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Based on the below workout: 20-minute AMRAP of: 6 Deadlifts, 22# 7 Burpee Pull-ups 10 Kettlebell Swings, 70# 200m run   Modifications: Kettlebell Deadlift: Using kettlebells verses a barbell can allow you to make room for your growing belly. With a wider stance and angled feet, keep kettlebells about shoulder width apart. Using...

Welcome to our first newsletter! We would like to send monthly newsletters to give health and wellness advice as well as keep you up to date with what's going on here at Active Physical Therapy! First things first: Thank you! We would like to thank all of you...

EARLY INTERVENTION FOR PARKINSON’S DISEASE Have you noticed your daily routine becoming more difficult? Does it feel like you are slowing down? Have you noticed shaking on one side of your body that occurs during stressful or emotional situation? These signs, and others, may be early...

Is your food making you sick? Could food sensitivity be the cause of your persistent health problem? Have you been suffering from ongoing digestive issues such as gas, bloating, diarrhea or constipation?  Or maybe, you struggle with persistent migraines, eczema or joint pain. Perhaps you’ve been to several...

These five tips will make the difference between a good workout and a great workout. What/where is your thoracic spine? [caption id="attachment_956" align="alignright" width="200"] Thoracic Spine Mobility[/caption] The thoracic spine, commonly referred to as the upper back, is comprised of 12 individual vertebrae. The structure of these vertebrae permits...

Background Most of us have heard of Parkinson’s disease (PD), as famous celebrities like Michael J. Fox and Muhammad Ali are currently battling the disease, but what is PD? Parkinson’s is a progressive neurological disorder that may cause tremors, slowed movements, and postural rigidity.  Although there...

So you're having rotator cuff surgery? The thought of having shoulder surgery for a torn rotator cuff may seem very intimidating and discouraging.  The three to four month rehab process can be vigorous and challenging, with various factors playing a role in the rotator cuff surgery...

Thanks for your interest in the Active Physical Therapy blog! I wanted first dibs on posting to introduce myself and Active PT. It was simple why I started this company: to bring unique and top-notch physical therapy care to the residents of Hilliard, Ohio. I am excited that...

    It only took a year, but today we officially launched our new website! Let us know your thoughts on our new website design and content. Our favorite new feature is this: the Active PT's Bare Bones Blog. This blog is for you, so let us know what your...