Mental Health Awareness Month, celebrated in May since 1949, was founded by the National Association for Mental Health. Each year they prepare a toolkit of information and activities to share with affiliated groups and interested organizations to conduct events around the yearly themes.
Since 1993 Stress Awareness Prevention Month focused our attention on how stressed we are. Spring is the perfect time to stop and assess the impact stress has on our physical, emotional, and mental health and what we can do about it.
This month we celebrate Woman’s History Month. We also acknowledge the one-year mark of the Covid -19 Pandemic. It’s been an incredibly challenging and stressful year for women.
Deep Tissue Laser Therapy and how it can tune-up your life. If you speak with a world-class cellist like Yo-Yo Ma, he will probably say that much of his music flows from his relationship with his cello.
Most of us are still under lockdown orders due to the pandemic. We thought by 2021, the political drama would be over, Covid -19 would be under control, and we could get back to our old lives. Oh well
Why it’s so important to keep stretching as part of your Holiday Exercise Routine. Every year we look forward to the holidays. We are excited about all the parties, presents, creating good cheer, amazing food, and celebrating with family and friends and let’s be honest, we also look forward to the downtime.
People think we Southern California folks are nuts when we talk about the Changing of the Seasons. It may be 70 degrees out, and you’ll see a woman in Ugg boots and a wool sweater.
I love fitness and being able to move my body when and how I want. I love challenging it with new loads, movements, and activities that build muscle, increase mobility, and are fun. This keeps my stress low and energy up while building a foundation of strength and resiliency that I carry with me throughout my day. Fortunately, I get to treat others like me at AIM.
Blood flow restriction has become an increasingly popular tool for rehabilitation due to its application of increasing muscle activation and strength while using light resistance. Although BFR has been around since 1966, recent utility in rehabilitation has led to improved research on its application with strength gains for post-surgical patients and helping older adults improve mobility. This post will discuss some basic concepts of BFR and how it is helpful for our patients.
All athletes subject their bodies to tremendous physical stress. Day after day, this type of physical impact on the human body takes its toll, even on young athletes, and injuries inevitably occur.