Heart Rate and Exercise

Heart Rate and Exercise

Exercising within your target heart rate (THR) is an important part of reaching your fitness goals. This also ensures that you’re putting the right amount of stress on your heart for proper fitness gains. It’s recommended that your target heart rate number should be...
Why Walking Is Good For Arthritis

Why Walking Is Good For Arthritis

Exercising frequently is beneficial in numerous ways, including minimizing pain and symptoms from arthritis. In a study discussed here, nearly 1,800 adults who had or were at risk for arthritis, had their steps counted using a pedometer. Two years later, the...
Physical Therapy and Disc Disease

Physical Therapy and Disc Disease

Degenerative disc disease can leave you in pain and unable to participate in life the way you’d like to. Some of the symptoms include pain in your lower back, buttocks, or upper thighs. Those who suffer from this condition often complain that it feels worse when...
Cycling for Physical Therapy

Cycling for Physical Therapy

Cycling is a great way to incorporate exercise into your life from young to old age. It’s a relatively light weight-bearing activity, which makes it a popular form of exercise for many. Before you pick up cycling as a new hobby, make sure to visit a physical therapist...
Patellar Tendonitis in Young Athletes

Patellar Tendonitis in Young Athletes

Patellar tendonitis is an overuse injury commonly found in young athletes. This injury is often caused from sports that require a lot of jumping or running like basketball, tennis, volleyball, track and field, and soccer. With these motions, microscopic tears of the...

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