March 2018 - Orthopaedics Plus

5 Exercises You Should Perform If You Sit All Day

Do you sit all day? Don’t worry you are not alone.
Sitting throughout the day, and a more sedentary lifestyle in general, has dramatically increased over the last several decades as desk jobs have become more popular and our devices have taken over as our form of entertainment. (more…)

5 Tips for Staying Pain Free This Spring

5 Tips for Exercising to Minimize Injuries in the Spring
Injuries do occur during workouts and exercise regimens. A majority of the time it is simply because the proper precautions and preparations are not considered. Among the most common injuries stemming from exercise are muscle strains and tears. You can tear ligaments and tendons while exercising improperly as well. These injuries often require chiropractic care, massage therapy or even physical therapy so that you can return to exercising as quickly as possible. (more…)

Physical Therapy Tips for Safer Springtime Cleaning

Spring is always a welcome change after cold and lethargic winters. The blue skies and warm temperatures also bring open windows, fresh air, blossoming flowers and above all the spring cleaning. Spring cleaning can be as hard and difficult as full-body workout as it involves good dusting, mowing of lawns; clearing gutters and many more. (more…)

How can physical therapy help?

In physical therapy, trained professionals evaluate and treat abnormal physical function related to, for example, an injury, disability, disease or condition.

According to the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), a physical therapist is a trained and licensed medical professional with experience in diagnosing physical abnormalities, restoring physical function and mobility, maintaining physical function, and promoting physical activity and proper function. (more…)