Health Tips & News

  • How Much Physical Activity Do Kids Need?

    Posted on June 27, 2018 by in Health Tips & News

    Recently we have seen a rise of diseases in children that in the past had only been seen in adults. Things like obesity, type 2 diabetes, and high blood pressure are being seen more frequently in children. One of the best ways to combat the rise of these diseases is to make sure that your […]

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    Balance Problems

    Posted on June 25, 2018 by in Health Tips & News

    Information originally from www.MoveForwardPT.com Balance problems make it difficult for people to maintain stable and upright positions when standing, walking, and even sitting. Older people are at a higher risk of having balance problems; 75% of Americans older than 70 years are diagnosed as having “abnormal” balance. Older women are more likely than older men […]

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    Tennis Elbow

    Posted on June 20, 2018 by in Health Tips & News

    Tennis elbow (lateral epicondylitis) is a common injury for tennis players, but also impacts many who have never swung a tennis racquet. In fact, only 5% of the cases of tennis elbow are linked to tennis. Keep reading to learn about what tennis elbow is, what causes it, and how physical therapy can help. What […]

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  • How Physical Therapy Helps Retirees Keep Dreams Alive During the Golden Years

    Posted on June 18, 2018 by in Health Tips & News

    Are you among the millions of Americans who have high aspirations for how you’ll spend the extra time during your post-retirement years? Whether you plan to travel the world, pick up fly fishing, spend more time woodworking or sign up for a golf league, your physical fitness level will be a factor. A 2010 study […]

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    Soccer and Physical Therapy

    Posted on June 15, 2018 by in Health Tips & News

    The 2018 Men’s World Cup (the most popular sporting event in the world) has begun! Soccer is “the beautiful game,” but that doesn’t mean injuries and pain don’t happen. Every major team has their own physical therapists and stays up to date on exercises and stretches to #stayinthegame. What are common injuries for soccer players? ACL […]

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    5 Exercises for Better Balance

    Posted on June 13, 2018 by in Health Tips & News

    Article originally from www.verywellfit.com Balance training isn’t just for your grandparents anymore! Athletes have discovered how specific balance training exercises make them more explosive and powerful. Seniors have found it helps them prevent injuries from falls and maintain their independence. And fitness lovers all over have discovered that balance training helps improve their workout activities as well as their […]

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  • What is Torticollis?

    Posted on June 11, 2018 by in Health Tips & News

    Information originally from www.MoveForwardPT.com Torticollis is the tilt and/or rotation of the head because of tight and weak neck muscles. It occurs when the muscle that runs up and toward the back of the neck (the sternocleidomastoid muscle) becomes tight, weakened, or thickened. There are 5 forms of the condition: Congenital muscular torticollis (CMT) is the […]

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  • Heat + Exercise = Cramps. 3 Stretches to Relieve Cramps

    Posted on June 8, 2018 by in Health Tips & News

    Article originally posted on VeryWellFit.com Even when you do your best to try to prevent annoying leg cramps, sometimes they still hit you in the middle of a run or big race. The good news is that stretching is a strategy that has great success in relieving a cramp. If you’re suddenly struck with a nasty, […]

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    Father’s Day Gifts

    Posted on June 1, 2018 by in Health Tips & News

    Celebrate the dads in your life with the gift of good health! Get them a gift certificate from Camelback Sports Therapy. You don’t have to do a lot, but he will appreciate it for months and months to come! Load it up with cash and let him decide what he wants, or get him a […]

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    Should Your Child Specialize in a Sport?

    Posted on May 15, 2018 by in Health Tips & News

    Dr. James Andrews, one of the nation’s foremost sports orthopedic surgeons, urges parents to encourage their children to play multiple sports and avoid playing year-round. If you want to get better at something, it would seem wise to dedicate all of your time do that one thing, right? According to Dr. James Andrew, the 2018 […]

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