Health Tips & News

  • Stay Back, Back Pain

    Posted on October 4, 2017 by in Health Tips & News

    Do you move more carefully because your lower back hurts, or maybe you don’t move much at all? Do you struggle to find a comfortable and painless position to sleep in? Is your work or family life hurting because you’re constantly tired, in pain, and trying NOT to focus on your lower back? You’re not […]

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  • 5 Easy Tips for Injury Free Hiking

    Posted on September 26, 2017 by in Health Tips & News

    Whether you are a hiking beginner or have done every possible hike from here to the Grand Canyon . . . twice, injuries on the trail can occur. I have five simple steps for safer, injury free hiking. Some of these tips are obvious, some not so much, but we at Camelback Sports Therapy want […]

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  • Exercises to Avoid if You’re Over 40

    Posted on August 4, 2017 by in Health Tips & News

    Originally published on multibriefs.com We’re not saying avoid exercise altogether, in fact, you should absolutely exercise as you get older.  It’s just important to respect your body and understand that it’s not the same as it was 20 years ago. Even if you’ve been active and a frequent exerciser most of your adult life, your […]

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  • 6 Back Pain Myths

    Posted on August 3, 2017 by in Health Tips & News

    Originally published on multibriefs.com Is back pain a common issue? Consider this: It is the leading cause of disability worldwide Approximately 50 percent of workers in the U.S. admit to having back pain symptoms in any given year Up to 80 percent of the population will experience back pain at some point in their lifetime. […]

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  • Why tune-ups are so important to training

    Posted on July 27, 2017 by in Health Tips & News

    There’s no denying that our summer weather in the desert affects our lifestyle. Dangerously hot temperatures restrict how and when we spend our time outside.  For runners accustomed to logging their miles on the canal or a local mountain trail, Phoenix summers are just not conducive to maintaining a steady training schedule.  So maybe you […]

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  • Soreness vs. Pain: What’s the Difference?

    Posted on July 13, 2017 by in Health Tips & News

    Originally posted on moveforwardpt.com There are many benefits to exercise, including the potential for improved physical and mental wellbeing. However, there may also be some physical discomfort associated with these activities due to the stresses placed on the body. When experiencing discomfort, it is important to understand the difference between exercise-related muscular soreness and pain. […]

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  • Exercises to do in the Pool

    Posted on June 29, 2017 by in Health Tips & News

    Since we’re here in the desert, we might as well make the most of this summer we’re having! Beat the heat in the pool with these safe exercises! Originally posted on moveforwardpt.com Pool (aquatic) exercise provides many benefits, including an ideal environment to exercise throughout the year. The buoyancy of the water supports a portion […]

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    Meet The Team

    Posted on June 22, 2017 by in Health Tips & News

    Check out Eric! This hunk is one of our fantastic PTA’s and is a patient favorite. Get to know him better! Where are you from? Blackfoot, ID Where did you go to school? Bachelor’s – Dordt College PTA School – Carrington College Why do you enjoy working at CST? The patient population is good and […]

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    Strengthening Tips for Seniors

    Posted on June 21, 2017 by in Health Tips & News

    Age is just a number! Below are some tips to follow to help improve bone mass, strength, endurance, mobility and balance. Warm up and cool down for five to 10 minutes. Walking is a fine way to warm up along with a Dynamic Warm-up; stretching is an excellent way to cool down. Focus on body […]

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  • Tips for Safe Stretching

    Posted on June 21, 2017 by in Health Tips & News

    Stretching is an important part of any physical activity and everyday life. Top 10 Health Benefits of Stretching Reduces stress Improves posture Enables flexibility Increases stamina Decreases risk of injury Improves energy levels Promotes blood circulation Improves athletic performance Reduced soreness Reduces cholesterol Stretching incorrectly can actually do more harm than good. Before beginning a […]

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