Tag Archives: fitness

5 Ways Swimming and Water Therapy Can Help.

Our clinic is located in a recreation center with a swimming facility.  Many of our clients ask if they should swim to help their condition.  Or, they have been told to swim for their back pain, or do water therapy … Continue reading

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Exercise of the Week: Chair Squat

The chair squat is a very basic exercise that is useful for almost anyone. It is also important that you are able to do a proper chair squat before progressing to any of the more advanced ski conditioning exercises that … Continue reading

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Ask a PT….To Crunch or Not to Crunch?

“Ask a PT” will be a weekly feature on Fridays in our blog, where we answer questions we get from our clients or posters on this site or our Facebook page.  So if you have a question about some sort … Continue reading

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What’s the Best Exercise For……..?

                                                                                       These are common questions I get as a physical therapist all the time.  “I have insert body part pain what exercise should I do to fix it?” or “I am a runner/cyclist/tennis player/dancer/body builder or insert other activity what … Continue reading

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How are you moving?

The basis of all human activity is movement.  When we move poorly we lose efficiency in physical activities such as sport and work and add stress to different parts of our body.  Over time this leads to reduced performance, pain, … Continue reading

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