We can help you work it out.
There’s no doubt about it, you are one-of-a-kind which is why we often recommend an individualized exercise program as a part of your recovery plan. Based on your needs, our physical therapists and exercise therapists will design a program to develop your flexibility, increase your strength and make sure you remain healthy and doing the things you love.
Hawkstone exercise therapists will move you through your custom-designed program and show you exactly how the movements should be done, which muscles you’re working and how you can identify proper form and correct it. We’ll continue to monitor your progress and adjust the program as needed. After every visit, your exercise therapist will send you home with some printed materials that detail your exercises to do at home
For all the skiers and snowboarders out there it is time to get excited. The mountains have now had the first snow fall of the season so it's time to get ready for another season on the slopes. This year, be prepared to spend the whole day on the hill, rather than in the Chalet with a few lower body strengthening exercises.
As students head back to class and the homework starts to pile on it is time to check out your child’s back pack. Back packs can cause a variety of problems in the neck, back and shoulders due it being too heavy, worn improperly or not having enough padding and support. Read on for some tips to make back to school a little less painful.
As summer draws to an end and we get closer to fall we get closer to bow hunting season. Archery can put a great deal of stress on the muscles of the shoulder, arm and upper back. Both arms are working against the resistance of the string and bow as you draw the arrow back and release it. Muscle tears, tendonitis and bursitis are common injuries that can occur with archery. Read on for some strengthening exercises that can help prevent these injuries.
With summer now in full swing so too is the golf season. Don't let an injury prevent you from hitting the links. Check out a few simple core exercises that can strengthen the back and maybe even improve your swing!
Although not a contact sport, injuries in baseball are still common. Arm and shoulder injuries are the most frequent. Be prepared to hit the field this summer and avoid striking out with an injury by doing a few simple exercises.
Yoga has proven to be a great activity for people of all ages and abilities. With many benefits including, improved strength and flexibility, reduced stress and anxiety and other mental advantages more people are giving yoga a try. As with any physical activity injuries can happen. Read on for some helpful tips to keep your practice injury free.
As we head into spring and we look forward to longer days and warmer weather, we also start with the spring cleaning projects. Now is the time when you go through the basement or garage full of stuff and try to declutter. Read on for some tips to avoid a spring cleaning mishap.
Soccer is a fast paced sport that requires stops and starts and sudden changes in direction which can result in a variety of injuries. FIFA, soccer's international governing body, has developed a program to reduce these injuries. As we transition from indoor to outdoor soccer check out the FIFA 11+ Program and stay in the game!
Dance can be a fun and exciting way to keep the body moving and to be active. However, it can also place a great amount of stress on the body which can lead to injury. Dance is a sport that requires both strength and flexibility especially in the back, hips and legs. Below are some exercises and stretches that can be added to any dancers’ repertoire.
With a new year come the resolutions to exercise more, start working out and to get in better shape. Help yourself by getting off on the right foot with some safe “core” exercises