Osteoarthritis is the most common joint disorder plaguing people today. Symptoms include pain and stiffness in the joints, and the pain is worsened when weight or pressure is placed on the joints. PT Rob has a few tips for those suffering from osteoarthritis. Regular exercise and activity is important to decrease pain and improve joint […]
Let’s face it, most of us don’t eat as well as we should. Here are PT Rob’s tips on how to eat healthy. Eat six smaller meals throughout the day instead of three big meals. This will help keep your metabolism elevated. Drink AT LEAST eight 8 oz. glasses of water every day. PORTION CONTROL! […]
The American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine Winter 2011 is full of great information! Visit the link to read “Focus on Nutrition May Maximize Sports Performance,” “Recognizing Symptoms of Asthma in Athletes,” and “Performance Aids Not Worth the Risk.” Great resources for athletes and parents! To read these and other articles, visit http://www.sportsmed.org/uploadedFiles/Content/Patient/In_Motion/2011/In%20Motion%20Winter%202011.pdf
We are all guilty of spending lots of time in front of computer screens, but that doesn’t mean our posture should suffer. Prolonged sitting at a computer with improper posture can result in neck pain and headaches, so it’s important to be mindful of how you’re sitting when you’re working. You should always try to […]
Our owner, Jill Boorman, is the volunteer spotlight in the latest Palmetto Medical Initiative newsletter! Palmetto Medical Initiative exists to provide sustainable, quality healthcare to those in need while increasing accessibility to global medical missions. Read her feature below. Volunteer Spotlight: Jill Boorman Each month, PMI features one of our wonderful volunteers so that you […]
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Low back pain (LBP) is the number one complaint among golfers. (Although injuries to the neck, shoulder complex, elbow, wrist and hand are also common – we can discuss these at a later date). As you would expect amateur golfers often sustain their injuries due to poor swing mechanics. Amateurs usually hit fewer balls, but […]