. The 3 Best Exercises For Your Back. By Tamer Issa, PT, DPT. People suffering from acute or chronic back pain who are searching for ways to take care of their spine are often confused by the sheer number and variety of exercises that are available to them to try. As physical therapists, we are often asked by friends, family, and clients: “What are some good exercises that I can do for my back”. We often reply it depends on multiple factors including your ag...
Posted on 2018-06-20
. Core Strength. Part 2- Testing & Training the Core. by Dr. Jesse Lewis, PT, DPT Welcome back for Part 2 of our core strength education. In Part 1 we talked about what core strength was and the best way to activate your core. Here we will discuss how to self-test your core and a couple of our favorite core exercises. How to Test Your Core Strength:. Self-testing your core strength isn’t easy. That is because there are a lot of ways your body can compens...
Posted on 2017-07-12
. Core Strength. Part 1- Defining the Core and How to Find It. by Dr. Jesse Lewis, PT, DPT Core Strength. Those two words might be spoken in gyms, running blogs, and physical therapy offices more than any other words. Most people probably accept that core strength is an important part of health. But do we really understand what core strength is? And if we do, what’s the best way to test it and to train it? This blog will be the first part of our two-part series on core stren...
Posted on 2017-06-29