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HIP TIPS FOR THE WINTER MONTHS

Feb 16, 2024
Winter has been a bit funky and on the warm side this year - for those of us who look forward to a fresh layer of snow in the morning (or a clean sheet of ice), it's been a disappointment  While we might…

HAPPY KNEES, HAPPY WINTER!

The winter is coming, which can excite some of us more than others. In order to happily survive in a cold climate like Vermont throughout the winter, most folks find it helpful to do activities outdoors that they enjoy or continue to exercise indoors. Some of that can bring on knee pain, which is what…

CELEBRATING NATIONAL EMPLOYEE OWNERSHIP MONTH!

“To build a strong team you must see someone else’s strength as a complement to your weakness, not a threat to your position or authority” – Christine Caine   October is National Employee Ownership month and PT360 is proud to be the first and only Employee-Owned Physical Therapy Cooperative in the…

BREATHING, CORE, AND POSTURE: WHY YOU SHOULD INTEGRATE ALL THREE

In the world of health and wellness, we often hear the terms breathwork, core stability, and posture tossed around. These concepts are often trained separately, which can initially be necessary to help an individual develop awareness and understanding of their breathing patterns, core activation, and…

NEW PROGRAM - BLOCKED MILK DUCT THERAPY

With over 5,000 babies born in Vermont each year, there is a strong need for perinatal support as mothers often do not always get the lactation support they need following birth. One ailment affecting up to 20% of women is blocked milk ducts. Blocked milk ducts can be caused by: inadequate breast emptying…

GET PUMPED UP FOR PADDLE SPORTS!

Paddle sports, whether it be paddle boarding, kayaking, or canoeing, are a great way to get outside, enjoy nature, and get a great workout. While using a paddle obviously works the upper body, it also involves the trunk and legs. Controlling the vessel requires a combination of pushing and pulling through…

DON'T GET IN A PICKLE WITH INJURIES!

Pickleball is the fastest growing sport in the United States right now – even around Vermont, local parks and facilities are turning extra space into Pickleball courts to meet the growing demand of the community.  If you haven’t heard of it, Pickleball is a racquet sport that combines many elements of…

RUNNING IN SPRINGTIME

Spring has sprung!  Well, at the least the snow has melted, which is a pretty significant sign of things to come for Vermont. As the days become longer and sidewalks become clearer, many people become more active outside, especially with walking or running. This can be a significant change in activity…

PROTECT YOURSELF FROM TICKS

Spring is around the corner and although March has been snowy, the weather is slowly warming up and ticks will soon start to pop up. With ticks come tick-borne illness: Lyme disease, Bartonella, Babesia, anaplasmosis, and others. Luckily, there are many ways to prevent tick bites. Read on for information…

FIVE GOAL SETTING TIPS FOR THE NEW YEAR

The start of the new year often means new resolutions and establishing new routines!  However, many of us have a difficult time sticking to the changes that we make in January through the rest of the calendar year and/or the rest of our lives.  There are a variety of reasons this happens but most often…

SNOW SHOVEL SAFETY

The snow has arrived!  Granted, the storm brought less than expected to some parts of Vermont but it certainly was wet, heavy, and hard to move.  No doubt some of you have snow blowers to take care of the driveway (or even a plow service), but the snow shovel is still a household staple to clear porches,…