The Healthy Living Blog

Prevent Video Game Injuries

Injuries from physical play and sports are common throughout childhood and adolescence, but with the growing popularity of video games, some children now experience the same types of aches and pains that their parents get from sitting at a desk all day at work. Taking steps to help kids prevent common video game injuries can […]

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Preparing Fore(!) Golf

Preventing Golf Injuries After shutting down in the spring due to COVID-19, many golf courses have since reopened to a boom in activity. It is easy to understand why: golf is an outdoor sport where social distancing comes fairly easy. However, the usual “traps” remain: many avid golfers contort their bodies into oddly twisted postures, […]

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Stretches for Back Pain

Stretching and an active lifestyle are often recommended to help reduce back pain and speed up the recovery process following an injury. Depending on one’s individual injury and level of pain, the exercise and rehabilitation program may vary. Therefore, the key is to start slowly and increase the repetitions as you feel stronger. Consult with […]

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Avoiding Tennis Injuries

Tennis, Anyone? Injury-Prevention Tips When it comes to tennis, the combination of both high and low-exertion levels of the game can bring not only a unique exercise experience, but also tremendous health benefits. In the age of COVID-19, tennis offers other important benefits: it is an outdoor sport and games involve only two to four […]

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Bike-fitting Basics

Distanced and outdoors: Rediscover the fun and benefits of cycling. While COVID-19 has hit many industries hard, bike sales have been booming since the beginning of the pandemic as people avoid gyms and look for ways to exercise more safely outdoors. Whether you ride on-road or off, pedal casually or competitively, it is important to […]

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