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Sleep is a crucial part of our well-being. More than just helping us feel rested and giving us the energy to get through the day, sleep also plays a role in healing, muscle recovery, and memory. While it’s normal to experience sleep problems from time to time, if you regularly suffer from poor quality or quantity of sleep, it could be impacting your physical and emotional health. Lack of sleep can contribute to the development of chronic pain, anxiety, and depression. It increases your risk of being involved in an accident, shortens your temper, and makes it difficult to concentrate on even the simplest of tasks.
Athletes have a reputation for pushing their bodies to the absolute limits of strength, flexibility, and mobility. Musculoskeletal injuries are commonly associated with sports participation. Fortunately, physical therapy (PT) can help both amateur and professional athletes to recover from their injuries and get back to participating in their sport as quickly as possible. PT can also minimize their risk of future injuries, helping them to keep enjoying their sport for years to come.
Are you living with cardiovascular disease? Studies estimate that nearly half of all adults in the United States are living with some form of cardiovascular disease or CVD for short. Many of these people won’t even be fully aware of their condition, or the danger that it poses to their long-term health and wellbeing.
You’ve probably heard the phrase ‘you are what you eat’, which is often used when encouraging people to think carefully about the foods that they choose. It may be a metaphorical expression, to imply that if you choose to eat ‘garbage’ (as in junk food and unhealthy choices) then you will feel garbage too, but there is some truth in the phrase too.
The COVID-19 pandemic has triggered dramatic changes throughout everyday life — and in the medical community as well. Not only are providers across the country postponing elective procedures, but many are also encouraging people to avoid in-office appointments to reduce their risk of exposure to this highly contagious coronavirus.But what...