Written by Anne Kruse, PT, DPT, Cert MDT, Therapeutic Pain Specialist   When I first encountered the idea of mindfulness I was a busy mother of an infant and a two year old.  I was asked by my employer to take coursework in T’ai Chi so I could teach it as part of my job.  […]
Used with permission from the APTA Private Practice Section   As we head into the dog days of summer, the weather is heating up. For the nearly 5 million people in the United States with Fibromyalgia, they might experience a different kind of heat – the burning pain that typically comes along with this diagnosis. […]
Written by Ashley Wood, PT Importance of Drinking Water Water is one of the six nutrients that is essential for life.  While your body can survive for weeks without food, you can only survive a few days without water.  Water makes up 50%-70% of your body weight and is important for all systems in your […]
Written by Ben Fern, PT, MPT, Clinic Director One of the many questions you encounter as a beekeeper (other than “are you crazy?”) is “how often do you get stung?” The answer varies from beekeeper to beekeeper, depending on how much protective clothing you want to apply in the heat of the summer, but for […]
Written by Jeremy Jordan, PT, DPT, ATC, CSCS Stretching is an essential part of an overall fitness that is often overlooked. Daily stretching helps to keep muscles flexible and strong. This helps reduce risk of injury, maintain balance and reduce joint pain. Adding just 5-10 minutes of stretching into your normal fitness routine can make […]
(Used with permission from the Private Practice Section of the American Physical Therapy Association) Heart disease is a leading cause of death and disability. This shouldn’t be a surprise – it’s been at the top of the list for years. You know that taking care of your heart is important. That means doing things like […]