Category: Health & Wellness

Do You Stretch Before and After Your Workout? If Not, You Should Start. Nov5th 2020

Do You Stretch Before and After Your Workout? If Not, You Should Start.

Working out on a regular basis is a great way to improve and maintain good health. If you’re not stretching before and after your workout, however, you’re not really taking advantage of a complete workout routine. There are several specific benefits of stretching both before and after a workout. Contact St. Luke’s & East Tennessee

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How to Stay Active When You Have a Desk Job Oct15th 2020

How to Stay Active When You Have a Desk Job

At our physical therapy clinic, we see hard-working patients who want to excel in their careers and provide for their families—but it’s hard to do that when dealing with an injury. Unfortunately, many people eventually realize that it’s the sedentary nature of their job that’s directly impacting their health and job performance. Everyone needs to

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If You Don't Think Nutrition Has an Effect on Your Aches and Pains, Think Again. Aug15th 2020

If You Don’t Think Nutrition Has an Effect on Your Aches and Pains, Think Again.

Are Your Dietary Choices Making You Hurt? Some people eat to live, others live to eat — and still, others are feeding their chronic aches and pains without even realizing it. If your pain issues have gotten steadily worse, maybe you need to look at your nutritional choices. Eating too much and/or eating the wrong

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stretching benefits Aug5th 2020

Improve Your Overall Health with These 5 Stretching Benefits

Some people think that stretching is an unnecessary part of exercising. The truth is that stretching is a necessary component of exercise. According to physical therapists, stretching is an important part of one’s daily routine, whether you’re exercising or not.   The 5 Benefits of Stretching 1. Stretching specific exercises prior to exercising helps the muscles

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Physical Health May15th 2020

6 Ways Physical Therapy Can Help You Improve Your Physical Health

Physical therapy improves the physical health of people who have injuries, illnesses and medical conditions. An individualized physical therapy program is a conservative approach to managing these types of problems. It improves overall health and well-being. Contact St. Luke’s & East Tennessee Rehab Center to schedule your appointment! Six Ways Physical Therapy Improves Health Reduces

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Physical Activity Mar20th 2020

Need More Physical Activity? Here’s How to Get It

Did you know that 80 percent of the U.S. population falls short of the Physical Activity Guidelines recommended by the Department of Health and Human Services? Millions of Americans are risking serious health consequences simply because they do too much sitting and not enough moving around. You may not find that information shocking, especially if

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