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BRACHIATION AND SHOULDER HEALTH

Jul 30, 2021
What do gymnasts, little kids, and monkeys have in common? They are all great at brachiation (“brachium” is Latin for “arm”), which is a means of locomotion by swinging from one hand to the other. Monkeys…

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…

ATCs IN ACTION WITH COVID-19

Each March, the message we continually try to portray about Certified Athletic Trainer’s (ATCs) is that they are diverse health care professionals.  What makes them diverse is their training and background.  From emergency & acute care to rehabilitation of athletic injuries to managing the psychological…

REHAB ROUTINES FOR THOSE STUCK AT HOME

While the month of March is National Athletic Training Month and we at PT360 planned on talking about who Athletic Trainers are, the valuable skills Athletic Trainers provide, and the services or settings one might find an Athletic Trainer working; something more pressing is on everyone’s mind. While…

HEART HEALTHY FOODS

This February, we're focusing on Heart Health with our blogs since it is National Heart Month!  Heart disease is the leading cause of death globally and one major risk factor is high cholesterol.  Below are some of the foods that can lower cholesterol and will help keep your heart healthy - happy reading…

REFLECTING ON FAILED RESOLUTIONS

January is without a doubt the busiest season for new habits, new exercise routines, and new experiences because of New Year’s Resolutions.  We all resolve to make a change in our lives and better ourselves on January 1, but how many of us make it to January 31 with those same habits and routines still…

MAINTAINING BALANCE IN 2020

I’m usually not one to make New Year’s resolutions.  As a pretty self-disciplined person, I tend to make smaller goals, do things in moderation, and have never felt the need to “start fresh” in the New Year.  I’ve come to realize, however, that such a life of moderation hasn’t necessarily forced me to…

CREATING NEW SUSTAINABLE LIFESTYLE HABITS

According to fitness and location apps, January is without a doubt the busiest time of the year for gym memberships, as it is inevitably “that time of the year again”.  The New Year is popular for resolutions pertaining to fitness or making the “best version of ourselves”.  If exercise and fitness are…

THE 12 STRESS MANAGEMENT STRATEGIES FOR THIS HOLIDAY SEASON

Although the holiday season is a time to be joyous and celebrate with those around us, often we  find ourselves overwhelmed by our busy schedules and long to-do lists.  Whether it’s running around doing some last minute gift shopping or planning for the in-laws, we all have those moments of letting stress…