Monthly Archives: March 2021

Exercise While Watching TV

Watching television is a great way to spend a Friday night, especially when there are so many great shows to choose from. In fact, many conversations now start with, “Did you watch that new show on Netflix?” While it is fun to binge watch a television show, sitting for long periods of time can be […]

Drink More Water

Drink more water. That is a great goal for 2021! In fact, during a recent video call when I was asked what my professional and personal goals were for the upcoming year I replied, “My goal is to drink more water!” Can you relate?  Water is the main component of the body and regulates all […]

Five Myths About Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Carpal tunnel syndrome got a lot of press in the late 2000s. In an interesting 2009 article by an orthopedic surgeon at the Hospital for Special Surgery, the author noted that “the media have perpetuated so much fear” about [carpal tunnel syndrome being caused by repetitive computer keyboard use] that “it is easy to see […]

Post-COVID Chronic Symptoms and What Physical Therapy Can Do To Help.

We are hearing more and more about “COVID long-hauler syndrome” as a description of the chronic symptoms that some people experience after a particularly bad bout of the coronavirus. This syndrome is mainly seen in older adults and in people who have significant underlying medical conditions. The Mayo Clinic describes the symptoms as a combination […]