3 Things You Need To Do Now To Ensure You Age Healthily
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3 Things You Need To Do Now To Ensure You Age Healthily

One thing is for sure, Isaac Newton had it right when he discovered the Law of Inertia. You know, a body at rest stays at rest, and a body in motion stays in motion unless acted on by an outside force? That’s Newton’s law of inertia, and it can most definitely be applied to your…

6 Things You Need To Start Doing If You Sit All Day At Your Desk
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6 Things You Need To Start Doing If You Sit All Day At Your Desk

We lead extremely sedentary lives these days compared to 30 or 40 years ago. Millions of people spend several hours each day sitting at a desk, without bothering to get up to do anything other than visiting the restroom. When you’re younger, you may not notice the effects of sitting all day, but boy oh…

5 Ways To Know You Need Physical Therapy
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5 Ways To Know You Need Physical Therapy

Physical therapy isn’t just for rehabilitation or athletes in training. There are many reasons why a person might need the assistance of a physical therapist, including injuries, illnesses, and chronic pain conditions. We put together a list of five basic indicators that you need to visit a physical therapist. If any of these apply to…

3 Reasons To Add Stretching Into Your Daily Routine!
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3 Reasons To Add Stretching Into Your Daily Routine!

You might not think about it, but there are many simple physical motions you can do every day that will dramatically improve your overall health, wellness, and quality of life! Stretching happens to be one of them. These exercises are a staple of physical therapy, a natural and safe way to gain relief from chronic…

5 Activities To Put You On a Path Toward Better Health
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5 Activities To Put You On a Path Toward Better Health

Do you spend your days hobbling painfully from your bed to your reclining chair and back? Does the simple idea of taking part in any kind of vigorous activity make you cringe? Physical activity is most likely the furthest thing from your mind if you suffer from chronic pain. The truth, however, is that getting…

Treat Your Back and Neck Pain with Our Advanced PT Methods
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Treat Your Back and Neck Pain with Our Advanced PT Methods

Did you know that studies say approximately 90% of people will be plagued by back pain or neck pain at some point in their lives? While it is a common complaint, it can sometimes be difficult to determine where the pain is originating on your own. Sometimes pain in one area can travel to another…

Do You Work From a Desk? That Doesn’t Mean You Can’t Still Be Active!

Do You Work From a Desk? That Doesn’t Mean You Can’t Still Be Active!

At our physical therapy clinic, we see hard-working patients who want to excel in their careers and provide for their families—but it’s hard to do that when dealing with an injury. Unfortunately, many people eventually realize that it’s the sedentary nature of their job that’s directly impacting their health and job performance. Everyone needs to…

The Importance of Seeking the Help of a Physical Therapist Before Turning to Opioids
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The Importance of Seeking the Help of a Physical Therapist Before Turning to Opioids

At Activa Physical Therapy, we stand with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and other professional organizations who recommend physical therapy and other alternatives over prescription opioids for the management of chronic pain. You’ve seen the headlines, and you know that opioids are the major driver behind the widespread drug crisis in America. We…

Get Back to Comfort with These Back Exercises – All of Which You Can Do at Home!
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Get Back to Comfort with These Back Exercises – All of Which You Can Do at Home!

Are you feeling back pain after being quarantined to your home? You may be wondering, “Why is this? I’ve barely left the couch!” Well, therein lies the issue. The sedentary lifestyle that I’m sure many people have experienced since being quarantined to their homes can actually lead to more aches, pains, and discomfort than one…