How To Prevent Elbow Pain With Pickleball or Tennis

Getting relief from irritating elbow pain that extends all the way down to your wrists and hands and be very scary to deal with.  Inflammation can occur when obvious stress or overuse is noticeable.  To prevent elbow pain when playing pickleball or any other racquet sport you should take a look at your swing form…

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What Helps With Muscle Recovery?

The main way to maximize your overall muscle recovery is by living a fairly healthy lifestyle. You do not need expensive supplements to maintain your lifestyle and to see the best benefits. Sticking to the basics is a perfect way to help muscle recovery and you don’t have to spend so much money on supplements.…

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2 Exercises For Shoulder Pain

Shoulder Pain

If you are experiencing shoulder pain out of nowhere and do not know why it is occurring. These exercises may be perfect to help to ease shoulder pain. Why am I Experiencing Shoulder Pain? Do you ever just wake up and have shoulder pain? You have no idea where it came from or why it’s…

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Should I Be Walking? How to Walk Without Causing Injuries

Walking

Walking is one of the most overlooked forms of exercise. It’s simple, free, and one of the best ways to get more active and lose weight without too much effort. With the weather improving and restrictions easing, more and more people are out walking. So we’ve created a list of top tips to help protect…

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Protect Your Joints From weather

Winter Aches and Pains

There’s no denying that it’s officially winter here in the southwest with this cold weather we’ve been having the last couple of weeks. And because of this drop in temperature, we’ve had a lot more people struggling with aches and pains in their joints. Have you been feeling the cold in your bones too? If…

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Ways to Stay Active in the Fall

Bike Ride

You should strive to keep an active lifestyle. With those long summer days nearly behind us, it can be easy to forget the benefits of getting outside. People tend to stop exercising and spend more time indoors doing things like watching TV and sitting for long periods of time. But let’s be honest, we all…

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How Do You Treat Tendonitis?

Tendonitis

At Preferred Physical Therapy we often get patients coming to us with a diagnosis of tendonitis in some form which in some cases is accurate, but often this isn’t completely accurate. Often patients have overuse injuries in their tendons related to an overload of the surrounding area versus an area that is just inflamed. The…

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Still Have Elbow Pain? Here’s 1 Simple Thing You Haven’t Tried

Elbow Pain

Elbow pain can be caused by a number of reasons.  Over the years we’ve talked about a majority of them! Some causes include the elbow joint itself, the wrist and forearm, and even higher into the neck and shoulder.  One cause of elbow pain we have not talked a lot about is how weak rotator…

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How To Exercise with Arthritic Hips & Knees

Bike Ride

Exercising with Arthritic Hips and Knees is something you can do. And biking is something everyone can do at any age. One of the biggest health mistakes that people make during this time (while the gyms and fitness centers are closed) is to think that walking or jogging is the only way to exercise while…

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How Physical Activities Impact Your Brain Function

Brain Function

We have all heard the recommendation of 150 minutes of moderate physical activity per week, based on the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Some of us may reach that two and a half hours worth throughout the week. While some of us struggle to get that time in. No matter where you fall…

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