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Physical therapists: Making strength training fun for kids

Physical therapists: Kids games for strength training

Physical therapists: Kids games for strength training

Getting therapy patients to stay on track with their strength training regimen can be a challenge. Even adults sometimes forget to do their exercises at home or simply get too busy with other tasks. Children, on the other hand, may become downhearted, bored or upset when they have to adjust to a new training schedule. Whatever the reason for their participation in physical therapy, children often need a little extra coaxing to fully participate. That’s where games can make a huge difference. By making training fun, kids will be more interested and engaged with their new routine. Here are a few amusing games to try out with your younger patients: Read More

Stay fit over the holidays with these exercises

Here are top exercises to stay fit this holiday season.

Here are top exercises to stay fit this holiday season.

The holidays wreak havoc on schedules. That can make it hard to fit in a cardio session or some time on your yoga mat. And that also disrupts our sleeping patterns and our ability to battle stress – and those are just as important to stay healthy during this time of year. Check out the ways you can stay fit over the holidays:

Break a sweat

We know that squeezing in time for a workout is a great way to stay fit over the holidays. Sometimes there just isn’t enough time in the day! Make time for a cardio session by working out in the morning. Read More