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Exercise Is Medicine – Stay Active During COVID-19

Check out this infographic from the British Journal of Sports Medicine on the importance of staying active during the COVID-19 pandemic. Remember:  Movement IS Medicine!     Your Comeback Story Starts Here!

Were You Born to Run?

The notion that human beings were “born to run” certainly has inspired me to think deeply about running.  The book that bears this notion as its title, Born To Run, written by Christopher McDougall, is a must-read for those who enjoy recreational running.   But this blog isn’t about the book or the theory.  The point here is to discuss how…

Returning to Play after COVID-19

Because of the uncertainty of the affects of COVID-19 even after the illness has subsided, a return to play protocol has been devised by experts in order to guide athletes with gradual exposure back into activity after illness. Athletes who have experienced COVID-19 should consult with their physician regarding return to activity/play suggestions. This infographic is from the British Journal…

Tips for Physical Therapy Patients on How to Handle Holiday Stress

As the holidays are closely approaching, it can become overwhelming and hectic to manage busy schedules, self-care, gift lists, and holiday events. As physical therapists, we recognize this increase in stress around the holidays with our patients reporting increased anxiety, pain, or soreness while planning for the holidays. Believe it or not, stress can actually create increased sensitivity in your…

Health and Wellness in the Time of a Pandemic

In such an uncertain time where our exposure to shopping, social gatherings like playing cards, grocery getting, and even family time is limited, it is so important to be working on a healthier you! We are constantly hearing how we need to wear masks and wash our hands to keep ourselves from contracting the virus.  But what happens if we…

Determination and Patience – Siera’s Comeback Story

Exercise and nutrition are important to living a healthy, happy life, especially for Omaha Physical Therapy Institute’s rock star patient, Siera Zach!  Siera is a personal trainer, competitive weightlifter, and coach who has overcome an injury that kept her from doing what she loved.  Through her determination and patience, she is back and better than ever!  Check out Siera’s Comeback…