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Health Walking for the SilverSneakers Generation

We all know that exercise is essential for our mental and physical health. And, we know that keeping active becomes increasingly important as we age. Mobility, balance, and heart health can all be improved with a bit of daily exercise and can lead us to live a longer, happier, and pain-free life. A simple but […]

Frisbee Golf with Friends: 5 Ways to Make the Most of the Game

Frisbee golf, also known as disc golf, has been one of the fastest-growing sports in recent years. With COVID-19 shutdowns forcing many sports activities and team leagues to hit pause, frisbee golf gained popularity as a socially distanced sport, even in pre-pandemic times. And this heart-healthy, calorie-burning activity isn’t going anywhere, anytime soon.  At Orthopaedic […]

What are Shin Splints? How to Relieve this Common Runner’s Affliction

Do your shins throb and ache after your daily run? Do you have shin tenderness, sensitivity, soreness or pain that persists after beginning a new and intense physical activity? You may be experiencing shin splints, also known as tibial stress syndrome. While you may have heard of this condition, you may wonder, what are shin […]

Tennis Injury Prevention: How to Avoid Common Tennis Injuries

Warm weather is here, and we are finally getting back to our favorite outdoor activities. If you enjoy tennis, you might be eager to hit the court as soon as possible. But grabbing your racket without any preparation may not be the best idea. Even a few hours of swinging a racket can lead to […]

Olympic Weightlifting and Physical Therapy Rehabilitation

When the Olympic Games took place this past summer in Tokyo, the world watched as global competitors participated in one of the oldest Olympic Games events, Olympic weightlifting. While many view Olympic weightlifting as only for the ultra-strong, physical therapist Tyler Lang, PT, DPT, has a different take on the sport.  Lang, a Certified Olympic Weightlifting […]

8 Tips to Stay Healthy During the Holidays and Keep Up Traditions

The holidays mean delicious food, extra indulgence, and gatherings with friends and family. It can also mean that you have many resolutions to get back on track by the time the new year rolls around. This year, what if you take a different approach? Staying healthy during the holidays doesn’t mean giving up on the […]

Weekend Warriors Beware: 6 Fall Cleanup and Home Repair Safety Tips

When the weather starts to get cool and the kids head back to school, we all start to think about how we’ll prepare our homes for fall and winter. So, if you’re planning on tackling some fall home improvements and cleanup, be sure to follow these home repair safety tips. Fall cleanup can be a […]

6 Back-to-College Health Tips to Help Students Avoid Orthopedic Injuries

For most college students, teen orthopedic health isn’t even on their minds. But orthopedic injuries can occur at any age, and it’s essential to focus on lifelong orthopedic health practices. As we prepare to go back to school, these college health tips can help students avoid common injuries and stay safe. While most teens don’t […]

6 Tips for Summer Water Sports Safety and Injury Prevention

When summer weather hits, most of us can’t wait to get out on the water and enjoy outdoor water sports. But from water skiing and jet skiing, to kayaking and swimming pool games, it’s important to practice water sports safety. Water injuries are common at this time of year. Most of us think of drowning […]