Harvard Health Supports the Benefits of Walking with Poles (aka Nordic Walking)!
By guest blogger Mandy Shintani Reg. OT (BC ) & Gerontologist Nordic Walking is currently one of the fastest growing forms of fitness globally, but its
Chair Yoga on PT-Connect
As 2020 continues forward, we hope that you are also making progress with your health and wellness goals. In my previous blog, I presented several
Geriatric Exercises in PT-Connect
The definition of an older person in many developed countries is 65+ years old while the UN considers 60+ years as the definition of an
An Inspiring Individual: Marylin Tsakok
Every once in a while, we like to feature someone who inspires us with their dedication to health, fitness and movement.
What is “Prehab’”?? And how to properly prepare for an elective surgery
By guest blogger Anthony Sinacore, PT, DPT, ATC Barring any significant trauma requiring immediate medical attention, musculoskeletal surgeries are typically elective. Whether its a total joint
Hand Therapy for Strokes
A stroke occurs when something (like a blood clot or plaque) blocks blood supply to the brain or when a blood vessel in the brain
What is Golfer’s Elbow and Treatment Options
By guest blogger Scott Bradley DPT, PT, CSCS If you have pain on the inside of your elbow with certain movements then you might have
Sacroiliac Joint Pain Exercises and Stretches
One of the most common causes of disability is low back pain with about 80% of the population experiencing low back pain in their lifetime.
5 Reasons Hands-on PT May Supplement or Replace Pain Meds
by guest blogger Brian Scherff, PT The American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) is undertaking an anti-opioids campaign touting the benefits of Physical Therapy (PT) over
What is Scoliosis Specific Exercise?
By guest blogger Jean Masse PT, DPT, PRC, OCS, ATC Scoliosis can have many forms. We have general categories for scoliosis and spine curvatures, but each