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Category Archives: Healthy Tips

1 Jul, 2020

Proper Footwear and Parts of Our Shoe

Choosing Footwear Usually when we go to pick out footwear, we often make our decisions based on: Style The latest trends Price With the summer months upon us, we usually opt for the shoe options that offer the least amount of support. Our feet take on a lot of stress all day long. We often

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10 Jun, 2020

Physical Therapy After Surgery

Do I need physical therapy after surgery? After having surgery physical therapy can help improve your recovery time with better outcomes!  All physical therapy treatments are designed based on each individual’s needs, but will be set around certain guidelines depending on the type of surgery. Some surgeries such as ACL or rotator cuff repairs have

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3 Jun, 2020

Here’s What to Do If Surgery Is Coming Up!

Pre-op physical therapy can help prepare you for what is going to happen.  It will help you establish your goals before and after surgery as well as determine what your expectations are. What to expect? Examination to set a plan of care and determine a baseline Set goals for before and after surgery Plan and

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19 Mar, 2020

Keeping up with Home Exercise Programs

Knock Knock… Who’s There… Covid…Covid Who?…. Is your mouth covid when you cough? Continuing Home Exercises Right now, as you are all well aware, the whole world is responding to a pandemic. The Coronavirus—which is one of many coronaviruses that have affected people in the past—Covid-19 has everyone on lockdown. You may be in quarantine

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12 Mar, 2020

COVID-19: Preventing the Spread 101

Steps to a Virus Free Clinic! At LSTC we take pride in having a germ and virus free clinic all the time. We do this through cleaning and disinfecting equipment, exam tables and counters, washing our hands frequently, and staying home when sick. Several times throughout the day we clean and disinfect: Check-in and Check-out

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16 Jan, 2020

Guide to Better Running

The way we run is a matter of energy and efficiency. We may ask ourselves how some people can run farther, faster and make it seem effortless. The trick is in how their body moves.  Our Body When Running Our body is like a spring; it stores energy at one point in our stride and

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9 Jan, 2020

Effects of Entering the Season De-Conditioned

The two most common reasons people sustain injuries when they rush back into a sport or exercise program too quickly, are training errors and technique errors.  Rushing into the season or training program without proper progressive training our body will not be ready to endure the stress and we can end up with an injury

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14 Nov, 2019

Stretches to Prevent Injuries

Hiking and rock climbing are wonderful recreational activities that provides significant benefits to the body. They can workout pretty much every muscle in our body and help to build up our endurance. Even if it’s a short hike or climb, if we’re spending much of it scrambling over rocks or walking up a steady incline,

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7 Nov, 2019

A Strengthening Program’s Role in Preventing Injuries

For athletes, being stronger and strengthening properly will help them to experience a significant decrease in potential for injury, and experience an overall greater ease of activity and movement with everything they do. This all starts with knowing what muscles to work and how to work them correctly.’ Typically, there will be no immediate effect

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11 Oct, 2019

Proper Preparation is Key to Avoiding Injuries

Nowadays, free-time activities can look a little different for kids as various technologies are at our fingertips. If you’re a student athlete who participates in sports year-round, you might maintain a higher level of physical activity. Overall though, the general lack of physical activity, means fitness levels decrease significantly and therefore the return to sports

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