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October 15th, 2019

Side Plank for Osteopenia and Osteoporosis: Video

Did you know around age 30, your bones stop growing? And for most women during menopause and men between ages 65 and 70, we actually start to lose bone mass. This leads to conditions like osteopenia, which is weak bones, and osteoporosis, where bones are brittle and break easily. In order to prevent that, Point Read More…

October 3rd, 2019

Massage Therapy: Video

Do you have tight muscles that ache and limit your range of motion? If so, massage therapy might be for you. In this video, Point Performance’s Cherron Lampkins explains how massage can be an additional tool in your physical therapy treatment plan. She uses her experience in sports therapy and kinesiotherapy to aid the Point Performance Read More…

September 18th, 2019

Improving Sleep Posture

Your sleeping position can wreck havoc on your neck alignment, causing pain and discomfort. In this video, Point Performance’s Lauren Borro, DPT, explains how to correct and improve sleeping posture for supine, side, and stomach sleepers. Through simple tricks and pillow placements, you can reduce pain from poor alignment and get a better night of Read More…

July 1st, 2019

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Carpal tunnel syndrome is a common condition in which the wrist experiences numbness, tingling and/or pain. The causes of carpal tunnel syndrome can include many factors such as disease and hereditary pre-disposition, but can also be triggered by stress on the wrist from repetitive motion. What is carpal tunnel? Carpal bones are small bones in Read More…

June 25th, 2019

Foam Rolling for Thoracic Extension: Video

If you’re like most working Americans, you spend all day hunched over a computer screen before slouching during your busy commute home. This can lead to back and neck pain from improper posture and can wreck havoc on your body. Thoracic extension is important not only for proper posture, it also is tied to alleviating Read More…

June 20th, 2019

Avoiding Common Swimming Injuries

Swimming is an excellent form of exercise because it’s low-impact, but even overuse of muscles in swimming can result in injuries. Don’t let this deter you from getting in the pool for a workout! With proper form, strength training, warm-up and rest, swimming injuries can be easily prevented. Types of swimming injuries Shoulder pain. This Read More…