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01 Aug 2023

Stretching Routines for Enhanced Mobility

Increasing Your Flexibility Potential: Effective Stretching Routines for Enhanced Mobility Flexibility is a crucial aspect of overall physical well-being, allowing us to move freely, prevent injuries, and perform daily activities with ease. Whether you are an athlete aiming to improve performance or someone seeking to alleviate muscle tension from a sedentary lifestyle, incorporating effective stretching routines into your daily life can be immensely beneficial. In this blog, we will explore various stretching exercises that can help enhance flexibility, reduce muscle […]

01 Jul 2023
Nurturing Your Body and Mind to enhance your physical therapy outcomes

Embracing Summer Wellness: Nurturing Your Body and Mind to enhance your physical therapy outcomes

Prioritize Your Health. As the summer sun shines upon us, it’s crucial to prioritize our overall well-being to fully enjoy this vibrant season. Summer wellness extends beyond just physical fitness; it encompasses nourishing our bodies, getting ample rest, managing stress, and engaging in self-care practices. In this blog post, we will explore the importance of a holistic approach to summer wellness, emphasizing the role of nutrition, sleep, stress management, and self-care in enhancing physical therapy outcomes and experiencing a fulfilling […]

20 May 2023

Staying active and injury free during the summer

Tips to stay healthy and safe while engaging in summer outdoor activities. Staying fit and active during the upcoming summer is a great way to make the most of the season and maintain a healthy lifestyle. Here are some tips to help you stay fit and active during the summer: Engage in Outdoor Activities: Take advantage of the good weather and participate in outdoor activities that you enjoy. This can include swimming, hiking, cycling, beach volleyball, kayaking, or even a […]

25 Feb 2023

What is Dance Medicine?

Dance is an art form that requires not only creativity and expression but also physical strength and flexibility. However, as with any physical activity, dancers are at risk of injury. This is where dance medicine and physical therapy come in. Dance medicine is a subspecialty of sports medicine that focuses on the unique needs and injuries of dancers. Physical therapists that specialize in dance medicine have a deep understanding of the movements and demands of dance and are able to […]

30 Jan 2023
Plantar Fasciitis Therapy - Aim Sports Medicine

Reduce heel pain with simple physical therapy exercises for Plantar Fasciitis

Consider a rubber band stretched from your heel to your toes across the bottom of your foot. This rubber band is a plantar fascia ligament that supports the arch of your foot. Consider a stabbing pain on the sole of your foot or a sharp discomfort in your heel. A doctor may notify you that you have plantar fasciitis after some testing and diagnosis. Any type of “-itis” may seem intimidating, but “fasciitis” just implies that the rubber band is […]

27 Dec 2022
The Top 6 Ways Physical Therapy Can Help You This Holiday Season

The Top 6 Ways Physical Therapy Can Help You This Holiday Season

Is discomfort slowing you down and making the holidays less than festive? Physical therapy is here to help you live pain-free so you can enjoy all of the activities that make the season so great. Here are six things physical therapy may help you with this holiday season: 1. Hugs! Scooping up the tiny ones into bear hugs, whether it’s kids, grandkids, nieces, nephews, or other young family members, is a small act that can provide a lot of love […]

12 Sep 2022
Acupuncture at Aim Sports Medicine

Why You Should Include Acupuncture in Your Sports Fitness Regime

According to Johns Hopkins Medical Center Acupuncture, “acupuncture is part of the ancient practice of Traditional Chinese medicine. Traditional Chinese medicine practitioners believe the human body has more than 2,000 acupuncture points connected by pathways or meridians. These pathways create an energy flow (Qi, pronounced “chee”) through the body that is responsible for overall health. Disruption of the energy flow can cause disease. By applying Acupuncture to certain points, it is thought to improve the flow of Qi, thereby improving […]

01 Aug 2022
Neck Stretches & Exercises for Neck Pain

Neck Stretches & Exercises for Neck Pain

Up to 70% of people will experience neck pain at some point in their lives, and it can even happen without a specific injury. Long lengths of time spent sitting, relentless smartphone scrolling, or car accidents might all be contributing factors. Your body can retain its resilience if its neck and back muscles are strong and flexible. Stretching the upper back and neck is a crucial part of building these muscles’ strength and treating neck discomfort. Receive a free physical […]

17 May 2022
The Relationship Between Food, Inflammation, and Pain

The Relationship Between Food, Inflammation, and Pain

Your body’s natural response to an accident or illness is inflammation. Consider it as your immune system raising the alert and beginning an attack on a potential threat, such as a germ, virus, splinter, or damaged ankle. An inflammatory response is typical, healthy, and useful in the short term. However, chronic inflammation can wear down the immune system, damage tissues and organs, speed up cellular aging, and increase the risk of chronic health disorders. Chronic inflammation is linked to heart […]

27 Oct 2021
Stretches for Alleviating Neck and Upper Back Pain

Stretches for Alleviating Neck and Upper Back Pain

With the ongoing pandemic, switch to remote work and school, and increasing time spent looking at our phones or computers, many of us may be experiencing stiffness and pain in our necks and upper backs. According to Spine-Health, this neck pain can result in headaches, sharp pains, general soreness, and radiating pain. It can even interfere with activities that involve turning your neck, such as sleeping, playing sports, getting dressed, working, or driving. The following are some stretches you can […]