March 11, 2019

Have you experienced low back pain at some point in your life? Was it one-sided, or did it feel like it was in the center of the back? Do you recall experiencing a "shift" of your body away from the pain?

Low back pain is oftentimes experienced on one side of the back....

February 25, 2019

We've suggested that you #GetPT1st (click here for blog post), but you might be asking yourself why. Well, we've got three reasons for you!

January 11, 2019

Have you ever wondered why it's generally more difficult to balance on a single leg when holding a weight on the opposite side of your body? Or have you experienced right-sided low back pain when standing on your left leg? The answer to these issues may be related to y...

October 10, 2018

Do stairs bother you? "Stepping up" is key!

September 6, 2018

There's a whole slew of shoulder exercise programs out there. Many of them are great, but many need to be scrutinized. When determining whether or not a shoulder/upper body exercise program is appropriate, we often suggest looking at which muscle groups are being targe...

August 14, 2018

I recently completed a continuing education course taught by the Postural Restoration Institute titled “Cervical Revolution.” Talk about an amazing course! As the title implies, the course was centered around treatment for the cervical spine; however, this was not your...

Happy May! As the weather improves (hopefully!), daylight increases and outdoor activities begin to pick up, injuries are bound to happen; it's part of being human. With acute injuries (injuries that occur suddenly and are typically linked with trauma), it's important...

Play is an integral part of life. From the time we are born to the time we grow old, there is a desire to explore and develop an understanding of the world around us. As a state, Alaska offers a unique opportunity to play on a regular basis, even into the later years.

A...