You often see yoga touted as the Holy Grail of health and wellness, but what makes yoga so healthy? No matter what the health affliction is, it seems the first treatment anyone will suggest before anything else is yoga. “Have you tried yoga?” seems to be the mantra for...

… how to maintain your youth and vitality for years to come

Why Aging and Growing Older are Not the Same Thing

Unbelievably, getting older does NOT mean you have to give up doing what you love. In fact, not doing what you love – is what actually leads to growing older.

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You must learn how to squat the right way in order to go out and lift things in the yard or in the house, to be able to play with your kids or grandkids, etc.. without injuring yourself.  

Now, I am not talking about learning to squat with a heavy barbell on your b...

Injured? Seek the Help of a Physical Therapist First!

Unfortunately, injuries can happen to anyone, anywhere, and at any time. Injuries don’t just happen in sports, they can occur because of unfortunate work accidents, not stretching before doing any recreational activi...

February 12, 2019

One of the most common things I see is shoulder pain that affects people's ability to exercise. Shoulder pain that comes on during military presses, push-ups, throwing a ball, that sort of thing. There is one main shoulder problem called impingement that causes pain to...

Recently we at Healing Arts Physical Therapy have been concentrating more on how the ankle moves during the squatting motion. In order to squat down the right way the ankle needs to flex and hinge properly. If it does not, then compensation motions are going to occur w...

September 13, 2018

As Physical Therapists we get to interact on a regular basis with our patient's; sometimes 2-3 times per week trying our best to resolve a person's pain and provide healing. Using hands on skills to manipulate joints and muscles in ways to produce normal/pain free moti...

September 6, 2018

There are a few steps I would recommend to keep a healthy neck and prevent pain and stiffness from occuring. I see a good deal of patients with neck pain and there are some common findings in these people that have lead to their problem. Our necks require an integral b...

One common thing that we see here at Healing Arts Physical Therapy with people coming in for lower back pain and hip pain is that the pelvis is out of alignment or not symmetrical with the other side. For example, one side of the pelvis can be rotated forward or one si...

An amazing service that we offer at Healing Arts Physical Therapy is called the Annual Physical Therapy Exam. It consists of many components that assess the physical self in oder to stay pain free and injury free as we age. First we will look at posture from an objecti...

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