Call to action for all the moms out there! Consider something that’s important to you and write down a goal that is specific, measurable, achievable, relevant and timebound, and get started on changing your physical activity, health, and well-being.
Are you an active biker, runner, recreational or competitive athlete limited by pain on the outside of the thigh or the outer knee? You may be one of the many people dealing with pain in the iliotibial (IT) band!
As physical therapists, we hear a lot of questions related to the infamous hamstring muscles! Many of these questions are centered around the impact of a painful hamstring during running. We are going to tackle this one question at a time.
PT FIT is a virtual fitness program where our physical therapists will create a workout routine specific to your exact goals and needs. Our team is here to help you formulate an exercise plan that won’t cause increased aches and pains, help you get stronger in your specific areas of...
It’s about a healthy baby, and now a healthy you Our therapists are passionate about post-partum care. Your body goes through a lot before, during, and after pregnancy. We are here to help you understand and navigate the changes in your body so that you can get back to your...
Do you experience incontinence or low back pain? To understand how to treat these two conditions, and get to the “core of the issue,” we must understand the importance of anatomy of the pelvis, lumbar spine, and internal organs. The pelvic girdle is a complex ring of joints, ligaments, and...
This one is called Prone T’s, and it will help to strengthen the muscles of your mid-back — typically one of the weakest muscle groups for many people. This exercise is excellent for your scapula stabilizer muscles and your rotator cuff muscles.
To really strengthen your core properly, it is incredibly helpful to understand what muscles make up the core. Most know of the muscle that makes up the coveted “six-pack,” and many know of the obliques, but… what else is there?
Merely activating your transverse (by pulling your belly button toward your spine) is great, but this exercise increases the difficulty and ensures activation of all parts of the muscle, so it is more beneficial. Strengthening your inner core is one of the very best things you can do for whole-body...
This exercise, technically a mix between shoulder flexion (in front of body) and scaption (to the sides), works many of the muscles around the shoulder and can help you strengthen your shoulder while still preventing new or further injury!
Many of us have tried at times to improve our posture over the course of a day, but wouldn’t it be nice if you could do this without having to think about it all the time? Well, this push-up exercise will help!
For more than 20 years, clinic director Rob Barnes and the team at Therapeutic Associates Physical Therapy - Boise State Street have provided the Treasure Valley communities with personalized care designed to keep people moving and enjoying all the adventures the Boise area offers throughout the year.
As a varied and high-intensity sport, CrossFit can lead to injuries even for the most seasoned athlete. Working with a physical therapist can be the key to unlocking your highest level of injury-free performance yet!
Tech neck, often called text neck, is a modern woe we've all encountered but perhaps not fully grasped. In this blog, we'll delve into the world of tech neck, exploring its impact, unraveling its mysteries, and discovering how you can shield yourself from its subtle yet significant effects.
More than a million people across the U.S. lace up their running shoes and kick off the Thanksgiving Day festivities with a Turkey Trot! If you're one of them, consider these tips to make sure you're ready!
Pilates is a well-established and effective approach to rehabilitation. Its incorporation into traditional physical therapy offers long-lasting musculoskeletal benefits, injury prevention, and a holistic approach to healing.
With the new year comes new goals and resolutions. As you work toward the things you want to achieve, consider the many ways physical therapy can help. Physical therapists can do a lot more than many people realize.