Tired of Your Hip and Knee Pain? Find Lasting Relief with Physical Therapy

March 20th, 2020

The knee is considered a hinge joint while the hip is a ball-and-socket joint. They are both complex joints with a network of muscles, tendons, ligaments, bone, and cartilage all working together to keep you moving. With this many moving parts it’s not surprising that as we age or engage in strenuous activity that we…

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5 Reasons Why You Need to Start Stretching

November 20th, 2018

If there’s one thing that you can count on a physical therapist introducing into every session, it’s stretching. Yes, building strength and endurance is important. But whether you’re an athlete, or someone coping with the aches and pains of aging, increasing your flexibility through stretching is crucial. Read on to learn more about some of…

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The Unexpected Benefits of Stretching

August 10th, 2018

Many non-athletes — and even a few actual jocks — are guilty of either rushing through their warm-up stretching or skipping the cool-down moves after the workout. Yet, along with cardio and strength-training, stretching also delivers significant health benefits. You probably already know that stretching extends your overall range of motion, while also elasticizing your…