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Get The Most From Your Physical Therapy Treatment

Get The Most From Your Physical Therapy Treatment Top Tips See the Same Physical Therapist at Every Session. First and foremost, you need to see the physical therapist--not the physical therapy assistant, not the athletic trainer, and not a massage person. Shrinking physical therapy insurance payments have created innovative methods of providing “physical therapy” with less expensive employees. A consistent set of well-trained eyes and talented hands is one of the best ways to assure that every session of your physical therapy treatment is beneficial. Communication between co-treating physical therapists is often poor. I know it should be recorded in the clinic notes, but today’s documentation is written to optimize billing and not patient care. You will get the best…

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Four Stages of Physical Development

Four Stages of Physical Development In this era of technology, we are seeing some scary trends.  Children are becoming more and more overweight and obese and at earlier and earlier ages.  While children are becoming more fluid on phones, tablets, computers, and games, their physical IQ is plummeting to scary levels.  On top of this, you have more and more parents pushing their kids into year-round athletics and specializing in a given sport at earlier and earlier ages.  This leads to a further lack of development of a broad range of physical capabilities and an increase in overuse injuries.  Physical Therapists and Orthopedic Surgeons are seeing more and more young clients with over use or other preventable injuries.  The athletes…

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December 2017 Newsletter

Read about keeping your hip flexors healthy and working well in Mike's article, Nobody Names Their Child Iliacus.  Video instruction of the exercises in the article is available.  Jeff Tirrell gives five nutrition rules than can be broke.  Find out the correct way to set up your dual action air assault bike. Download Here

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October 2017 Newsletter

Find out if you scalenes are causing problems in Mike's article, Scalene Salvation. Read the inspirational stories of some Fenton Fitness members who conquered osteoporosis. Download Here

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August 2017 Newsletter

Learn how to keep your spinal stabilizers strong by performing side planks. Mike O'Hara explains this in his article, "Learning to Lean", and includes video demonstration and explanation of the importance keeping your stabilizers strong to stand up to the demands of daily life. It's time for another Fenton Fitness Love Your Jeans Challenge--see page 3 for more information. In his article, "The Periodization of Nutrition", Jeff Tirrell gives tips on optimizing dietary intake. Download Here

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July 2017 Newsletter

Discover the difference between muscle soreness following exercise activity and pain you should be concerned about in "Do I Have A Problem?". Jeff Tirrell gives advice for women on optimizing performance and Mike O'Hara discusses training priorities for those over forty. Download Here

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