Backpack Safety and Ergonomics

Backpack Safety and Ergonomics

Whether you are returning to school or going hiking, the fit and wear of your backpack is very important. A great rule of thumb to remember is: you should always wear both straps and have it fit snugly against your back. There should not be a gap between the backpack...
Gardening Injuries & How to Avoid Them

Gardening Injuries & How to Avoid Them

Gardening is one of the most rewarding activities you can participate in this summer. You spend a few days in the sun, while getting some exercise, and then you get to see your hard work pay off through beautiful blooming flowers or delicious fruits and veggies. What...
Kids Backpack Safety

Kids Backpack Safety

Summer went by quickly – it’s already time for kids to head back to school! Before you do your back-to-school shopping, we wanted to bring kids backpack safety to your attention. Your kids carry heavy materials in their backpack daily, and if they carry too much...
Avoid Gardening Pain This Spring

Avoid Gardening Pain This Spring

Spring is upon us which means it’s almost time for yard work and gardening! Many people enjoy being out in the fresh air while getting some exercise in the yard. Injuries with yard work commonly happen because we do not practice safe body mechanics or take...
5 Signs You Need Physical Therapy

5 Signs You Need Physical Therapy

All too often, we will hear from patients that suffered an injury and later tried to treat it at home on their own; rarely does this work. They usually find that the at-home treatments didn’t help and sometimes made it worse. Whether you’re experiencing pain from an...