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Wednesday, May 28, 2014

Five (5) Simple Steps to Avoid Knee Injury at the Gym

Knee injury is one of the most common problems of people, especially for those who have intensive workout routines every day. Knee injuries can be caused by one accident or by repeating something that causes stress to the knees.

Often, we neglect to take precautions because we think this sort of injury will not happen to us. And when we encounter injury, we usually opt to take care of ourselves rather than seeking professional help, like physical therapy, which can immediately and correctly address the problem.

deborah koval
Avoid Knee Injury

Friday, May 23, 2014

Proper Body Mechanics When Lifting, Pushing, and Pulling an Object

Every single day we are exposed to injury. When we walk to work, when we go to the gym, or even as simple as when we’re picking something up from the ground- possible injury can be expected.

Let’s go back to “as simple as when we’re picking something up from the ground”. Some people just don’t know the proper body mechanics, and that leads to injury. Even at work, you may be exposed to injury just by how you sit down or what type of chair and desk you are using to get your job done. Read more about that here.

deborah koval
Body Mechanics

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Physical Therapy: Its Common Misconceptions

Physical Therapy, as discussed in one of the previously posted articles, Physical Therapy and Its Wide Scopes, umbrellas a lot of things. When hearing the words Physical Therapy, people think of different things: some are right and some are not necessarily true.

Because of some misconceptions, some people do not think of Physical Therapy as an option. However, we must not stick to those misconceptions as if they’re actually proven.

Self- Healing Myth

deborah koval
Physical Therapy