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GOLF AND YOUR LOW BACK

May 13, 2022
Many local golfers are itching to get back on the course as the weather starts to warm up, and we need to make sure our backs and bodies are prepared for the demands required of us to swing the club efficiently. Low…

TICK-BORNE ILLNESS PREVENTION AND EARLY TREATMENT - REVISTED!

As the warmer weather comes along, many people are taking long walks with their family and/or pets.  Unfortunately, this is the time of year when the deer ticks start becoming active and searching for their first, big blood meal.   Prevention is the best cure for Lyme and tick-borne illness.  There…

PLANTAR FASCIITIS - IT'S A REAL PAIN!

Springtime in Vermont is a magical place - the rainy days drizzle to an end, the flowers start to bloom, and the mud eventually dries up. Then it's time to go outside and enjoy the longer, warmer days.  At this time of year, we often see patients come to the clinic with reports of pain on the bottom…

DON'T LET SHIN SPLINTS STOP YOUR STRIDE!

Signs of spring in Vermont are making their appearance, from the crocuses poking their heads out of the ground to the near-impassable muddy ruts forming on our dirt roads to the increasing numbers of Vermonters getting outside to walk, run, bike, and play.  With the return to outdoor activity comes the…

MARCH IS NATIONAL ATHLETIC TRAINING MONTH!

The 2022 theme for National Athletic Training Month is to celebrate Athletic Trainers providing health care everywhere!  One of PT360’s cooperative owners, Heather Chernyshov, MS, ATC, NCTMB, embodies that theme, having worked in several different settings and provided different care options throughout…

VOLUNTEERING IS GOOD FOR THE HEART (IN MORE WAYS THAT ONE!)

Cardiovascular health is an important facet of overall wellness, as heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States¹ and almost half of Americans either have high blood pressure or take blood pressure medication². Common methods to address heart conditions include medication, exercise,…

EXERCISING FOR HEART HEALTH

Not only is February the month of L O V E, it is also American Heart Month. This year, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) are focusing on educating folks about hypertension, also known as uncontrolled high blood pressure. Hypertension increases risk of stroke, heart disease, visual…

SNOWFIT - MORE THAN A CLASS

SNOWFIT was originally developed as an aquatic exercise class for Cancer Survivors.  Since its inception, we have opened the 93-degree salt water to caregivers, family, and friends of survivors. The class consists of dynamic warmups, core stabilization, full body strengthening, and a whole lot of fun…

NEW CLASSES FOR NEW YEAR'S RESOLUTIONS!

Movement is important and it plays a critical role in our daily lives. It can affect our mood, productivity levels, and overall mindset. When we feel confident in our movements throughout the day (walking up stairs, carrying groceries, kneeling down to the floor and getting back up – ‘functional movements’),…

TIPS FOR HAPPY HIPS THIS WINTER

As the colder weather arrives and the snow starts to fall, many of us begin digging out our winter gear in anticipation of outdoor activities, whether that means snowshoeing, skating, skiing, snowboarding, or even walking with friends. Let’s be honest, it is really hard to enjoy a Vermont winter if you…

START YOUR DAY WITH HEALTHY HABITS

How do you start your day? Is self-care on your list? It's easy to get caught up in our schedules of work, family, cooking, chores, appointments, and other things that just come up each day. Making time for yourself first thing in the morning can help face any and all issues with a clear head. These…