Tag Archives: Health and wellness

What is Aquatic Therapy?

The AquaCiser®: Elevating Water Therapy at Carolina PT In the world of physical therapy, we are always learning new ways to provide relief and regain strength. One approach gaining traction in recent years is aquatic therapy. This type of therapy combines the therapeutic benefits of water with expert guidance from trained professionals.  It has quickly [...]

A Physical Therapy’s Guide to Hiking

A Physical Therapy’s Guide to Hiking Written by Laura Beth McClendon, PT DPT My husband and I spend an amazing weekend at Yosemite National Park in California last year. We are not avid hikers, but we could not resist going on multiple hikes when we were there. Yosemite’s main landmarks are mainly in one section […]

Work From Home Neck and Back Pain

How to Reduce the Risk of Neck and Back Pain While Working from Home COVID-19 has profoundly changed many American’s working life. Millions of people now work or do schoolwork from home and there is a considerable amount of those individuals who are experiencing discomfort and developing musculoskeletal disorders due to poorly set up workspaces [...]

Hiking Tips & Tricks

Hiking is one of the most rewarding forms of exercise that I know of. It allows you to lose yourself and focus on your goals and views instead of the misery some exercise can provide. Whether you are hiking with a group (which during this pandemic we do not advise, so make plans with friends [...]