Posts tagged "physical therapy"

Absolute Beginners: What The Hell Do You Do With A Foam Roller, Anyway?

Hello, Beginners! Have you ever seen people at the gym rolling their legs over tubes and thought, “What the hell?” Or alternatively, have you ever seen it and thought, “Boy, that looks great, I wish I knew how to do that”? Good news! I’m here to help. Short version: Foam rollers are self-massage tools that…
By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / March 13, 2015

Your Complete Guide To Caring For Your Feet

Before I started marathon training, I almost never thought about my feet. Why would I, right? They’re all the way down there, on the ground. Never mind the fact that most of the jobs I’ve had in my life have required my feet to bear the weight of my body for eight-to-ten hours at a…
By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / February 20, 2015

We Can’t Get Enough Of Hurt Animals Going Through The Healing Process

Chompasaurus struts regally on the underwater treadmill. Seeing animals get hurt makes us sad. But ones on the mend in physical therapy, including dogs wearing life jackets, are pretty darn cute. Click through to watch Dolce, Spencer, and Leonardo do their doggie exercises. If you don't get your fill of adorable injured animals with those,…
By: Catherine Strawn / August 22, 2009

The Daily Squeeze: Bye-Bye Bald Men, Physical Therapy, And Russian Regulations

Those of us who have a thing for baldies might soon be out of luck, as researchers have identified a gene linked to hair loss. [MSNBC] Women who experience dyspareunia, aka painful sex, might benefit from physical therapy, where you learn to relax and control your pelvic floor muscles. [ABC News]…
By: Catherine Strawn / February 26, 2008