Parent Tips: Raise Active & Healthy Kids

Parent Tips: Raise Active & Healthy Kids

With child obesity still an epidemic in the U.S. and reams of research showing both the immediate and long-term benefits of youth exercise, it’s the duty of parents today to make movement and activity a part of kids’ lifestyles, physical therapist and other movement...
Lower-back pain? Could be your hips.

Lower-back pain? Could be your hips.

It’s well established that about eight in 10 people in the U.S. will experience back pain at some point in their lives. And while the causes of such pain often vary, say physical therapists and other medical professionals say that increasingly, in a world that...
Back pain? Studies say get PT first.

Back pain? Studies say get PT first.

A recently published medical study on the role exercise plays in preventing the risk of prolonged back pain only reinforces the healing power movement has in our everyday lives – specifically when it comes to combating back pain – says Angela Marmet, PT, ATC, co-owner...