Spring Into Fitness

Happy First Day of Spring!  As the days get warmer and longer, it is natural to want to spend more time outdoors. And outdoor summer sports provide the perfect opportunity to spice up your fitness routine. It is easy to transfer your indoor gym routine to the great outdoors. Tired of the treadmill? Go hiking.…

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TRX Workshop at PhysioFit

Get fit with our TRX Workshop taught by Shannon Wayne! TRX is a total-body fitness program that uses gravity against your own body weight to simultaneously develop strength, balance, flexibility and core stability. You’re in control of how much you want to challenge yourself on each exercise – because you can simply adjust your body…

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Why Is My Hip Popping?

Our bodies can make lots of weird noises, but it is particularly disconcerting to hear “popping” sounds coming from our joints or bones. If you have been experiencing a popping or snapping sensation in your hip when walking, rising from a chair or bed, or doing certain stretches, you may have what is commonly known…

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Physical Therapy Following a Femoral Fracture

Physical therapy can help with most fractures, but it is especially important if you have suffered a fracture of the femur, which runs from the hip to the knee. This incredibly strong bone typically requires significant force or direct trauma to break. A femoral fracture often requires surgery to place the bones back into position.…

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Tight Hips and Shrinking Muscles: Sitting in a Heap of Trouble

We are a country of workaholic couch potatoes. No matter how good our intentions, the sad fact is that many of us work 9-to-5 office jobs, sitting in a chair (and often sitting with terrible posture), hunched over a computer for the majority of the day. In addition to those myriad problems related to this…

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Walk Your Way to Fitness

Starting an exercise program can seem like a daunting task, but it is really as simple as getting off the couch and walking out your front door. Walking is one of the easiest and most beneficial forms of exercise. It burns calories, is easy on your joints, strengthens your bones and muscles, reduces stress and…

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Sciatica: “Why Does My Back Problem Cause Such Severe Pain Down The Back Of My Leg?”

In response to a question from a client about his concern about Sciatica. “If I’ve got back pain — Why am I getting a shooting pain down the back of my leg?”. This is a very common symptom we see at PhysioFit. In fact, at least 5 people walk, (or hobble in with sever pain…

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3 ‘Quick Fixes’ You THINK Help Knee Pain – But Don’t

A patient came into the clinic last week limping with knee pain and asked: “I’ve had this knee pain for a few weeks now, I’m not sure what I’ve done to it but I’ve tried taking Tylenol and that didn’t help. I was trying to rest it so that it wouldn’t hurt, but whenever I…

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Are Any Of These 5 Habits Disrupting Your Sleep?

“Why can’t I sleep?” That’s a question I was asked the other day by a patient suffering from back pain. At first, the obvious reason why would be the back pain, right? Well, even though back pain does get in the way of having a good nights sleep – this particular patient went on to…

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Running: Quick Tips To Help Keep You Active…(Even When You Lack The Motivation!)

Here’s something for those who want to maintain keeping active this year, especially with running… Since we’re half way through January, let me talk to you about something I’ve heard a lot of people mention in the clinic – especially since starting off the year with being more active! One of the things that most…

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