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SLACKLINING
July 27, 2017 by ACE Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine Institute

Slacklining by ACE Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Institute Tid Bits of Info. Slacklining was first started in the late 1970s. Slack lines are not taut like a tightrope and made of different materials. Slacklining can be performed by anyone … Continue reading

IMPORTANCE OF VITAMIN D IN YOUR DIET
July 20, 2017 by ACE Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine Institute

Importance of Vitamin D in Your Diet by ACE Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Institute Tid Bits of Info. Reports indicate that more than 1 billion people worldwide are vitamin D deficient. Vitamin D has been referred to as the … Continue reading

FUN WATER EXERCISE
June 1, 2017 by ACE Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine Institute

Fun Water Exercise by ACE Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Institute Tid Bits of Info. Exercising in the water for 1 hour can burn in excess of 500 calories. Exercising in water makes you feel about 90% lighter. Water exercise … Continue reading

PREPARING FOR OUTDOOR SPORTS
May 11, 2017 by ACE Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine Institute

Preparing for Outdoor Sports by ACE Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Institute Tid Bits of Info. Nearly one half of the American population participates in at least one outdoor sporting activity. Rotational motion in the hips and torso is required … Continue reading

GETTING READY FOR GOLF
May 4, 2017 by ACE Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine Institute

Getting Ready For Golf by ACE Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Institute Tid Bits of Info. Golf was invented in Scotland over 500 years ago. The average swing speed is 84 mph and Tiger Woods swing speed was routinely 130 … Continue reading

BIKING FOR EXERCISE AND FUN
April 13, 2017 by ACE Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine Institute

Biking For Exercise And Fun by ACE Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Institute Tid Bits of Info. Nearly 1 million bikes are manufactured world- wide every year. According to one study, people that bike for at least 30 minutes 5 … Continue reading

CAN THE SHOE PREVENT INJURIES?
March 23, 2017 by ACE Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine Institute

Can The Shoe Prevent Injuries? by ACE Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Tid Bits of Info. Some professional basketball players wear different makes and styles of shoes during the same game/practice. Minimalist running shoes can reduce lower extremity injuries if … Continue reading

HATHA YOGA AND OSTEOARTHRITIS
February 16, 2017 by ACE Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine Institute

Hatha Yoga and Osteoarthritis by ACE Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Institute Tid Bits of Info. “Hatha” can be translated as “forceful” or “willful.” Hatha yoga is a series of held poses or asanas. Mind-body aspect of Hatha yoga helps … Continue reading

PREPARING TO AGE WHILE WE ARE YOUNG
February 9, 2017 by ACE Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine Institute

Preparing to Age While We Are Young by ACE Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Institute Tid Bits of Info. If you are “healthy” at 70 you will most likely remain “healthy” for a longer portion of your life. Almost everyone … Continue reading

COMMONLY ASKED QUESTIONS IN OUT-PATIENT PHYSICAL THERAPY
February 2, 2017 by ACE Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine Institute

Commonly Asked Questions In Out-Patient Physical Therapy by ACE Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Institute Tid Bits of Info. Max heart rate is approximately 220 – your age. Lifting > 70 % of your 1 rep max will enhance your … Continue reading