3 Stretches That Alleviate Back Pain [VIDEO]

3 Stretches That Alleviate Back Pain

William Araneta, one of our in-house┬áphysical therapist assistants, is here to share the top 3 stretches that can help alleviate back pain. These simple stretches are perfect for those who spend many hours driving, sitting at a desk, or having to bend to lift up heavy objects┬áon a daily basis.┬áPreparation and consistency will help you…

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Are You Able To Touch Your Toes?

Are You Able To Touch Your Toes?

If you cannot touch your toes, you are not alone. Modern society has left many┬áof us stiff and tight, with limited range of motion. The reason this is an issue of concern is because it can lead to pulled muscles and joint pain in the future. Range of motion can usually be restored with a…

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Pain-Free Spring Cleaning

Pain-Free Spring Cleaning

Do you get back pain while doing simple household chores like sweeping or mopping? Most of us don’t┬álike doing chores and adding pain to the mix makes them seem even less appealing. You may be in luck, studies done by the Facebook Institute of Bogus Experiments (FIBE) show that some individuals are predisposed to adverse…

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The Ultimate Office Desk Stretch Routine

As many as 86% of Americans sit at a desk at their place of employment. Researchers at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have released a figure stating that 80% of American adults don’t get enough exercise. Think about those numbers. As we sit more and more, our muscles, joints, and tendons will…

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Dynamic vs. Static Stretching

It’s sort of a trick question. The truth is, both dynamic and static stretching should be used to prevent injury and increase flexibility & strength. Imagine the muscles in your body were made of rubber bands. The less you use them, the more they stay constricted and tight. By using the proper stretching methods, you…

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