Staying Healthy

Healthy Winter Tips | Pivot Physical Therapy – Physical Therapy Fitness Article

Healthy Winter Tips | Pivot Physical Therapy The cold weather may want to make you stay bundled up on the couch, but it’s important to continue practicing healthy habits throughout the winter season to keep your physical and mental health in check. Read these tips on how you can stay fit, practice proper nutrition, and manage your stress this season. Stay Fit Staying active can increase your energy levels, improve your balance, prevent or delay the onset of diseases, and…

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Snow Shoveling Safety | Pivot Physical Therapy – Physical Therapy Fitness Article

Snow Shoveling Safety | Pivot Physical Therapy Snow shoveling is more than just a chore; it’s a workout that requires proper technique and precaution to prevent unnecessary strain and pain. To avoid coping with a snow shoveling injury during the winter season, follow these simple tips: Fifteen minutes of snow shoveling is considered moderate exercise. Talk to your doctor beforehand to ensure you are healthy enough to shovel snow. Avoid caffeine or nicotine before snow shoveling. These stimulants could increase…

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Make a Splash with Physical Therapy – Physical Therapy Fitness Article

Make a Splash with Physical Therapy Do You Have Back Pain, Arthritis, or Fibromyalgia? These are just a few conditions that may be managed through aquatic therapy or water exercise.  There are many benefits to initiating an aquatic therapy program.  If you suffer from back pain or spinal injuries, aquatic therapy is a great way to strengthen your core.  In general, physical activity is great for combating the pain, stiffness, and inflammation associated with arthritis.  Water allows arthritis sufferers to…

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