Category: Physical Activity

Physical Activity

Need More Physical Activity? Here’s How to Get It

April 10th, 2020

Did you know that 80 percent of the U.S. population falls short of the Physical Activity Guidelines recommended by the Department of Health and Human Services? Millions of Americans are risking serious health consequences simply because they do too much sitting and not enough moving around. You may not find that information shocking, especially if

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Health, Strength and Physical Activity

Improve Health, Strength and Physical Activity

December 7th, 2019

Everyone strives for a healthy, strong, and active lifestyle. However, the reality is that this type of lifestyle is not always easy to achieve, especially for those suffering from chronic pain. Fortunately, Empower Physical Therapy in Wasilla, AK and Anchorage, AK is a great resource for helping you alleviate your pain and reach your fitness

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Herniated Discs and Back Pain - Is This What's Causing Your Pain?

Herniated Discs and Back Pain – Is This What’s Causing Your Pain?

November 10th, 2019

Did you know that the spine contains 24 bones? Of those bones, 5 of them are located in the lower back. In addition to these bones, the spine also contains several nerves and intervertebral discs. The spine is such a complex part of the body that it is not uncommon for pain to occur from

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Balance & Gait Disorders Wasilla & Anchorage, AK

Enhance Your Balance by Strengthening Your Core

October 20th, 2019

Core strength training is an important part of physical therapy. The muscles in your core help in anchoring your center of gravity, which gives you the ability to balance yourself. Whether you’re sitting, standing, or running, your core muscles play an integral role in keeping you balanced.  A weak core can cause you to feel

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