Tag Archive: stretching

6 Exercises to Combat the Poor Posture Blues

The Problem:  Too Much Technology Time Leads to Poor Posture We all know that sitting at a keyboard, prolonged game playing and excessive tablet use lead to poor posture and tight muscles.  Modern life requires excessive use of technologies, as much as we would like to unplug, devices have become a ubiquitous part of both our …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://apmt.us/2015/09/6-exercises-to-combat-the-poor-posture-blues/

Stretching – An Important Habit

The habit for September is stretching.  Stretching is an important part of any exercise routine.  Many common injuries are caused by muscles that are tight and not flexible.  After talking to Dr. Tim, Dr Vijay and Aaron, we came up with a list of three of their favorites: Dr Tim Dr. Tim is a big …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://apmt.us/2014/09/stretching/

I Just (Foam) Roll That Way…

Foam Rolls and an Injury Prevention Workout You finally started that exercise program.  You are feeling great, just waiting to see the results and…injury occurs.  Often, exercise programs don’t get off the ground because of injury.  With injury, an ounce of prevention  is worth a pound of cure.  Stretching your muscles and warming up are important before each …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://apmt.us/2013/07/foam-roll/

Effective Treatments for Shin Splints

Shin splints are also known as medial tibial stress syndrome. Shin splints is a condition characterized by pain in the lower leg brought on by running or other athletic activity. It can also be caused or exacerbated by ill-fitting or inadequate shoes past their prime. It is an injury that causes inflammation of the muscles in the …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://apmt.us/2011/07/effective-treatments-for-shin-splints-mt-prospect/

Spring gardening: avoid injury!

It’s that time of year when the warmer temperatures of spring beckon people outdoors.  Whether it be yard work or the start of a new running season, spring can find us with sore muscles and an injury caused in part by the inactivity of winter.  The following suggestions can help minimize damage: Make sure you …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://apmt.us/2011/03/spring-gardening-dos-and-donts/