Muscle Balance, Not Just Strength, is Critical for Health and Athletic Performance

Muscle Balance

While working to build a solid and stable foundation is certainly a critical component to personal health and athletic performance, Eagle River physical therapist Chris Wilson warns that focusing only on muscle strength can, over time, make a person more susceptible to injury. “Achieving optimal muscle balance, not just strength, is critical both for improving […]

Exercise May Improve Your Memory

Orthopedic professionals such as physicians and physical therapists often refer to the human body’s kinetic chain – the notion that all bones, joints and “links” are connected, and that movement in one area can affect function in all areas.  While not officially part of the kinetic chain, it turns out the human brain is affected […]