As I’ve already written about, obesity is a major problem for Americans, especially those who are trying to rehabilitate an injury. But guess what? Being underweight carries significant health risks as well. Below is a very informative article from the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette that describes the dangers of being underweight and some great tips to gain…Details
Alcoholism and alcohol abuse are not generally thought of when one thinks of physical therapy. When one thinks of alcohol problems, they usually think of counseling, AA meetings and 12-step programs. However there are many studies out there that have found that physical therapy and physical fitness are crucial parts to the recovery process from…Details
I wrote about possible physical therapy treatments for pregnant women in an earlier post this summer, but I didn’t give specific exercises.
Well, I recently came across the great article linked below that gives specific exercises to help pregnant women deal with the back pain that accompanies pregnancy.
Exercise for Back Pain During Pregnancy
Do you have back pain and you have no idea why? It could be because the way you’re sleeping at night. The worst position for your back and neck is sleeping on your stomach. This position makes it difficult for your spine to maintain a neutral position that reduces back pain. It can lead to…Details