Category Archives: Exercise

Four Exercises for Knee Pain

The following 4 exercises will help you soothe the pain in the knees quickly: Bent-Leg Raises You should start in a sitting position. Extend one leg in front of you and elevate it to be parallel to the ground. Hold for a minute, and then bend the knee to lower the leg halfway to the… Read More »

Tensor Fascia Latae Pain

Reference from: http://www.newhealthadvisor.com/Tensor-Fasciae-Latae-Pain.html The Tensor Fasciae Latae is a muscle, which helps in flexing and abducting the thigh. It becomes very vital for a runner due to this function. If the TFL is consciously kept flexible, it will help in keeping the body injury free as well as being fit. Activities like walking, bending and moving… Read More »

Shoulder Impingement Exercise Videos

Shoulder Impingement is mechanical compression, which can cause wear of the rotator cuff tendons. The rotator cuff is comprised of four muscles connecting the shoulder blade to the upper part of the shoulder joint.  These maintain the ball (humeral head) within the socket (glenoid) during shoulder elevation. Normally, the ball glides under the acromion (outer… Read More »

The Degenerative Effects of Inactivity

Cardiovascular changes including elevated heart rate, decreased cardiac output, orthostatic and autonomic dysfunction, venous stasis and thrombosis. Respiratory changes include reduced lung capacity. Musculoskeletal problems of reduced strength, endurance, lactose tolerance, risks of contractures and heterotrophic ossification of individuals with CNS or spinal damage. Metabolic risks including negative nitrogen or calcium imbalances, carbohydrate intolerance and… Read More »

The Benefits of Therapeutic Exercise

Increases size and strength in musculotendinous tissue and tensile strength Improves coordination and timing of muscular groups Reduces atrophy Improves reaction, recruitment and endurance Improve cardiovascular fitness Reduces edema Improves connective tissue strength and integrity Promotes circulation to enhance soft tissue healing/metabolism Increases bone density Increases endurance, reduces fatigue Improve range of motion of the… Read More »

Home Treatment for Bulging Discs

Accelerate Physical Therapy in Arvada, Colorado teaches you to relieve back and radiating leg pain. These exercises provide decompression of the lumbar spine, and are a great treatment for bulging discs. Here are two great ways to relieve pain for which many face expensive medical treatments.  Save thousands of dollars and health risks from injections… Read More »

Youth in Sports

The participation of children in organized athletic activities raises many concerns in parents’ mind: At what age is my child ready to participate in organized athletics? What is the risk of significant injury? What sports carry the highest likelihood of injury? Are there specific injuries related to specific sports? In 2001, American Orthopaedic Society for Sports… Read More »