Tag: General Fitness

Virtual Reality is REAL RehabVirtual Reality is REAL Rehab

Can virtual reality and dual tasking be part of your ACL rehabilitation? Yes, your ACL and other rehabs can incorporate virtual reality activities at all phases of the rehabilitation process as well as dual-task activities in order to be more successful. Okay, here’s a couple of quick definitions: Virtual Reality Exercises: Doing any exercise with […]
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The Pain Known As Shin SplintsThe Pain Known As Shin Splints

It’s that time of year again where we start looking at the calendar and deciding on our next running race. The wintertime in Arizona is when a lot of those happen. Some people don’t use a training schedule although there are some good ones out there. However, sometimes not following one creates for too much […]
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Tired of Your Achy Knees?Tired of Your Achy Knees?

Are you suffering from achy knees that seem to affect your ability to complete simple tasks throughout your day? Perhaps you may be experiencing a condition known as patellofemoral pain (PFP). PFP syndrome may be described using various terms such as chondromalacia patella, intraarticular condropathy, patellar arthralgia, runner’s knee, and etc. Essentially it is described […]
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From High School Athlete to College Student: How to Stay Healthy and ActiveFrom High School Athlete to College Student: How to Stay Healthy and Active

Transitioning from high school to college is a big step in a person’s life. College is filled with new opportunities and new challenges that make it difficult to stay healthy and active. Whether you’re starting college soon or have already begun your collegiate journey, there are plenty of ways to stay healthy and active while […]
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Direct Access: Get PT 1stDirect Access: Get PT 1st

Have you ever been stuck thinking who do I call? Where should I go? What’s the best option to get my injury assessed? Am I going to the doctor just to get referred somewhere else? These are all valid questions that you deserve to know today! Get PT 1st is the movement that you do […]
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Get Your Move Back With BoxingGet Your Move Back With Boxing

Did you know that boxing is used in physical therapy clinics all over the world to assist with movement deficits and conditions? Patients can benefit from this style of therapeutic activity by challenging their endurance, dynamic balance, ability to judge distances and build hand-eye coordination, all while having a good time! Studies have found the […]
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How to Prepare for a Morning WorkoutHow to Prepare for a Morning Workout

There is nothing like a morning workout to get you going and ready to take on the day.  We all have busy lives and getting that workout in before everything else can help you check one very important task off your to-do list while helping you prepare for everything the day has in store for […]
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Get Outside and Enjoy Healthy Outdoor Summer ActivitiesGet Outside and Enjoy Healthy Outdoor Summer Activities

As temperatures begin to rise in Phoenix, Arizona, don’t be shy about getting outdoors and enjoying everything this beautiful place has to offer! There are an array of activities such as hiking, mountain biking, running, brisk walks at night, canoeing, fishing or playing your favorite sport.  Don’t let the heat beat you. The days are […]
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How to Stretch Your Hips if You Have a Desk JobHow to Stretch Your Hips if You Have a Desk Job

Most people work around eight hours a day while sitting at a desk. This can put a lot of long-term stress throughout multiple regions of the body and can also create tight muscles through the hip musculature. Three of these muscle groups that get very restricted and tight after sitting for long durations are the […]
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