Snow shoveling can contribute to a host of injuries to the spine, shoulders, and muscles of the body. Most of the problems are a result of excessive bending and twisting while carrying a heavy load. Here are some tips to avoid pain and injury from shoveling snow. The Basics. Think of snow shoveling as a form of exercise, so as with any exercise, prepare your body for what you are about to do.. Don’t begin shoveling snow after eating, smoking, or consuming caffeinated beverages...
Posted on 2022-01-07
The Most Overlooked Reason Why Fitness Resolutions Fail. by Tamer Issa, PT, DPT . With the new year comes our best intentions of setting resolutions to improve our lives. For many of us, we make fitness-related resolutions to lose weight or get in shape. The reality is that for most of us, we will fail after a few short weeks. There are many reasons why this happens, including poor goal setting or our fear of change. There is one reason that is commonly overlooked an...
Posted on 2021-12-21
Wake Up Feeling Refreshed Using This Sleep Hack. by Dr. Tamer Issa- Doctor of Physical Therapy. You should all know how important a good night's sleep is for attaining your health and weight-loss goals. I have a sleep hack for you that you have to try! I learned this about 3 years ago... it's been life-changing. Do you ever wonder why some mornings you can wake up fairly easily and refreshed (like on a Saturday morning when you haven't set your alarm) and on other mornings you fe...
Posted on 2021-03-08
Is Your Bucket Overflow Causing Your Headache?. To Prevent Headaches... Master the Art of Managing Your Bucket.. Headache sufferers often learn over time what triggers their headaches. Sometimes it's a change in barometric pressure, a particular food like red wine or aged cheese, fluorescent lights, dehydration, or a stressful event. These are a few examples. Although there can be a single thing that consistently sets off a headache for someone, oftentimes it's a combination of factor...
Posted on 2021-02-09
Ready for a Change in Your Health and Well-Being? Here Is How to Get on a Path of Success and Fulfillment.
Ready for a Change in Your Health and Well-Being? . Here Is How to Get on a Path of Success and Fulfillment.. by Dr. Tamer Issa, PT, DPT. Photo by Alexas Fotos from Pexels Many people go through periods of their life when they feel unsatisfied when it comes to their health or sense of well-being. This is more apparent now as people are feeling the consequences of the coronavirus pandemic on their lives. This dissatisfaction may be triggered by feelings of low energy, weig...
Posted on 2021-01-01
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