1. Balance is more that just avoiding a fall

    Balance is something that we often take for granted. As we age, we become less sensitive to where we are in space and less able to respond to a force that knocks us off balance. If you have ever had a fall, you know that it can happen without warning and with serious consequences. Here are some stat…Read More

  2. ECCENTRIC MUSCLE CONTRACTIONS – SAY WHAT?

    We take it for granted, but did you know that your muscles lengthen as they contract? At first this doesn’t seem to make sense; however, muscles are often active while they are lengthening. This occurs when the external force is greater than the force the muscle(s) generates. Eccentric muscle cont…Read More

  3. Physical Therapy: 5 Things to Remember about Core Stability

    Core stability has been an increasingly important component of many people’s exercise regimen. Fitness and Medical professional concerned with human movement have been talking about a stable core for years. The problem is that it is a poorly defined area of fitness. What exercises are the best for…Read More