Physical Therapy

Problem-Solving & Physical Therapy

Spring Fever Like the rest of the city of Asheville, as soon as good weather hit, I jumped at the opportunity to take advantage of mowing my lawn. Chalk it up to my obsessive brain if you want, but before I even started the mower I was problem-solving for how I was going to pattern my lawn. I was thinking that fancy checkerboard pattern would be a breeze.  Soon I came head-to-head with the randomly sloping terrain and

Problem Solving: Wood vs. The Body

Over the years, I have developed a love for working with my hands. Outside of being a Physical Therapist, I try to incorporate this into my daily life through some basic woodworking and home improvement problem solving.  Years ago, when I was but a young whippersnapper in high school, my dad bought some land to build himself a new home on. This required us to clear the area with chainsaws, build a shed from scratch, and

Fun & fit park workout!

SPRING IS HERE!!! I want to leap up, do a little jig, jump up and down, and shout from the rooftops. I’ve been waiting for this since the day summer ended and the air got a chill. However, with this excitement and warm weather comes the inevitable spring fever — not necessarily a bad thing until it comes to getting your mind wrapped around going to get your workout in.  Who wants to spend even an extra hour

SilverSneakers and Silver & Fit approved classes offered at Physio!

Starting April 30, 2019! Strength and Balance – Tuesdays at 8:00 AM Strength and Cardio – Thursdays at 8:00 AM Come join our classes! We are offering low impact classes that will help you improve flexibility and build strong muscles. Exercises may include lifting weights, using resistance bands, or doing body-weight exercises. There’s no cost to SilverSneakers fitness program members.* Register for a class here. *Cost: SilverSneakers FLEX classes are free for SilverSneakers members. (For non-members $5 per class) Tivity Health, SilverSneakers and SilverSneakers FLEX are

Rock Climbing after a Back Injury

BEING ACTIVE IS A WAY OF LIFE For those of us who are active, getting hurt can feel like our bodies have betrayed us. We may try to ignore it at first, out of fear that it’s going to slow us down, take us out of the game for a little while.  A few years ago, I started rock climbing. I fell in love with it. Kayaking and mountain biking scare the willies out of me but

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