Benefits Of Walking

Benefits Of Walking

Walking is one of the most popular forms of exercise in the United States, with 6 out of 10 older Americans reporting going for a walk for exercise each week. Health benefits of walking include: Weight loss Improved cardiopulmonary function Reduce blood pressure...

Hydration and Heat

It’s not a secret the summers in Arizona are hot. ​On average around 3,000 Arizonans are admitted to the ED each year due to heat related illnesses​. Average summer temperatures in Arizona hover between 90-110+ degrees Fahrenheit. This summer in particular has set a...

CMC Balance and Proprioception

Ever tried to walk through a doorway and end up clipping your arm on the door? This is due to adysfunction in one of our bodily senses known as proprioception. Proprioception can be described as a “bubble of awareness” around your body. This sense is what allows you...

What is TENS?

Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation (TENS) is the most commonly used type ofelectrical stimulation in orthopedic physical therapy. By using 2 or more electrodes placeddirectly on the patient’s skin, an electrical current is run through the body. This is...

Why Am I Sore After Exercise?

Have you ever felt sore and stiff after a long day of activity? Maybe with trying a new exercise? That response, while uncomfortable, is perfectly normal and to be expected! That sore and stiff sensation in specific muscle groups, or all over, is known as Delayed...