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February 6, 2020

A tendon is a connective tissue that attaches muscle to bone. This tissue can be subject to injury over a person’s lifespan. Tendons are unique in that they are capable of restoring and recoiling energy as well as being readily adaptable, with the ability to respond to loading or stress. One of the more famous tendons, Achilles, connects your calf to your heel and allows for pushing off the ground with walking.

Both aging and disuse may alter the material properties of tendon. Chronic inactivity, such as that associated with a sedentary lifestyle, will create com...

January 3, 2020

Aging can have a bad reputation; however, there is no reason that growing older can’t be a journey full of adventure and opportunities to live life to the fullest. All you need is proper guidance, proactive steps, and a positive attitude.  And there is proof. Research suggests that improvements in physical function are possible well into older adulthood, and supports that continued activity as you age helps fight cognitive decline.

With the guidance of a physical therapist, you can improve mobility, maintain your independence, and continue participating...

December 26, 2019

The New Year is quickly approaching.  Have you met your goals from 2019?  With the New Year it brings new stresses, new adventures, new opportunities, new challenges, its how you handle those circumstances that  in return will change you and build your character.  Finding balance in this crazy life is hard to do sometimes.  Finding ways to relax, take time for yourself and better your health (mental and physical) can be a task in itself.  Reach out to locals in your community.  What are some local fitness hot spots?  Grab a friend and make it a routine....