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Good Posture = Increased Vitality

Over time, we tend to develop poor posture from daily activities like sitting at a desk, carrying a purse, and driving. It causes back and neck pain and puts pressure on the spine. It can also cause fatigue and increase wear and tear on joints.  Fortunately, having good posture is within our control. It is a […]

Shin Splint Care – End the Pain

“Shin Splints” is a term people use to indicate generalized pain below the knee, on the outside or inside part of the leg. Runners and athletes typically get shin splints when they suddenly go too far too fast, or make an abrupt change in their routine. There are two types of shin splints, anterior (on […]

Wrapping an Ankle

If you have a swollen ankle a compression wrap may help relieve the pain and reduce swelling to help foster healing.  It is important to note that this does not protect your ankle from further injury. You can still cause damage if you’re not careful. Please note that the information in this article is not […]

Choosing the Best Walker for You

Benefits of a Walker Using a walker increases mobility, independence, and strength, so choosing one that is the best for your needs will help achieve your goals. One of the best things you can do is to consult with a physical therapist (PT). A PT will help you select the walker that is right for […]

Travel Tips with Accessibility in Mind

Part 1: Air Travel Preparation and communication are the keys to an enjoyable trip. Airlines are ready and able to provide what you need, just let them know. My motto is “It never hurts to ask.” Request assistance from airline representatives when you purchase your ticket or make reservations. Be sure to mention all requests […]

Rallying Your Resources Post-Surgery

If you are facing a major surgery with extended downtime, it can be daunting to try to make sure you get the help and assistance you need. Rallying your resources for your post-operative recuperation can be a vital part of making sure you heal and can get back to living your life to its fullest. […]