Posts in the ‘Active Lifestyle’ Category

Shopping Without Dropping

Shopping during the holidays can be an all day event and exhausting overall. Wearing comfortable shoes when shopping, preferably walking or running shoes, can help increase your comfort and prevent ankle and foot pain that can result from wearing high heels – especially on hard surfaces, such as the floors in shopping malls. If shopping

Lifting Tips

Improper lifting technique can cause neck, shoulder and back pain and possibly even more serious injuries. Learning the proper way to lift will help you minimize the risk of pain and injury. Plan ahead before lifting heavy objects. Make sure you have a clear path. This will help you avoid any awkward or sudden movements that

Exercise Tips for Staying in the Game

Exercise Tips for Staying in the Game During March Madness APTA’s suggested exercises to help prevent basketball-related knee injuries Execute up to 10 repetitions of each exercise or within comfort range Bent-Knee Hamstring Stretch Lie on your back with your knees bent and your feet flat on the floor. Keep your neck and trunk straight.


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