Running Does Not Cause Knee Arthritis!

Running Does Not Cause Knee Arthritis!

By Alison Gillespie, PT, DPT One of the most common statements runners hear is that running causes knee damage and, “You will wear out your joints!” But is this really true? A 2018 Canadian study1 interviewed health care practitioners (HCP) and the general public...
Parents: Be Aware of the Signs of Sports Injuries

Parents: Be Aware of the Signs of Sports Injuries

As student-athletes train over the summer, preparing to head back to the practice fields later this season, injuries are going to happen. Despite concerted efforts to reduce and prevent sports injuries, it’s impossible to eliminate them from sports.  So in order...
6 Common Summer Activity Mistakes, with Solutions

6 Common Summer Activity Mistakes, with Solutions

For many, summer is defined by a whirlwind of outdoor activity, a natural response to warmer, brighter and warmer days.  But as we venture out into the sun for yard work, bike rides, morning jogs, long hikes and swimming at the beach, Shoreline physical...
Good ergonomics improves worker health and productivity

Good ergonomics improves worker health and productivity

It may seem a simple matter of comfort, but with approximately eight of 10 Americans regularly using laptop and desktop computers in their daily lives – mainly at work – workstation ergonomics is truly an issue of injury prevention, employee morale, and workplace...
Walk your way to back pain relief

Walk your way to back pain relief

Are you experiencing tightness or discomfort in your lower back? Try taking a walk.  Studies have shown walking to be effective in preventing, alleviating and even treating pain in the spine, a condition that according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...