Exercise for Your Body and Brain

We are well aware of the benefits of regular exercise and activity on your body. This includes cardio-vascular and muscular and over-all physiological benefits. While incorporating lifestyle habits that are key to our healthspan. We want to not only live longer and...

Physical Therapy First

Why should you consider getting a physical therapy evaluation & treatment before considering surgery, an injection or pain medication? How You Benefit Let’s start with a list of advantages, and then I’ll discuss each of these in turn: lower healthcare...

Healthspan – Living Longer & Healthier

5 Healthy Habits Much research has focused on longevity – living longer is a goal we can all relate to. But new research shows that there are some key habits that will help not only live longer, but live healthier without Cancer, Cardiovascular Disease and Type...

Moving Well…What Does That Mean?

Human movement is a marvel. As a physical therapist I have spent my career learning about the many components of human movement, With helping patients recover after an injury or surgery and teaching them how to move well after having postural bad habits, strength,...

Stress Management with Diaphragmatic Breathing

Breathe from your belly. Relax your neck and shoulders. Breathe more deeply. Slow down your breathing. But how? And Why? The Diaphragm? The diaphragm is a thin sheet of a muscle that attaches to the bottom of the rib cage and the pleura, which is a lining surrounding...

Core Stability – Defined

Core Stability is an often-used term in the medical, fitness and wellness literature. And interestingly there is not consensus about what exactly comprises core stability as it relates to human movement.As a physical therapist and a human movement specialist, my...