What Causes Swimmer’s Shoulder Pain and What Should I Do to Treat It?
Swimming is undeniably an activity that many people enjoy, but it wouldn’t be surprising if these people, especially athletes, start to experience body pain and shoulder pain because of it. Swimmer’s shoulder, or shoulder impingement, is what happens when swimmers aggravate their shoulders during swimming due to constantly rotating their joints. So what causes swimmer’s […]
Cycling has been a popular activity both for leisure and transportation. More than it being an enjoyable sport, it also improves cardiovascular fitness, strengthens bones, and improves posture. But if we don’t follow the right safety measures, cycling can lead to accidents and injury. So what are the best ways to stay safe when cycling? […]
All That You Need to Know About Runner’s Knee Injuries
Nothing feels as good as getting a good workout, but just one little mistake and injury can turn that mood around. One common injury that runners can have is runner’s knee or patellofemoral pain syndrome (PFPS). Runner’s knee is a broad term that we use to refer to any one of several conditions causing pain […]
Why you may need women's health physical therapy Women's health physical therapy is a form of care that is frequently overlooked. Many pelvic floor conditions and disorders are extremely common, but often women choose not to seek help. Why is this? Some say because they are embarrassed and others say that they don't believe good […]
How does exercise impact mental health? Now more than ever, it is important to highlight the benefits of exercise and physical activity on our mental health. Mental health involves an individual’s emotional, psychological, and social well-being. Furthermore, there are many factors that contribute to the status of an individual’s mental health. As physical therapists, we […]
Advocating for Yourself in your Physical Therapy Session
By: Barbara Reuven, PT.
How do you ensure that you are getting the most out of physical therapy? When you are seeing help from a physical therapist it is critical to make sure that you are advocating for yourself. Here at AmeriCare we want to make sure that all of our patients are cared for in the way that […]