Dogs are considered man’s best friend for more reasons other than just being excellent companions.
According to research, they also provide many health benefits as well! Studies show that individuals that own dogs have improved cardiovascular health and lower blood pressure. In addition to aiding our physical health, they also contribute to our emotional health as well. By having even short interactions with a dog, it can improve our sense of calm, reduce stress, and bring o
The Holiday Season is in full swing, and we hope you are enjoying time spent celebrating with family and friends. Most likely, you already have your gifts purchased, wrapped with a bow, and under the tree. But what about a gift for yourself? It may seem counter to the spirit of the season, but including yourself on your holiday gift list is a tradition you need to start. We're not talking about buying yourself a trinket or a new handbag. What we are talking about is the Gi
Many people believe that having a high tolerance for pain is a good thing. "No pain, no gain" drives them from a wee age, and they’ve lived their lives thinking that the armor they’ve built up is helping them. In reality, a high pain tolerance means you can’t feel the subtle and very important messages your body is giving you — and it may mean injury if you’re not careful. 1. Feeling is healing. If we don’t start connecting with the ancient art of listening to our inner wisdo
Spring has sprung, the green pollen that coats everything is back and unfortunately, so have your seasonal allergies. Watery eyes, runny nose, itchy throat, coughing, sneezing, nasal congestion…clearly, Mother Nature has it out for you. Regardless of your symptoms, one thing is certain. You want—no, you need—immediate relief. Well, you can breathe easy. We’ve identified four natural ways that can combat allergens this spring. Craniosacral Therapy Come pay Restorative Physical
Ah, Thanksgiving. We’re just hours away from that celebratory time of year when we turn our focus to family, food, and football. But while we’re all excited about getting elbow-deep in all the yummy Turkey Day delicacies (hello green bean casserole!), let’s not forget about the true purpose of this annual tradition: giving thanks. In that spirit, we thought you might delight in some Thanksgiving reflections from our staff. Ashley Baldwin, Owner of Restorative Physical Therapy
If you are facing a new injury or have suffered from chronic pain and have asked for Integrative Manual Therapy or were referred by your physician, you may be wondering what the first meeting will be like. Here are 5 things you can expect: 1. You will learn how the Restorative Physical Therapy team can help Ashley, owner and DPT, says one of the first things she asks her patients is: “Are you familiar with Integrative Manual Therapy (IMT)?” If a patient is uncertain about wha
#ChoosePT For many of you October means recognizing the return of Pumpkin-spice, oohing and ahhing at the changing leaves, and embracing that sweater weather. But here at Restorative Physical Therapy, October is also a great month to celebrate because it's National Physical Therapy Month! A little background on National PT Month: Originally known as National Therapy Week, this event used to occur in June. However, in 1992, the event moved to October to avoid conflict with the