Category: Rethink Your Rehab

Pre and Post-Surgical Rehab Mar15th 2021

What are the benefits of pre and post-surgical rehab?

Pre and post-surgical rehab is often recommended for those having orthopedic surgery. These types of surgeries could include foot, ankle, knee, hip, wrist, hand, shoulder, neck, and spine surgeries. Rehab can, however, be beneficial for just about any type of surgical procedure. A physical therapist can put together both a pre and post-surgical rehabilitation plan

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Diaphragmatic Breathing Apr30th 2020

Benefits of Diaphragmatic Breathing

Our fast-paced lifestyles have caused many of us to those the ability to use our main respiratory muscle, the large dome-shaped diagram, to breathe. Instead we use our shoulders, upper chest, neck, and back muscles, causing rapid, shallow breaths. Diaphragmatic breathing is beneficial for your physical and mental health as it reduces stress, lowers heart

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Apr26th 2020

Engage Your Abs for a Strong Core

Whether your goal is to reduce low back pain or slim your waist, adding exercises to your workout that engage your core can make a significant difference. The most important, yet often overlooked muscle that must be strengthened, is the transverse abdominis (TA) which is the deep, inner abdominal muscle that begins at the spine and

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Apr22nd 2020

Relieving Shoulder Pain

Weekend warriors often develop shoulder discomfort when performing overhead movements while playing tennis, baseball or tackling DIY projects around the house. The longer you suffer, the more damage can occur Here are simple tips to relieve some symptoms: 1. STOP PAINFUL ACTIVITIES! Trying to “work through the pain” is a mistake. It is your body

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5 Healthy Valentines Day Ideas - Moon Physical Therapy - Featured Image Feb1st 2018

Five Healthy Valentine’s Day Ideas

If you're trying to figure out how to spend a healthy Valentine's Day with your special someone, then check out these five ideas on how to have a Valentine's Day filled with healthy activities

Aquatic Therapy for Rheumatoid Arthritis Apr1st 2016

Aquatic Therapy for Rheumatoid Arthritis

Patients with RA often get caught in a cycle of pain, fatigue and demotivation, leading to inactivity, which increases pain. Aquatic therapy helps break this cycle by reducing the load on joints, allowing patients to increase muscle strength and achieve aerobic conditioning.