Why Walking in Autumn Can Make You Feel Healthier and Happier

Let’s talk about fall. Specifically, the number one thing that most people stop doing around this time of year- getting outdoors.. While other states have the summer to spend lots of time outside, for us, our outdoor ventures begin in the fall. It’s the perfect time to enjoy fresh air. In fact, it even comes…

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How To Ease Ankle Pain As Soon As It Strikes And Return To Exercise Safely

Running Pain

Sometimes it happens… You’re out on a run, enjoying the pace, you finally feel like you’ve got it in you to run a little further than you did last time, then all of a sudden OUCH! Something in your ankle doesn’t feel quite right… So you slow down, give it a stretch and give running…

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5 Daily Habits That Reduce Stiffness

I wanted to answer a common question I get asked about being stiff which we get asked regularly by patients at Preferred Physical Therapy: “Nick, do you have any advice for someone like me who isn’t in a lot of pain? I am incredibly stiff when I wake up on a morning and I feel…

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Easing Everyday Stiffness: What Your Body Wants You To Do!

Swimming

I can’t stress enough the importance of a cool down and how it stops you feeling stiff in the morning. Even for people who don’t do sports, feeling stiff in the mornings can be a problem. A client last week asked: “Nick, do you have any advice for someone like me who is just incredibly…

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Does Shopping Count As Exercise?

Shopping

Got asked this question the other day on Facebook: “Nick, does shopping count as exercise? I hate the thought of going to the gym, so if I can find any way around that to keep active, then I will!” So I thought I’d answer it here: Now we’re into December and getting closer and closer…

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Why Walking In Autumn Can Make You Feel Healthier & Happier

Let’s talk about Autumn. And the number one thing that most people stop doing when this time of year comes round – getting outdoors. While other states have summer to spend a lot of time outside, for us, it starts in Autumn.  It is the perfect time to enjoy the fresh air (in fact, it…

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