Category: Health

5 Tips to Be More Active During Your Work Day - St. Luke's PT Jun12th 2021

5 Tips to Be More Active During Your Work Day

Where are you right now as you read this? We’re guessing you’re most likely sitting down. We aren’t psychic! It’s just that most Americans spend around 12 hours per day sitting, and sadly, this kind of excessive sedentary behavior has been linked with an increased risk for chronic disease and early death. Some research even

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3 Stretches For a Better, Brighter Morning - St. Luke's Physical Therapy May25th 2021

3 Stretches For a Better, Brighter Morning

Some of us are morning people, and some of us aren’t. Think about it for a second, how do you wake up every day? Do you greet the morning with a smile, or do you wince in anticipation of the pain you’re about to experience once you get out of bed? If it hurts you

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Ready to Improve Your Health? These 5 Activities Can Help Feb15th 2021

Ready to Improve Your Health? These 5 Activities Can Help

Are You Ready to Get Started on the Path Toward Improved Health? If you spend your days hobbling painfully from your bed to your reclining chair and back, the notion of pursuing any kind of vigorous activity may be the furthest thing from your mind. The truth, however, is that getting active can vastly improve

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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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