Blog Category – Training Conditioning
What Does “Active Rest” Mean?
Do you work out? If so, how often do you exercise? Whether you’re trying to lose weight or get buff, working for your health or confidence, you may be in a rush to see results.
You may think working out all days of the week, pushing every muscle to the absolute limit, is critical. Unfortunately, refusing active or even passive rest days is counterproductive. To ensure your workout is optimal for your well-being we at Gordon Physical Therapy explain how to leverage active rest and reach out for physical therapy if things don’t go as planned.
How the “3 Phases of Recovery” Dictate Your Recovery
Just a few months ago, I had a patient come for her first PT appointment for pain in her left ankle, and this was how her story went:
7 Tips to Getting into “Olympic Shape”
It’s that time of the year again when our RED, WHITE, and BLUE spirit comes to light in all our hearts. And our goals to become our better selves is now back …
What is Your Injury Actually Telling You?
Written by Danielle McVey, PTA For most of you, you know how much I love being in the water. In fact, my aquatic therapy patients truly get to see a different side of me when I am working with them i…
The Secret to Enjoying Exercise During the Winter
After our latest windstorm, and now with snow falling, it looks like winter is officially here… It’s time to pack away those summer clothes and flip-flops, and save the swimwear for anot…