No Longer “Weak In The Knees”

If you suffer from osteoarthritis of the knees—a condition where inflammation causes a wearing away of the cartilage— You may struggle with pain on a regular basis. Although your doctor may have prescribed medication for pain, you will likely find that exercise can support your medication regimen. Upon commencing a strengthening program, some individuals may even find…

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Regaining Full Range of Motion After Knee Surgery

In order for you to walk, run, sit or kick comfortably, your knee—the largest joint in the body—must be able to move through an arc of about 130 degrees, from completely straight, or fully extended, to completely bent, or fully flexed. Two muscle groups control this motion: the quadriceps on the front of the thigh…

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Do I have plantar fasciitis or spurs? Diagnosing and treating heel pain.

Do you experience pain in the bottom of your foot and heel area? This can be incredibly frustrating and prevent you from doing even the simplest things, like getting out of bed in the morning without wincing—let alone making it through a full day at work! According to the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, you’re…

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PhysioFit Is Re-opening: Book today, get back on your program!

We are happy to announce the re-opening of our doors at our physical location on Monday, May 4th. Physical therapy services are considered an essential business of healthcare operations. We want to help reduce stress to medical teams on the front line that might otherwise increase your need to go to doctor’s appointments, urgent care,…

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Understanding Your Feet

Are your feet healthy? Flat feet, foot pronation, or foot imbalances can lead to foot pain, knee pain, hip pain, back pain, and even shoulder pain. Here’s what we’ve got for you this week. Now at PhysioFit, we are offering a complimentary foot scan to show you how imbalances in your feet can lead to problems in…

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Is it normal for knees to hurt during squats?

We recently had a client contact our clinic last week and he asked us this… Is it normal for my knees to hurt during squats? He told us he was attending his local gym frequently (4-5 days a week) for the past year, to help him lose weight.  He would perform exercises like running, leg…

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‘Mummy tummy’: The postpartum problem no one wants to talk about

The “mummy tummy,” or “mommy pooch,” may be one of the top concerns postpartum women want to discuss but avoid out of embarrassment. The reality is, mummy tummy – that extra shelf of abdominal tissue that has a pooch-like appearance – is nothing to be embarrassed about. It’s an extremely common, albeit frustrating, issue for…

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Love Your Pelvic Floor Workshop

What Every Woman Should Know! Time invested in this interactive workshop could save you from a lifetime of health issues. This workshop contains information that every woman needs to stay vital and healthy. This will help you to prevent and treat pelvic floor dysfunction. Strengthening your pelvic floor muscles may be one of the most…

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Can Glucosamine and Chondroitin Supplements Relieve My Arthritis?

About 10 million Americans suffer from osteoarthritis (OA), a painful condition in which the cushioning cartilage between bones wears away. To ease pain, OA sufferers often take supplements, the best known being glucosamine and chondroitin sulfate. Glucosamine is thought to inhibit inflammation and stimulate cartilage cell growth, while chondroitin may strengthen cartilage and increase its…

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Announcing TRX Friday Class Series taught by Shannon Wayne!

Suspension Training leverages gravity and your body weight to perform hundreds of exercises. You’re in control of how much you want to challenge yourself on each exercise – because you can simply adjust your body position to add or decrease resistance. Most importantly, since the intensity of the suspension training system is totally scalable by…

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