Category: health

breast cancer and exercise Oct7th 2020

What can regular exercise and nutrition do for breast cancer?

Regular exercise can decrease the risk of developing breast cancer and improve symptoms associated with cancer and its treatments. Some benefits include a decrease in:  fatigue  anxiety  side effects from cancer reducing therapy  A recent study also links physical activity with longer survival in women diagnosed with high-risk breast cancer. Women who engaged in regular

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physical therapy Aug26th 2020

What Does Physical Therapy do for New Moms?

Caring for Prenatal and Postpartum Moms Through Physical Therapy Written by Dr. Tori Wilson, PT, DPT and the ReQuest PT Team When we think about health in new moms and moms-to-be, what do you think of? We know that monitoring vital signs, providing nutritional support for the baby, and helping moms learn to care for their new child are important. However, it is easy to overlook the mental and physical health of

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happy mother not having incontinence Jul14th 2020

Is postpartum incontinence holding you back?

Let’s talk about postpartum pelvic floor   Contrary to popular belief, voiding aka incontinence when having a good laugh doesn’t have to be the norm for new mothers. Whether you gave birth 6 months or 6 years ago, you don’t have to suffer lost strength or poor control of your pelvic floor. Through learning how to relax/contract when appropriate

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man with severe backache Jul5th 2020

Ached by Lower Back Pain? Stand up Straighter with Physical Therapy

Lower back pain is a sensation all too familiar to millions of people. This ache can hinder many aspects of your life: working, spending time with friends and family, partaking in the activities you enjoy, and even just relaxing. If lower back pain is plaguing your everyday life, it is important that you find relief as soon as you can.

stay active Jun15th 2020

Stay Active By Incorporating These 5 Easy Steps into Your Lifestyle

With your busy life, it can be difficult to find time for physical activity. We all understand too well the lengthy to-do list that never seems to get completed. After a full day of work, running errands, making dinner, and still trying to find time to relax, it can be tough to try and force

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stay active May10th 2020

Do you sit at a desk most of the day? Here’s how to stay active during the 9-5!

Would you be embarrassed if you got caught doing jumping jacks in your office? We hope not—and we think many successful companies would likely applaud the effort! It’s becoming more well known that staying physically active throughout the workday isn’t just better for your health. It can also boost productivity, job satisfaction, and psychological well-being,

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