Ask the PT: About Longevity

What should I know about the role of exercise and longevity? by David Dansereau,MSPT I was recently asked this question by Emma Picard of the Attleboro based Sun Chronicle for their weekend edition focusing on Longevity  (read her article online here).  My response was simple yet this answer is often ignored and its effectiveness overlooked.  As PT’s we know this answer well and prescribe this to all our patients.  Exercise…

Ask the PT: About Overuse Injuries

As spring approaches, do you have any suggestions for someone who is planning on returning to outdoor activities? As the warm weather and spring approach, many people begin looking forward to outside recreational activities and road races.  Such an increase in activity can often result in overuse injuries affecting the lower extremities and feet. To prevent chronic injuries such as shin splints, heel pain and longitudinal arch/fascia pain people must…