Mind your back(pack) during back-to-school

Mind your back(pack) during back-to-school

From homework and tests to extra-curricular activities, students already shoulder plenty of weight during back-to-school time. Their backpacks should be the least of their worries.  Unfortunately, due to the lack of awareness or simple disinterest (or both), backpacks...
Exercise Caution During Summer Workouts

Exercise Caution During Summer Workouts

While many relish the opportunity to take both play and exercise outdoors as the weather continues to warm, Seattle physical therapist Erik Norwood reminds us that beneficial exercise comes with an added level of risk when done in the summertime heat and humidity....
Positive Attitude Reaps Healthful Rewards

Positive Attitude Reaps Healthful Rewards

Is your glass half full? Do the clouds that fly above your world all have silver linings? Can you manage to find positive twists among life’s messiest entanglements? Then congratulations. According to health care experts throughout the world – from cardiologists,...
Exercise May Improve Your Memory & Mood

Exercise May Improve Your Memory & Mood

Orthopedic professionals such as physicians and physical therapists often refer to the human body’s kinetic chain – the notion that all bones, joints and “links” are connected, and that movement in one area can affect function in all areas. While not officially part...