Category: Pediatric Physical Therapy

How Good Posture Can Prevent Shoulder Impingement

June 20th, 2018

Typically, shoulder impingement is caused by repetitive motions. Weight lifters, tennis players, painters and construction workers are susceptible to shoulder impingement. At the same time, shoulder impingement can be caused by daily activities like driving, reading, working and cooking. The postures during these activities can affect the amount of subacromion space in the shoulders. The

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Sitting is the New Smoking: How Physical Therapy Combats the Negative Effects of Inactivity

February 10th, 2017

We all know that smoking is bad for your health for a variety of reasons, but did you realize that sitting can be every bit as dangerous to your long-term health? While many office workers strive long and hard to obtain a job that is “better” than damaging your body through strenuous hard labor, desk

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Preventing Play and Sports Injuries in Children

June 20th, 2014

Sports and play are a big part of growing up. Injuries do occur from time to time and are often par for the course. However, a little preparation can make a big difference in minimizing injuries and the extent of them. Here are some suggestions: Make sure the coach is aware of your child’s abilities.

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