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5 Tips to Safely Benefit From Walking for People With Arthritis

Mar 26, 2019 / Health Tips

Walking is a safe, enjoyable, low-cost and low-impact physical activity. If you have arthritis, follow these tips to help make a walking program safe and enjoyable.

6 Sports for People With Parkinson Disease

Apr 18, 2018 / Health Tips

People with Parkinson disease can participate in sports safely with the help of a physical therapist who can develop a personalized treatment plan that includes their preferred sport at the right level and intensity.

6 Tips to Prevent New Parenting Injuries

Jun 4, 2019 / Health Tips

Lifting and carrying a child, picking up toys, and pushing a stroller are normal daily tasks for moms and dads. Here are some tips on how using proper body mechanics to help ease these strains and stresses of parenting.

9 Things Your Physical Therapist Wants You To Know About Aging Well

Sep 28, 2018 / Health Tips

With the right type and amount of physical activity, we can help stave off many age-related health problems. These nine tips from physical therapists will help you live life to its fullest.

Tips to Prevent Skiing-Related Knee Injuries

Sep 30, 2018 / Health Tips

The most common skiing injuries happen to the lower limb, most commonly the knee. These tips from physical therapist can reduce your risk of being injured.

Recognizing Signs of a Concussion

Nov 12, 2014 / Health Tips

A concussion is a mild traumatic brain injury caused by a direct blow to the head, face, or neck. In the United States, an estimated 300,000 sports-related concussions occur annually.

9 Things You Should Know About Pain

Mar 29, 2018 / Health Tips

Pain can interfere with work, everyday activities, and affect quality of life. Here are nine things physical therapists want you to know about pain.

Adaptive Sports: Staying Active While Living With A Disability

Jul 2, 2021 / Health Tips

Staying active while living with a disability is important for your health. Physical activity can help you strengthen your heart, muscles, and bones and improve coordination.

3 Tips for Backpack Safety

Aug 30, 2018 / Health Tips

Children —and adults — should follow these simple tips, provided by physical therapists, when wearing a backpack.

Choose Movement Over Bed Rest to Improve the Result of Your Hospital Stay

Sep 6, 2019 / Health Tips

People in the hospital spend a lot of time in bed. One study found that hospital patients spend over 95% of their time in bed. Bed rest may be unavoidable for some, based on their condition, but it's harmful for most people.