Premier has just announced that for our 10 year anniversary in March we will be going to Disney World. We look forward to spending many more years with everyone. Thank you for all the support that we get from the many local doctors as well as our patients.
DOMS is muscle soreness that occurs the day after an activity or workout. It is the result of a buildup of lactic acid in your muscles. The pain is the worst 2-3 days after that exercise, then decreases, and that pain is normal after a new activity or increased intensity. PT Rob recommends doing gentle […]
According to PT Rob, running is a great way to get exercise and increase stamina and endurance. Check out these tips before you lace up your shoes, especially if you’re planning to run long distances. Increase your weekly mileage by no more than 10 percent per week. While increasing mileage, drop your mileage by 20 […]
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 […]