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summer sun safety

Stay safe in the sun when exercising outdoors this summer

by Sports Therapy And Rehabilitation, June 26, 2017

We’re only a few days into it, but summer is already heating up. Temperatures have dipped into the 90s earlier this month, and plenty more hot days are sure to be on the way before the season is over. For those of you who enjoy staying active during the summer, exercising outdoors once the thermometer […]

pool exercises

Don’t just float there: how to take advantage of the water with pool-based exercises

by Sports Therapy And Rehabilitation, June 9, 2017

Summer is practically here, and that means most outdoor pools are opening up soon if they haven’t already done so. For many of us, time spent in a pool is for relaxing or having some fun with your friends or family members, especially if you have a pool of your own at home. While this […]


Get more bang for your buck in exercise with high-intensity interval training

by Sports Therapy And Rehabilitation, May 25, 2017

As physical therapists, one of the most important recommendations we give to all of our patients is to find ways to exercise and become physically active on a more regular basis. Unfortunately, these days it can be difficult to find enough time to commit to exercising as much as you’d like. This is why we […]

shin splints

Avoid shin splints as you get back into your running routine this time of year

by Sports Therapy And Rehabilitation, May 8, 2017

With temperatures right in the sweet spot, now is a perfect time of year to get outside and pick up your running routine again. For some of you, this could mean strapping on your running shoes for the first time in a few months, and that could put you at risk for injuries like shin […]

gardening safety

Get back to your garden with safe techniques to avoid knee and back pain

by Sports Therapy And Rehabilitation, April 26, 2017

If you’re a gardener, the past few months away from your garden have probably been tough. But spring is finally here, and that means you can bring life back to your yard, one plant at a time. Gardening is a great hobby that also doubles as exercise, but it can also lead to pain. All […]

avoid hiking injuries

Don’t let the trail take too much of a toll on your body while hiking

by Sports Therapy And Rehabilitation, April 11, 2017

Take a hike. We don’t mean that in the “get out of town” sort of way, but literally: go find a trail and take an actual hike. The weather is getting really nice and there are few better ways to experience the great outdoors than on foot, with nothing but yourself, possibly a companion, and […]


March Madness action heats up and busts brackets in its wake

by Sports Therapy And Rehabilitation, March 23, 2017

If you’re a college basketball fan, no other time of year comes remotely close to this current two-and-a-half week span. March Madness is an event of grand proportions that arguably has no equal in any other sport on any level of play, and so far this year, the tournament has lived up to its nickname. […]

St. Patrick's Day

Activate before you celebrate St. Patrick’s Day this year

by Sports Therapy And Rehabilitation, March 16, 2017

St. Patrick’s Day is upon us, so be sure to get your green out. Whether you’re actually Irish or not, this religious feast day has grown to become something of a national holiday, and many take it as an opportunity—or excuse—to celebrate in one way or another. And the fact that St. Patrick’s Day falls […]

resistance bands

Think outside the dumbbells: how resistance bands can be used as a substitute

by Sports Therapy And Rehabilitation, February 24, 2017

Performing exercises that involve weight is essential for maintaining good overall health because it helps to develop muscles and bones. Free weights aren’t the only way to accomplish this, though. You can also use resistance bands, which are perfect for at-home strengthening exercises. Resistance bands are essentially large, reinforced rubber bands that are made of […]

American Heart Month

Give love to your heart: How to improve heart health with some lifestyle changes

by Sports Therapy And Rehabilitation, February 14, 2017

This February is American Hearth Month. The purpose of the month-long campaign is to spread awareness about the dangers of heart disease and encourage behaviors that will improve your heart health. Although there have been significant advances in recent years, heart disease is still the leading cause of death for men and women in the […]