other movement...

Focus on Strength, Balance Exercises to Prevent Falls

Focus on Strength, Balance Exercises to Prevent Falls

During a time when the U.S. is so focused on reducing the cost of overall medical expenses, many physical therapists and other medical professionals are eager to share a staggering number they say could be significantly reduced through preventative care: $67.7...

Exercise May Improve Your Memory & Mood

Exercise May Improve Your Memory & Mood

Orthopedic professionals such as physicians and physical therapists often refer to the human body’s kinetic chain – the notion that all bones, joints and “links” are connected, and that movement in one area can affect function in all areas. While not officially part...

Use Fitness Apps This Year, but Use Them with Caution

Use Fitness Apps This Year, but Use Them with Caution

As more people continue to turn to health apps on their smartphones to help achieve goals related to exercise and weight loss, it’s important to use such tools with an element of personal caution, say physical therapists and other medical professionals.  According to...

Avoid these five running mistakes during 5K season

Avoid these five running mistakes during 5K season

’Tis the season for weekend fun runs, charity 5Ks and multi-stage team relays. It’s also the season when physicians and physical therapists treat the highest number of injuries related to running. From plantar fasciitis and IT band friction syndrome to pain in the...

Think prevention during Stroke Awareness Month

Think prevention during Stroke Awareness Month

While we start what’s been known since 1989 as National Stroke Awareness Month (May), physical therapists are eager to point out that stroke is a medical emergency that’s highly preventable, and that movement and exercise are keys to such prevention. As is true with...

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