Health & Fitness Tips Archive
Stationary Bike Buyer’s TipsBy Rob Abrams MSPT, posted on February 2, 2014
Thinking of buying an exercise bike? You are not alone.The exercise bike is one of the most effective and beneficial pieces of equipment in rehabilitation. Yet the choices out there can make finding the right bike a daunting task. So, where do you start?
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Backpack SafetyBy Rob Abrams MSPT, posted on November 18, 2013
Recently, there has been a growing concern over the use of backpacks and the safety concerns they present for today’s youths. This issue is receiving increased attention among many in the medical community and even in the California Legislator. It has been stated that nonspecific back pain increases from less than 10% in the pre teen years on upward to 50% among 15 and 16 year olds. Much of the research attributes this prevalence to backpacks.
Too many kids are carrying excessive backpack loads which are adversely affecting posture and spinal alignment.
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