Injury

Tips To Avoid Injury For Runners

Running is a great way to improve your cardiovascular fitness and get some fresh air! Unfortunately, injuries such as shin splints, runner’s knee, muscle strains, plantar fasciitis, and stress fractures can plague runners. Whether you…

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Take Advantage of Physical Therapy in a Fitness Facility Setting

Working out can bring big rewards, but as you get older, it’s important to also guard against injury. Taking advantage of a fitness facility’s in-house physical therapy clinic is a smart way to integrate injury…

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A Look Into Occupational Therapy at St. Francis Main Campus

Despite the circumstances of this current season, I love the month of April. The trees are blooming, the weather is warming up, and it’s National Occupational Therapy Month! One question I’m asked a lot by…

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5 Easy Exercises to Relieve Basic Shoulder Pain

Shoulder aches and pains are a common complaint for adults, even for those who aren’t engaged in strenuous lifting or regular athletics. As your most mobile joint, the shoulder is made up of an intricate…

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Improve Your Running Through Better Mechanics

Do you feel like you aren’t getting the best results from your morning run?  Maybe you are having a little nagging pain afterwards?  This could be due to poor running mechanics.  Not running properly can…

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