Grip Strength Can Be a Prognostic Factor for Dexterity.

Did you know that grip strength can tell you a whole lot about an individual’s dexterity. Dexterity is extremely important to allow us to perform various tasks and activities of daily living. Understanding the relationship of grip strength and dexterity … Continue reading

Quick Exercises to Help You Lose Weight

Feeling lost when it comes to weight loss? Weight loss isn’t something that happens magically overnight, but with some hard work and dedication, you can certainly reach your goals. Diet and exercise are both key, as well as patience and … Continue reading

Exercises are Strategies. Strategies are Exercises.

Clinicians will often prescribe therapeutic exercises to address various impairments and functional limitations. These exercises are specific in nature to help patients improve strength, range of motion, decrease pain, decrease disability, and improve overall general functional mobility.  Exercises can have … Continue reading

How to Maintain Your New Year’s Fitness Resolution

For some, it is easy to keep their gym goals as they have been doing it for years. But what about the people who have made it their goal to go to the gym for their new year’s resolution? Around … Continue reading

Can’t Grip Dumbbells? Here Are Some Alternatives.

Some patients may experience difficulties with gripping exercise equipment, such as dumbbells. Grip strength can be affected by impairments and functional limitations due to a medical condition or injury. The clinician may have trouble choosing alternative exercises for these clients, … Continue reading

Exercises to Help Manage Knee Pain

Whether you’re a seasoned athlete or someone who simply enjoys walking, your knees play a vital role in everyday activities. So, it can be quite debilitating when you start experiencing knee pain—at any point in life. Knee pain is a … Continue reading

What Can I Do for Achilles Tendonitis?

Achilles tendinopathy is a common condition experienced by many individuals. Those who participate in recreational or competitive sports may be susceptible to developing this condition.1 Evidence indicates clinicians should utilize mechanical loading to decrease pain and improve overall function.1 Exercises … Continue reading

How to Manage Knee Pain

Click. Click. Click. You know you’re getting older when your body starts making sounds in areas that you’ve never heard before.   If you hear a clicking sound when you go up or down the stairs, it’s probably your knees. … Continue reading

What are the Most Important Questions to Ask During an Initial Interview with a Patient?

The initial interview is probably one of the most important moments of a patient’s episode of care. This is an opportunity for clinicians to learn how to receive prudent information that will help guide them during clinical decision making. The … Continue reading

4 New Exercises for the New Year

Happy New Year! It is a new year and possibly new you. If you are one of the many people who made their new year’s goal to start exercising again, it is time to get motivated! Sometimes it can be … Continue reading