Fitness & Wellness
A strong core is important for your pelvic health, but did you know stretching is just as important as strengthening?
Want to strengthen your core? Try this exercise progression.
Normally, when people think about exercises for core strength, they think about crunches.
Navigating with an assistive device may seem daunting, especially for first-timers.
Many receive crutches or canes post-injury or surgery without proper instructions. That said, using such a device can be easier than you think with careful consideration of each movement.
Stay safe this winter!
Discover essential tips for winter wellness, including safe ice navigation, snow shoveling techniques, joint care, and indoor exercises.
Winter in Western New York can be a beautiful sight, but it often comes with icy challenges.
Walking on slippery sidewalks and pathways can be risky, with the potential for slips and falls that can lead to injuries.
Start your New Year right with our tips for success!
Reflect, set small goals, establish routines, and find support for a fulfilling year.
Maintaining healthy habits during the holidays can be challenging.
Rest assured, there’s plenty of room for holiday cheer without compromising your routine — or health!
For the purposes of physical therapy, an X-Ray is used to check for broken bones or determine the severity of arthritis or osteoporosis. An MRI is used to assess injuries or abnormalities of the joints, such as the back and knee.
The reasons for using an assistive device after surgery reach far beyond safety.
Without the use of a walking aid, many patients will lean away from their injured side.
Do you struggle with balance or mobility, or feel like your lower body is weak?
The Sit-to-Stand Test is a simple assessment that measures your strength and mobility and can give you a better indication of lower-body weakness and fall risk.