With fall and winter come the seasonal chores we’re all accustomed to; however, there is also an increase in the number of injuries associated with raking and shoveling as the weather changes. The good news is that most of these injuries are
The intensity at which you exercise will determine what you get out of it. Do you want to lose body fat? If so, you need to exercise at a different intensity compared to someone who trains to build muscle/tone up. Unlike bones
Patients and physicians all over the world embrace the benefits of physical therapy in and its impact on quality of life for musculoskeletal impairments. Physical therapists at ActivBody Physical Therapy in Orange, CA, can help with diagnosis, prevention and treatment of disorders
Osteoarthritis is a common joint disorder. It is a normal result of aging and the regular wear-and-tear of the joints. Gaining weight is also one of the factors. The bony surfaces at the joints are protected by a rubbery tissue called ‘cartilage’.
The shoulder is one of the most flexible joints in the human body. We can move our shoulders in directions like no other joint. Owing to its flexibility, we can do things like paint a ceiling or pitch a baseball. This flexibility
You know that exercise is important and has several health benefits. However, there are hidden benefits of exerciseaccording to our expert therapists at Activbody Physical Therapy inOrange, CA that you may not be aware of. Here are the top 5 reasons to
Do you think you’re pretty well-versed on what physical therapy is and how it can assist you? Read this article from Wahpeton Daily News about five common myths about physical therapy. Myth: Physical Therapy is painful. Fact: Oftentimes, the primary goal of physical therapy is
Chronic pain may leave you curling up in bed with a heating pad and a bottle of medicine to help ease your pain. Although doing exercise may sound like sheer torture, it may actually be one of the best pain management options for your chronic
Should you use heat or ice with injuries? One of the questions we at ActivBody Physical Therapy hear the most is whether to use ice or heat. While both can be useful, we typically will ask our patients which one works best
Do you ever think about all of the people you know who have complained about back pain at some point? Chances are, you may be included in that group. Back injury is a major problem in the United States, and an expensive one.