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By: Eleanor, ATC Lets BEAT the HEAT together! During the summers raging temperatures, heat illness can become quite the enemy. Here are some tips for you to help beat the heat this summer! Interesting Facts: -Athletes should consume 1 cup or 250mls of water every 15 minutes of exercise -It only takes 30 minutes for cell damage to occur when core body temp is >105 degress -Exertional heat stroke is one of the top 3 killers of athletes in training Safety Tips: ...
Posted on 2020-07-24
By: Katie, PT, DPT What is a physical therapist (PT)? According to the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), physical therapists are "movement experts who optimize quality of life through prescribed exercises, hands-on care, and patient education." As PTs we help people of all ages, from newborn kiddos to the elderly, to improve their ability to move and perform functional activities throughout their daily routine that may have been diminished due to an injury or medical condition. By ...
Posted on 2020-07-14
By: Nathan, DPT Have you ever put a box down and turned around only to trip over that very box? How about having a child or pet dart underfoot causing you to face-plant! I know everyone has slipped and fallen on ice at some point in their lives (usually in front of a non-symapthetic friend who's ready with zinger). According to the CDC, "more than one in four older adults aged 65 and older will fall...falls are the number one cause of injuries and death from injury. This represents 29 million f...
Posted on 2020-06-24
By: Eleanor, ATC Follow these easy steps to get the most out of your work day: Step 1- Choose the right chair: • Height: The perfect chair allows your feet to be flat on the floor and your thighs parallel to the floor. You can add a foot rest if your chair or desk is too tall. • Backrest: Being able to recline the backrest during long hours can significantly reduce pressure on your back. • Lumbar Support: Supports can be added if your chair does not follow the natural c...
Posted on 2020-06-11
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