How to Keep Your Shoulders Mobile


The shoulder is an inherently unstable joint, being just a ball held in a socket by a group of tendons. As a result, many people suffer shoulder injuries, both acutely and from chronic overuse. In order to keep your shoulders healthy, check out these mobilization exercises from physical therapist Angie McGilvrey, who, along with her husband, Joe, owns Apex Physical Therapy in Fort Myers.

How to Keep Your Shoulders Mobile2018-05-20T17:59:41+00:00

Walk With A Doc!


This original article was written by Brad Biskup,  a Physician Assistant at the University of Connecticut Health system. He is a Diplomat of the American College of Lifestyle Medicine and primarily focuses on lifestyle health in cardiovascular patients. He discusses the importance of giving patients an individualized exercise prescription that is appropriate for their level of fitness, rather than simply using standard guideline recommendations. This approach can help to improve compliance and health benefits and minimize the risk of injury.   Adapted from original article in  The Conversation, December 26, 2017 Gyms across the country are often packed with people vowing to “get moving” [...]

Walk With A Doc!2018-05-13T18:27:28+00:00