Playground Fitness

Hello Everyone! Sarah Eldrige, DPT here. It can be hard for all of us to make time for exercise. For me it has become harder since becoming a mom; currently mom of Isabelle 5 and Declan 3. I also know the tremendous benefit of regular physical activity so as much

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Using “and” Instead of “but”

A lot of my conversations lately, both in the clinic and privately, have seemed to evolve into a discussion regarding language and how it can shape a person’s experiences, belief systems, and actions. This blurb can go in many directions but I want to focus on one conversation that I’ve

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I Am Driving the Struggle Bus Today

Today, I asked for help. I (Christina) have been consistently writing this newsletter for a year and recently I have been starting to get a writer’s block…. that’s why the email lately has been reaching your inboxes on Tuesdays or Wednesdays. So, I reached out today for some help from

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A PT and Yoga Perspective on Arthritis Online Program

We are so excited to provide you with another online program! Our newest offering is “A PT and Yoga Perspective on Arthritis“. This is a 26 day comprehensive educational and interactive program by Dr. Shona S. Craig, PT, DPT including a 20 minute presentation, diet tips, 3 yoga videos, 3

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Recovering Perfectionist and People Pleaser

Thank you for no one calling me out last week when I sent out the newsletter on a Monday and the subject line was “Happy Hump Day” 🤦‍♀️. As a recovery perfectionist/people pleaser with sufficient paralysis by analysis, making that kind of mistake, no matter how small, can give me

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Reflection on Healing

I was recently reflecting on my healing process lately and how difficult it is to manage… and I assume that many of you totally understand this same sentiment. It’s interesting how we tend to have two camps talking to us about our healing. One says keep going and put yourself

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Unlearning Validation and Accepting Change

I hope everyone had a great weekend! So last week I had challenged you all to try something out of your comfort zone to see how you respond and grow. For myself, I had a review completed by the owner of the gym that I attend and where I coach

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Functional Movement: Rotation

​ Today is the last day of our series talking about different exercises that improve functional performance throughout the day. There are seven different types of movement that incomposes functional tasks and today we are going to talk about rotational movements.  ​You use rotational movements when trying to get something

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Building Resiliency Through Adaptation to Create Progress

When was the last time you were out of your comfort zone and allowed yourself to “struggle” in order to grow? You may be thinking why would you ever want to struggle; it’s uncomfortable and can be very distressing. But struggles and getting out of your comfort zone within reason

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