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Demystifying the Rotator Cuff - What You Need To Know
The rotator cuff is a term that a lot of people have heard of. What the rotator cuff does, most people can figure out, is it rotates the shoulder. However, what the rotator cuff is remains a widespread mystery. Of all of the shoulder pain patients that I have seen, by far their most common injuries are to the...
5 Key Stretches to Avoid Weightlifting Injuries
Talk to anyone who regularly hits the gym, and they’ll tell you that suffering from an injury is the absolute worst thing that could happen. Injuries are painful, sure. But what makes it worse is that the recovery process can stretch on for weeks, if not longer. And when you’re finally back in the gym, it’ll take you some...
Everything You Need To Know About Ankle Sprains
An ankle sprain is one of the most common injuries out there. But how many of you actually know what it is? In this article, I'll highlight everything you need to know about ankle sprains, including grading, diagnosing, treating, and rehabbing. What is an ankle sprain? An ankle sprain is an injury to one of your body's ligaments. Ligaments are rope-like...
Daily Burn Review
Are you looking for workouts that you can do at home or on the go? Do you like switching up your workouts, without the cost of a boutique fitness center? If this sounds like you, I highly recommend giving Daily Burn a try! What is Daily Burn? Daily Burn was founded in 2007 and now has millions of members. A health...
Patient Rehabilitation Apps For PT, OT, and Beyond
With so many new advances in healthcare, both high and low-tech, it can be difficult to know what is best for your life. After an injury or surgery, a person’s stress levels are often at an all-time high. This makes it increasingly more difficult to remember things, make decisions, and remain educated. Apps, in particular, are growing in numbers,...
9 Non-Surgical Treatments For Knee Osteoarthritis
Knee osteoarthritis is a common condition in today’s population, made even more prevalent by the increasing amount of aging Baby Boomers and the obesity epidemic. In this article, I'll review what knee osteoarthritis is as well as provide you with non-surgical treatment options to consider. What is knee osteoarthritis? First, let's discuss some anatomy. The knee joint is made up of...
Therapist: "Hello, my name is Brittany. I received an order from your doctor for occupational therapy. Is now a good time to meet for your evaluation? Patient: "Occupational therapy? I don't need any of that. I'm retired, so I'm not looking for a job!" As an occupational therapist, this is one of the many age-old responses I am used to hearing....
Natural Pain Relief - My Personal Quest (Including What I Discovered)
As a student, I was a sponge for learning! I took in any and all information about medical conditions and treatment methods in the process of becoming an occupational therapist. A few years later, I was diagnosed with a chronic condition and adopted a similar outlook. Coping with my diagnosis of endometriosis was tolerable. However, the long-term reliance upon prescription...
Mistakes a Chiropractor Wants You to Stop Making in the Gym
No pain, no gain. We hear this saying all the time, encouraging us to work harder and push through discomfort during our workout. For a chiropractor, this saying is like nails on a chalkboard. Your workout at the gym should never inspire pain. It’s not just bad for you - it’s dangerous. A good chiropractor is always looking out...

9 Tips For a More Effective Workout

You work hard and play hard, so you don’t have a lot of time to spend at the gym. But that doesn’t mean you can’t have the perfect beach bod. There are a lot of things you can do to maximize the time you do spend at the gym, so you can become stronger, leaner, and healthier without sacrificing...