Charging your cell phone and laptop

Unless you follow my blog regularly and have begun to think like a PT, you probably have never thought about body mechanics while plugging in your electronic devices. But everything you do can and should be done with good body mechanics so as to PREVENT PAIN! So here are some tips for the next time …

Prevent recurrent daily PAIN

“It hurts every time I…” Fill in the blank. What activity causes you some pain or discomfort every time you do it? Here are some examples: 1. Feeding the dog. 2. Blow drying your hair. 3. Playing tennis. 4. Running. 5. Working in the yard. 6. Picking up your child. 7. Sitting in a certain …

Major Preventable Injuries

You hear about injuries and accidents every day. But are they truly accidents? Which ones could be prevented? 1. Burns2. Falls3. Diving accidents (esp. diving into shallow water)4. Alcohol-related accidents5. Unsafe driving6. Rotator cuff tears7. Back strains Safety and injury prevention is your individual responsibility. If you truly want to live with minimal physical pain, …