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AEROBIC EXERCISE

AEROBIC EXERCISE

by Vicky Mai, PT, DPT Aerobic Exercise: What is it and who does it benefit? Aerobic exercise is a continuous activity, maintained for a prolonged period of time. Such activities may include but are not limited to: jogging, walking, swimming or cycling. Having good aerobic fitness means that the body is able to efficiently deliver

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AQUATIC PHYSICAL THERAPY BENEFITS

by Daniel Kao, PT, DPT What is aqua therapy? There is a common misconception that aqua therapy is primarily swimming with benefits being due to un-weighted joints. Both of those are true, however aquatic therapy is not limited to those two points. Exercises can be done in numerous positions and can be used to focus

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Can physiotherapy be used for preventative purposes to prevent injury from happening in the first place or is it only used to address conditions/injuries that have already happened?

Can physiotherapy be used for preventative purposes to prevent injury from happening in the first place or is it only used to address conditions/injuries that have already happened?

Great question!! Physical therapists/physiotherapists are ‘movement specialists’. That being said to answer your question, yes physical therapy can be effective in preventing injuries from happening in the first place. Formal evaluation by a licensed physical therapist can help identify faulty mechanics and train those...

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CHOOSING THE RIGHT RUNNING SHOE

by Barry Gordon, PT, DPT How much arch support do I need?  Do I need cushioning? Is a minimalist shoe right for me? What else should I look for in a shoe? These are common questions that many individuals are plagued with when faced with the task of purchasing a new walking or running shoe.

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