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Golf season is finally here and hopefully you’ve been fortunate enough to make it out on the course a couple of times. You may have noticed your offseason workouts have not been enough. The first thing you need to do to get back into the swing of things is work on your mobility to address any deficits. But what stretches should you perform and why? You have dynamic stretches and static stretches. Lets focus on dynamic to start. Dynamic stretching focuses on movement patterns requiring a C...
Posted on 2019-05-10
It’s starting to heat up outside! It is very important to be prepared for the rising temperature. It can take up to fourteen days to get acclimated to the heat. Exercising in the heat can be very risky. Take extreme precautions to avoid any life-threatening heat related illnesses (please review the attached graphic for heat stroke symptoms and prevention tips). Always consult your physician, health care professional, and physical therapist before beginning any exercise routine. ...
Posted on 2019-05-02
Being able to move through our busy lives without pain is one of the most important prerequisites to the enjoyment of life - to having the freedom to do what brings us joy. The team at Specialized Physical Therapy has several of the most experienced and skilled physcial therapists in the region. One of the most common recommendations of this special team of experts is the importance of wearing good, supportive shoes that will provide guidance for optimal postural alignment, mobility and stabilit...
Posted on 2019-04-25
“Take Me Out TO The Ballgame,” not “Take Me Out OF the Ballgame!” It’s that time of the year again and baseball/softball is in full swing. This is a wonderful time to get family together and cheer on your favorite athlete and team! Participating in sports should be fun and the health benefits gained from playing are undeniable, but playing carries a risk of potential injury if the athlete is not properly prepared. The most common injuries experienced in yo...
Posted on 2019-04-09
Dealing with the pain and limited mobility associated with an injury or illness can be stressful for so many reasons. You might have questions like, “How long will I be sidelined?” and “What do I need to do to get better?” Or maybe you’re worried about how you’ll pick your children up from school, walk to the train for your commute or prepare meals for your family. These are all perfectly normal concerns. Luckily, there are some ways that you can gain control...
Posted on 2019-03-29
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