Identify the cause to eliminate lower back pain

For runners and cyclists, knee pain is the most prevalent injury, but lower back pain is the most common reason …

Setting the story straight about stroke

Stroke is the number one cause of adult disability and the fourth leading cause of death in the United States. …

Walk, lift and stretch your way to optimal fitness

Get fit in just 30 minutes a day! Improve your health 10 minutes at a time! Those are not slogans …

Regular check-ups are key to preventing top killers of men

“I don’t need a doctor, I’m fine.” “I don’t want to take time off work.” “It will get better in …

Keeping teens injury free

Sports-related injuries are becoming more and more widespread among teens. With the rise of Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) events, club …

Mental, physical exercise equally important for brain health

Lost your car keys? Forgotten the reason you walked into a room? Don’t fret – you haven’t lost your mind. …

Six strategies to alleviate incontinence

Urinary incontinence is an inconvenient – and sometimes embarrassing – condition common among older adults. Nobody is born with bladder …

Go for the greens: Plant-based diet leads to better health

Nutrition is an essential part of a healthy lifestyle, but many Americans fail to make it a priority, as evidenced …

Firm up your pelvic floor muscles to fight ‘the urge’

The National Association for Continence estimates that 25 million American adults suffer from incontinence. Many seniors accept it as a …
Walking barefoot

Heal your heel pain: Relief for plantar fasciitis is within reach

If you’ve experienced heel pain, you’re not alone. One in 10 people will have this problem at some point in …

Do you want to be healthier in 2015? Create implementation intentions!

If you are like many Americans, the New Year serves as a mental “reset” on the clock. New things are …

Provider Profile: Meet Kathryn Cardamon

Name: Kathryn Cardamon, M.P.T. Title: Physical Therapist Clinic: Physical Therapy Clinic Undergraduate School: University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa Medical …