Keeping kids active and moving can be challenging but making exercise a part of their daily life is crucial to ensuring they grow up to be healthy adults. Don’t let time at home while schools are closed lead to too much screen time for the kids. Struggling to get them out and about?
With schools closed, it is even more important to get kids active outside. As technology promotes sitting and focusing on electronic devices, we should be encouraging our kids to keep moving. Some great activities include:
Activities and Healthy Snacks
Did you know that keeping our kids active and healthy while they’re young protects them for life? Active kids become healthy adults. Grab a hula hoop or a jump rope and lead the way:
Dynamic Warm Ups for Athletes
Do you have a young track star moping around the house? Improvise! Dynamic warm-ups followed by circuit training and extended drills to maintain strength and endurance are a positive way to stay in shape – physically and mentally:
Dynamic Warm Ups for Youth Athletes
When an injury presents itself, it is easy to forget these simple steps to protect your child and promote the healing process. It is best to remember the word PRICER in the first 48 hours after an injury:
Youth Athletics: Injury Care
The Action for Healthy Kids has a variety of resources including healthy activities to do at home and tips on virtual learning:
Action for Healthy Kids
We’re Open and Here for You!
Our clinics are open and here to help you as we remain committed to keeping our patients healthy. We continue to practice all CDC, state and local health authority guidelines and procedures to protect the health and safety of our patients and our staff. It is our goal to help those in need during this difficult time.
If you’re suffering aches and pains, we can see you immediately without a physician referral. Click below to learn more about our commitment to our patients and to start your journey to pain-free movement.
Now Offering Virtual Appointments!
Are you currently experiencing an injury but don’t want to venture out to a doctor or medical office? No need, we can see you from the comfort and safety of your own home.
Therapeutic Associates Physical Therapy now offers virtual appointments to provide you with greater access to the care you need. Visit our telehealth physical therapy page below for more details.