Lower-back pain? Could be your hips.

Lower-back pain? Could be your hips.

It’s well established that about eight in 10 people in the U.S. will experience back pain at some point in their lives. And while the causes of such pain often vary, say physical therapists and other medical professionals say that increasingly, in a world that...
Parent Tips: Raise Active & Healthy Kids

Parent Tips: Raise Active & Healthy Kids

With child obesity still an epidemic in the U.S. and reams of research showing both the immediate and long-term benefits of youth exercise, it’s the duty of parents today to make movement and activity a part of kids’ lifestyles, physical therapist and other movement...
Exercise May Improve Your Memory & Mood

Exercise May Improve Your Memory & Mood

Orthopedic professionals such as physicians and physical therapists often refer to the human body’s kinetic chain – the notion that all bones, joints and “links” are connected, and that movement in one area can affect function in all areas. While not officially part...
Avoid these five running mistakes during 5K season

Avoid these five running mistakes during 5K season

’Tis the season for weekend fun runs, charity 5Ks and multi-stage team relays. It’s also the season when physicians and physical therapists treat the highest number of injuries related to running. From plantar fasciitis and IT band friction syndrome to pain in the...