You've spent all winter working out in your gym, and now the weather finally is mild enough to take it outdoors. You might think that the change of exercise location poses no risk, but there are a few things to keep in mind. You should expect your body to need 2 to 3 weeks of transition time before you can ramp up your outdoor training on the streets or beach. Below are some tips to safely make the transition from working out indoors to outdoors.
Today, BSPT partners and therapists are attending the 1st Annual Physical Therapy Advocacy Day hosted by the Massachusetts chapter of the APTA at the State House in Boston. During this event, our partners will address state legislators and advocate for three bills: term protections for physical therapists, establishment of a physical therapy licensing board, and decreasing patients co-pays. "It is important as physical therapists that we advocate for our industry and the patients we serve" said Bret Ferrell, BSPT Partner in Beverly.
Shoveling a bit of snow? We’ve got your back! Snow is pretty heavy, especially the really wet stuff. If you haven’t been hitting the gym regularly or training for snow shoveling as an Olympic event, you might wake up with some aches and pains. Here are a few tips to dig yourself out a little more safely.
Have KNEE or HIP pain? Join us for this great community presentation by Dr. Dabuzhsky!
South Boston is a fast changing neighborhood. While many of its longtime traditions and close knit tendencies remain, there is no denying the vibrancy much of the new development and businesses bring. Bright lights alone do not a community make, or else Times Square would be America’s Hometown. What makes a community healthy and vibrant is having the infrastructure present that addresses the needs of that community.
The average adult gets 1 to 6 colds every year, with symptoms lasting a week to 10 days. Should you let these colds interrupt your exercise routine? Probably not, as long as you pay attention to what your body tells you.
Family, food and festivities — the ingredients for great Thanksgiving memories! But, if you’re not careful, these memories may turn into aches and pains.
As America gets ready to give thanks and kick off the holiday season, we have some tips that can help keep you pain free.
“Activities such as standing too long while cooking, meal preparation, and lifting heavy objects like turkeys and boxes can cause back, shoulder and neck pain,” said Tara Smith, physical therapist. “There are simple things that can be done to help decrease the effects of the added stress on our bodies.”
Modern lifestyle has forced us to become more dependent on machines and technology than we have ever been. As a result, we are more sedentary than we should be. Spending hours on a computer or hunched over a desk is bad for your posture. This can lead to a myriad of problems including neck pain, shoulder pain and low back pain.
Improving posture is not as difficult as you think.
Do you want to be like an Olympic Athlete? For the month of September only, Baystate Physical Therapy specialists will apply kinesiotape, featured at the olympics, for $10 (per body part). See how this technique has improved muscle performance in athletes around the world. Try it yourself today! Call (617) 323-4377 or (617) 323-8377 to book your appointment today! Roslindale Location Only