Yoga Improves Balance and Stability Good balance is crucial to seniors. Many yoga poses improve both balance and stability by both training the muscles to support the body, and by focusing the mind. Strengthening muscles and improving balance reduces the likelihood of falls, which can be a common concern for […]
For those of you that were interested and unable to attend our Healthy Back Workshop, please enjoy the notes and video that were provided to our guests. Non Specific Low Back Pain: What Is It? Occurs in 70-80% of population over lifetime Often no relevant structural damage Perceived threat instead […]
by: Raphael Rodriguez, MS, CPT Understanding posture and identifying whether a misalignment is present in our skeletal structure is important to be able to correct the issues affecting our body. More often than not in today’s society we have become dependent on pain medications or creams to help treat our […]
By: Otto Jaasko, Athletic Trainer, ATC/L Pain is a sensation interpreted by our central nervous system (CNS) after a mechanical, thermal, or chemical signal is first converted to an electrical (nerve) impulse. It is a perception developed through evolution, much like smell or taste in its physiological properties and it […]
Sit up. Shoulders back. Don’t slouch! These are all phrases we have heard time and time again from those around us in an attempt to get us to improve our posture. Factors in our environment such as the desk we sit at for hours, or the electronic device perched in […]
Naples Personal Training’s very own Dr. of Physical Therapy, Ryan Hickey was on a team of researchers at Florida Gulf Coast University (FGCU) that confirmed the positive effects the OSFLOW® has on Balance and Postural Sway in a geriatric population. Continue reading for the full news release… Naples Personal Training […]
Check out our newest video on a novel ankle treatment! Rehab drop foot, ankle sprains, and/or control your stance during running.