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ATHLETIC TRAINERS ARE ESSENTIAL TO HEALTHCARE

Mar 12, 2021
Every March, PT360 likes to recognize all the hard-working athletic trainers who are a part of our cooperative and all of the athletic trainers within our community. To celebrate National Athletic Trainers…

"WEEDING OUT" GARDENING PAIN

Gardening is a wonderful activity for the mind, body, and soul. Along with the rewards, comes hard manual labor, sore muscles, and the possibilities of injury. Many people tend to be “weekend gardeners” or think of gardening as a casual day of fun spent outdoors. Warming up, stretching, and preparing…

GET PRIMED FOR THE GOLF SEASON!

Many local golfers are itching to get back on the course as the weather warms up, and we need to make sure our bodies are prepared for the demands required of us to swing the club efficiently. Therefore, now that it is safe for us play golf with friends and family again, and the safety precautions pertaining…

SMALL GROUP TRAINING - WHAT IS IT ALL ABOUT?

What are the "Small Group Trainings" at PT360? And who are they for?   Fit Over 40 Small Group Training, Jen Farrugia’s signature program, was born out of the idea that it isn’t always ideal to go directly back into group fitness classes right from orthopedic rehabilitation if the patient is not feeling…

PILATES FOR CORE STRENGTHENING

Pilates may sound like a trendy term of exercise.  What exactly is it?  Well, the name Pilates comes from Joseph Pilates, a German man born in the late 1880’s.  He was a fitness enthusiast, well known today for his training with boxers and specifically in the performing arts with dancers.  His developed…

IN-PERSON PT OR TELEHEALTH: KNOW YOUR OPTIONS!

Last week's blog, Take Charge of Your Day with PT360, highlighted the many classes we are currently offering via Zoom video conferencing. Hopefully many of you have taken advantage of some of these options to maintain your fitness (and sanity!) during the Stay Home, Stay Safe period. While COVID-19…

TAKE CHARGE OF YOUR DAY WITH PT360

Like most of us devoted class participants and teachers, our classes are now being offered online.  We want to help you keep your body, mind, & spirit healthy and strong.  Our students feel the online classes are keeping them sane during these crazy times of social distancing.  Here at PT360, we have…

ALL ABOUT RUNNING SHOES

With the weather finally warming up, everyone is getting outside and running!  Hooray!  But unfortunately, injuries are common after a winter of limited activity.  How can we avoid these injuries?  In addition to following the recommendations from Nina's blog on knee pain with running (go read that too!),…

LYME & TICK BORNE ILLNESS PREVENTION AND EARLY TREATMENT

With the COVID-19 pandemic, the Governor’s Stay at Home order, and warmer weather, 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…

ANTERIOR KNEE PAIN WITH RUNNING: HOW CAN WE FIX THIS?

For many of us, springtime brings us opportunity to spend more time outdoors and if we’re so inclined, add more mileage to our walks and runs.  Especially now, in the midst of COVID-19, we are encouraged to exercise and be outdoors (six feet apart, of course) and some of us have more time to do such…

TOTAL BODY REHAB GOES VIRTUAL!

Did you know that only 20 percent of your blood flow moves through your muscles at rest?  Our bodies were not designed for modern life, i.e. sitting ALL day.  The current Stay Home, Stay Safe mandate, although necessary and socially responsible, will be most severe on our bodies (& minds…) as we are…