Create Heart-Healthy Habits During Heart Month

Create Heart-Healthy Habits During Heart Month

February is American Heart Month, a time when health professionals like physical therapists strive to raise awareness about maintaining and improving cardiovascular health.  The month also serves as a sobering reminder that, as a society, we...
Can Exercise Ward Off Cold and Flu Symptoms?

Can Exercise Ward Off Cold and Flu Symptoms?

As cold and flu season approaches, so does the season of illness prevention.  From getting flu shots to adding a little extra Vitamin C to our diets, prevention often becomes a focus for those concerned with getting sick, missing...
Hamstring Tightness

Hamstring Tightness

Everyone at some point has felt a strong desire to stretch their hamstrings, or has said the words “my hamstrings feel tight,” or has been told their back hurts because they have “tight” hamstrings. After many years of practicing functional...