Remaining Open Amidst the Coronavirus Outbreak

The Dept of Homeland Security issued a memo regarding the importance of keeping the Essential Critical Infrastructure Workforce operating and identifying what industries and workers that includes. I encourage you to read it for yourself here, but in short, physical...
Be SMART When Setting Your 2020 Resolutions

Be SMART When Setting Your 2020 Resolutions

While annual statistics are bleak when it comes to the success rates of New Year’s resolutions, don’t conclude that goalsetting is a fruitless endeavor, says Shoreline physical therapist Bruk Ballenger. Simply resolve to set smarter goals.  “This time of year,...
No Time for Exercise? Make Time for Movement.

No Time for Exercise? Make Time for Movement.

Don’t have time for exercise? Perhaps, say physical therapists, it’s time to reframe what true exercise looks like.  After all, exercise doesn’t require a gym, special equipment or a high intensity. Down to its core, exercise is simply movement, and...
Rest is Key to Health and Performance

Rest is Key to Health and Performance

 If you vow to never rest until you reach your personal health or athletic performance goal, you are overlooking a vital part of training and rehabilitation: recovery. That’s according to Shoreline physical therapist Bruk Ballenger.  While the resolve...
Top 6 Physical Therapy Myths during National PT Month

Top 6 Physical Therapy Myths during National PT Month

October is National Physical Therapy month, a time when physical therapists not only celebrate their profession, but also educate others about the role physical therapy plays in improving the health and vitality of their patients … and of...