Running is an enjoyable form of exercise that can help with cardiovascular health and general well being. Beginners often initiate a program because it is a low cost form of exercise that can be performed outdoors or on a treadmill. More advanced runners often compete in 5k’s, half marathons, and marathons which requires more intense training.
We are very excited to announce that PT360 has been named Best Physical Therapy Center of 2017 with Best Self Atlanta Magazine ! Thank you so much to everyone that voted and for your continued support. Be on the lookout for our spread in Best Self Magazine’s “Best of 2017” issue. We look forward to seeing you soon!
As the days get shorter and the weather gets chilly, staying in shape can become more of a challenge. Fewer hours of sunlight means we are more likely to stay indoors rather than take that brisk walk that we may have enjoyed during the summer months. The colder weather also slows our metabolism which also can cause weight gain if we don’t stay active.
Piriformis Syndrome is a condition caused by overactive muscle activity and/or irritation on the sciatic nerve as it passes directly under or through (~15% of the population) the muscle.
The piriformis muscle runs from the underside of the tailbone (anterior sacrum) and attaches on the inside (superior medial) of the long bone of the leg (femur).
PT360 is happy to announce our partnership with the Georgia Bombers Baseball Club. We will be offering onsite performance lessons starting in May 2016 on Monday and Wednesday nights at Grandslam Sports Center. We offer discounted physical therapy services to all GA Bombers members and parents. Please email [email protected] for more details.http://www.georgiabombersbaseball.com
Anatomy and physiology of the sacroiliac joints
The sacroiliac joint, abbreviated as “SI” joint, is a connection of two bones just below the lumbar vertebrae (your lower back). This joint is composed of the sacrum and ilium bones. Just as the keystone in a masonry arch serves to maintain the structural integrity of doorways and ceilings,
Understanding the Outpatient Orthopedic Physical Therapy Marketplace by, David Mesnick, PT, OCS, cMDT
As patient financial responsibility continues to rise, now more than ever consumers in the health care market are looking for the best value for their dollars spent on physical therapy.
Outpatient orthopedic physical therapy is a sub-specialty within the profession that also includes care for pediatrics,
We are happy to announce PT360 has partnered with one of Atlanta’s best personal trainers, Charlie Morris of Morris Fitness in Alpharetta, GA. To learn more call 770-751-9777 or click to visit Independent Personal Training Studio.
At any given time, more than 30 million Americans experience lower-back pain, according to the American Chiropractic Association. Back pain is also one of the most common reasons people miss work, and it’s the second most common cause for doctor’s office visits, the ACA reports. Poor posture, weak back muscles and a sedentary lifestyle are major contributors to back pain.