Spring Wrap Up: The Best of Spring 2016June 16, 2016
Spring 2016 sprang into action and brought with it some amazing posts on the Life+ blog.
Our CBPT therapists provided an array of topics ranging from fitness & exercise routines to injury prevention tips and, of course, delicious recipes.
Here is a rundown of our most-loved spring posts that will carry you into the hot summer months healthy and pain-free.
Stay Healthy at Work
Many of us become busy worker bees in the spring, which usually leads to less time dedicated to sticking to your exercise routines, New Year’s Resolutions, and overall health. Luckily, Louella Gopez, PT, DPT, OCS, David Luckett, PT, DPT, Sharon Ho, PT, DPT, and David Hirchman, PT, MPT provided us with exercises fit for a busy schedule.
Exercises you can do at your cubicle were a favorite this season with Louella’s ballet workout and David Luckett’s 3 minute office workout.
Sharon highlighted the downsides of sitting at a desk all day and how to make sure your workplace set-up doesn’t take a toll on your health.
David Hirchman’s stretches for healthcare professionals arrived just in time for National Doctor’s Day on March 30th.
Healthy in the Spring Sun
The warm spring weather brought us out of our winter hibernation and into the sun. These posts made sure we stayed healthy with the heat and spring sports.
David Hodges, PT, DPT gave us some very important tips on how to healthily exercise in the heat.
David Ha, PT, DPT showed us how to make sure our hips are strong and ACLS are supported so our soccer game stays en pointe.
Kevin Courvoisier, PT, DPT gave us tips on how to avoid ankle sprains and survive your pick-up games during March Madness.
Gymnastics season concludes in spring and ankle instability can cause big problems for gymnasts. Jamie Lambert, PT, DPT gave us the 101 and explained why.
Awareness is always an important factor to staying educated on how to maintain a healthy and pain-free life.
Kevin Courvoisier, PT, DPT and David Luckett, PT, DPT covered Arthritis month in May, Kimmi Dao, PT, DPT, CSCS shared how to handle fibromyalgia on Fibromyalgia Awareness Day (May 12th), and Life+ TV explained the causes of and ways to decrease neck pain.
Nutrition & Recipes
Healthy eating doesn’t mean taste-free eating and the Life+ diet & nutrition posts this spring did not disappoint.
Corinne Sun, PT, DPT showed us how little changes and substitutions can make a big difference in the healthiness of your meals.
Flavor is not sacrificed in Nicholas DeMonaco, PT, DPT’s ginger chicken stir-fry recipe.
Rebecca McCloskey, PT, DPT provided us with a smoothie recipe that helped us increase our greens while decreasing calories.
Pancakes are no longer a guilty pleasure if you follow the recipe that Kimmi Dao, PT, DPT, CSCS shared.
Shoe-lovers did not a have a shortage of shoe-related blogs this spring with three blogs dedicated to footwear.
GIllian Foley, PT, DPT got us ready to race, while Isom Allan, PT, DPT schooled us on toe boxes and cushioning.