252019Sep

NATIONAL WOMEN’S HEALTH AND FITNESS DAY

Developing our physical strength along with mental confidence goes a long way to keeping our bodies healthy. So many of us overlook the rest we need and the healthy foods our bodies need to fuel our days. When we take a few moments to learn the best ways to care for ourselves, we often take…

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232019Sep

Monday, September 23rd is Falls Prevention Awareness Day!

Did you know, according to the CDC, at least 3 million older adults visit the ER for fall-related injuries every year?1 Factors such as lower body weakness, difficulty walking, poor balance, and foot pain can all increase a person’s risk of falling, but are preventable with proper rehab therapy. Check out these 5 tips to decrease…

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92019Aug

National Wellness Month

August is National Wellness month! Wellness encompasses more than just nutrition and exercise. It’s about total well-being, including mental health and stress management, sufficient sleep, ergonomics and postural awareness, keeping up to date on doctor and dental appointments, an self-care. It involves not only personal well-being, but also relationships and interactions with others, including family,…

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222019Jul

Young Woman Shares Experiences with Juvenile Arthritis and Physical Therapy

Juvenile arthritis affects nearly 300,000 children in the United States. It’s not a disease in itself, but rather an umbrella term used to describe the many autoimmune and inflammatory conditions or pediatric inflammatory diseases that can develop in children under the age of 16. It’s a lifelong condition, but typically it’s manageable when appropriate measures…

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252019Jun

2019 Be Fearless Scholarship Winners

Congratulations to the Class of 2019 🎓 We would like to give a special round of applause to our “Be Fearless” Scholarship Winners — Cherokee Soccer Player, Lauren Gravlin and Lenape Cross Country Athlete, Zaven Kazandjian 👏🏼👏🏼 Breakthru’s scholarship is in remembrance of our friend, ETA Coach, Jason Kilderry. Jason lived life fearlessly and to the…

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112019Jun

5 Ways Men Can Take Charge of Their Health

Do you know the top health threats for men? The most common causes of death for men in the U.S. are heart disease, stroke, cancer, and chronic lower respiratory disease. Although some of the risk factors for these health issues are hereditary, often times they arise over many years of poor health choices. Fortunately, there…

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52019Jun

Scoliosis: Things to look out for!

You know your child better than anyone else. If you notice something different about their posture like one shoulder is higher than the other or a part of their spine seems to be protruding out or curved to the side, schedule a FREE consultation with a Breakthru Schroth Expert. STANDING & FACING YOU: Is one…

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42019May

#Get PT 1st For Back Pain

Chances are, you or someone you know has had back pain. Each year 15% of the population has their first episode of back pain, and over the course of our lives, 80% of us will have back pain. Even though back pain is common, the medical community does a poor job managing it.  Stories of…

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42019May

National Physical Fitness and Sports Month

In honor of National Physical Fitness and Sports Month, Breakthru is urging you to be active everyday! Regular physical activity increases your chances of living a longer, healthier life! Building fitness into your schedule has immediate benefits, including better sleep, lower blood pressure, less anxiety, as well as long-term benefits such as reduced risk of…

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292019Apr

Shoulder Stability in the Overhead Athlete

The shoulder is one of the most complex parts the body. It consists of four separate joints that are linked together by multiple muscles, tendons, and ligaments that provide both mobility and stability to the shoulder. The shoulder is a “ball and socket” joint with the socket portion being shallow and therefore providing very little…

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