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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

WEEK 4 OF YOUR NEW YEAR’S RESOLUTION
January 26, 2017 by ACE Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine Institute

Week 4 of Your New Year’s Resolution by ACE Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Institute Tid Bits of Info. Hyperplasia is an increase in the number of cells. Hypertrophy is the increase in the size of a cell. Exercising at … Continue reading

FITNESS GOALS – NEW YEAR’S RESOLUTION
December 29, 2016 by ACE Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine Institute

Fitness Goals – New Year’s Resolution by ACE Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Institute Tid Bits of Info. 50% of all New Year’s resolutions are forgotten within 3 months. Make specific goals that are time oriented. Losing weight and stop … Continue reading

THE PERFECT WORKOUT
December 15, 2016 by ACE Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine Institute

The Perfect Workout by ACE Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Institute Tid Bits of Info. Max heart rate is approximately 220 – your age. Cardiovascular exercise for 30 + minutes / day 5 days / week at 60+% of your … Continue reading

COMMON EXERCISE MYTHS
November 23, 2016 by ACE Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine Institute

Common Exercise Myths by ACE Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Institute Tid Bits of Info. Maximum heart rate can be calculated by subtracting your age from 220. Body Mass Index (BMI) is commonly used as a marker of proper body … Continue reading

CONTRALATERAL TRAINING IN PHYSICAL THERAPY
November 10, 2016 by ACE Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine Institute

Contralateral Training In Physical Therapy by ACE Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Institute Tid Bits of Info. Ipsilateral means same side and contralateral means opposite side. Some studies indicate that contralateral strength training can produce results that are upwards of … Continue reading