When I have a busy day, I don't have time to exercise + shower + change.
Sometimes it's squeezing a workout before errands or in between taking
care of my mom. Are there exercises I can do that are effective without
breaking a sweat?
Hi, I'm getting back into working out, but I'm out of shape and don't
want to hurt myself. I have lower back pain when I move around a lot,
but I know the pain will cease as I lose weight (its a paradox). How do
you work through the pain or are there...
I was just having this conversation with my mom the other day. She is in
her late 60's and was telling me how much she loves walking, but after a
certain minute or mile, her knee starts to bother her. I explained to
her sometimes muscle strength can ...
As a physical therapist, I get this question all the time. Sometimes,
everything seems like it hurts. Other times, you can't seem to get a
deep enough tissue massage! So, how can you differentiate? And does PAIN
always mean something is "wrong" or "i...
Hey everyone— Since the pandemic, I've been working out from home and I
realized...I don't ever want to return to the gym! Our design team is
curious, what are your top 3 essentials for your *perfect* at-home gym?
We want to know what equipment, gear...
Hello Athletawell family! I need your help!! There are SO many new faces
here and I couldn't be more excited. If we haven't met, My name is Dr.
Leada and I am your physical therapy guide! Your feedback has been so
helpful in assisting me to create th...
Learning to listen to my body's cues and deep knowing has been a long
road for me. I spent so many years of my life pushing through discomfort
that turned into pain, fatigue that led to exhaustion, and a lot of low
energy days that evolved into cycle...
Hey Athletawell family! Not sure where you're all at, but where I am
it's getting a bit chillier! I know when fall/winter creep in, people
change up exercise routines. Arthritis has an interesting way of feeling
worse sometimes with colder weather. I...
Hi lovely Athletawell Members! I'm Leada, your physical therapy guide.
As I help prepare some content to best suit your needs, I'd love to get
an idea of what you think physical therapy, rehab, injury prevention, or
any other related term means to yo...
There's a lot of new talk around this in the PT world. Muscle tension
is, in large part, related to stress levels! So, jamming a ball or other
tool in a knot it may not always be the best long-term solution. In my
opinion, I love to pair these tools ...
I have had multiple people tell me I need to rest and restore - from
acupuncturists to yoga teachers to PT's. I don't feel as good in the
rest and restore stage as I do when doing cardio. I must crave those
endorphins. I have tried meditation, visual...