Tips for Staying Strong with Age. Age and Declining Strength: “The average adult loses 1% to 5% of their strength annually through normal processes.” That means that the average 70 year old is 50% to 70% weaker than they were at the age of 30. Exercise Duration for Older Adults: “Exercises should be performed […]
Get Physical Therapy First: Low Back Pain
Why PT for Low Back Pain? Low back pain is often over treated in today’s era of unhelpful imaging, costly surgery and narcotic prescriptions: physical therapy is proven to treat low back pain, and is also cost effective! None of us are strangers to low back pain, and up to 25% of us will experience it […]
The Power -and Limits- of Positive Thinking
Optimists in our lives often tout the power of positive thinking, but how reasonable is it for us all to view the glass as half-full? Around January, after all of us have read our new self-help books, people are feeling full of great advice and even better pop-psychology. This article from Psychology Today explains how […]
What is the Graston Technique?
Benefits of Graston Technique: What are the benefits of your physical therapist using a giant butter knife? Many! We will explain them below. Introduction to Graston: A specially trained medical professional performs the Graston technique with a specifically designed metal tool to focus pressure on the areas that need it most. Graston is a specific […]
We are Celebrating 14 Years in Business Thanks to YOU!
February is Patient Appreciation Month. January 2018 marks 14 years in private practice for Siskiyou Physical Therapy, and we are Celebrating YOU! Thanks to our amazing patients and our outstanding staff the years have just flown by. You have all played a part in allowing us to raise our families in this great area we all […]
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