This COVID-19 lockdown might seem like an eternity. But it’s only been a few weeks. Are you feeling a little bored? Have you had enough of the “new normal”? Have you officially become a couch potato? While our routines may have changed, this does bring opportunity. Don’t waste this time. Start a hobby you’ve always [...]
Are there are some days where your hip pain makes you feel like not even getting out of bed? That may seem like the best way to deal with it, but actually not exercising can make your arthritis worse. You just have to make sure you’re doing the correct exercises in the proper way. That’s [...]
Any injury to the head can be serious. But how do you know if you’ve suffered a concussion? That word does sound a little scary. A concussion is classified as a “mild” traumatic brain injury. However, anything where the head is concerned should be taken seriously. A slip and fall or a car accident can [...]
You’ve just finished playing a couple of sets of tennis. You get home, and your elbow starts hurting when you turn the door knob? You’re not sure what happened, and it looks a little swollen. Is it time to ice, or should you apply heat? Good question. Both will help reduce the pain, but which [...]
Working out to get in shape or stay in shape? That’s great! Your body will start feeling better, and so will your mind. Just be careful! Doing exercises incorrectly or not warming up properly can keep you out of action for weeks, maybe months. If you haven’t worked out for a while, or you’re trying [...]
Ever get the feeling that you’re moving while standing still? Or get a little dizzy while just walking? It could be nothing more than an inner ear infection. However, especially in older people, this could be something more serious.
Back pain is one of the world’s leading disabilities. In fact, lower back pain is something that almost all people experience at some point in their lives. It doesn’t discriminate against sex, age, nationality, education or occupation. The interesting thing about back pain is that it stems from several different causes.
The best thing you could do for your body is to not ignore it’s warning signs! If you have pain or discomfort that limits your daily activities like walking up and down stairs, getting in and out of bed, getting in and out of a car, or even just putting on your shirt, then you may benefit from physical therapy.
No matter the season you are in or the age you’re at, it’s never too late to add healthy habits to your daily routine. And what perfect time then to kick them off at the start of a new year?! Afterall, it’s no surprise that we humans like to take any opportunity to wipe the slate clean and make a fresh new start.
It’s been an exciting 2018 at Apex Physical Therapy and we have so much to look back and celebrate! From making new friends in our community, to growing our team of expert physical therapists, this year has been one of the best.