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5 Exercise Myths for People 55 and Older

While it’s expected that most older people tend to slow down with age, the notion that seniors and soon-to-be seniors should trade in exercise and their active lifestyles for bingo and rocking chairs is definitely antiquated, say physical therapists. And yet, when it...

Shoulder Pain or Limited Motion?

Shoulder pain is common in people of all ages. It can be from chronic issues, previous injuries, or it can be from an acute injury. Regardless of how your pain started, there are ways to help improve your motion and strength while decreasing your pain. The shoulder is...

Don’t confuse soreness with pain

There’s soreness, and then there’s pain. It’s important to not confuse the two, say physical therapists.  To active people in general and athletes at all levels, the inability to recognize the differences between muscle soreness and pain can mean pushing your body –...

Parents: Be aware of the signs of sports injuries

As student-athletes head back to the practice fields late this summer, injuries are going to happen. Despite concerted efforts by physical therapists and others to reduce and prevent sports injuries, it’s simply impossible to eliminate them from all sports and...