Top 5 Reasons to Choose Physical Therapy First

Top 5 Reasons to Choose Physical Therapy First

Physical therapy is beneficial for people of all ages with recent or chronic injuries, pre and post-operative conditions, and medical conditions or illnesses that limit mobility and ability to function normally. An individualized therapy program can help people return to their prior level of...

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Importance of Sleep for Injury Recovery

Importance of Sleep for Injury Recovery

From an early age, children are told by their parents to go to bed early and get a good night’s sleep. But, why is this? Why do humans need to sleep? And why does sleep seem even more important when you’re sick or injured? So how many hours should you be getting at night and how can you ensure a...

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Improving Balance to Reduce Falls

Improving Balance to Reduce Falls

Balance is something we all strive to achieve.  Balance in our lives, balance between work and home, a balanced diet, we even want to make sure that our tires are in balance.  We have come to believe that if things are in balance…Life is good! Balance is most important when we are talking about...

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Back to School Tips for Tucson Students

Back to School Tips for Tucson Students

Summer is nearing an end, which means Tucson students are headed back to school. To help students return to school safely, we’re sharing some tips ranging from stretching, posture, and concussion prevention. Back to School Tip #1: Technology and Posture It’s been coined as the term “text neck” and...

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5 Tips to Get Road Trip Ready

5 Tips to Get Road Trip Ready

Summer means road trips! It’s the season to pack up the car and hit the road to explore new destinations while spending time with friends and family. As enjoyable as they are, be aware that driving for long hours can cause health problems, but by meeting with your physical therapist at ProActive...

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Hydration Station for Youth Athletes

Hydration Station for Youth Athletes

With sports practices gearing up, it can lead to many youth athletes becoming dehydrated. Chris Murphy, ATC, LAT is sharing tips on how to spot dehydration, ways to increase fluid intake, and how hydration can affect sports performance. What effect can hydration have on my sports performance?...

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Is My Phone Bad for My Hands?

Is My Phone Bad for My Hands?

Cell phones are just about everywhere these days.  Walk into a waiting room or stroll through the airport and you will primarily see the top of people’s heads as they stare down into their phone. Cell phones are amazing, we use them to text, take pictures, watch videos and movies, do our email,...

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Top Three Reasons To Love Physical Therapy

Top Three Reasons To Love Physical Therapy

Whether you’re new to physical therapy or you’re about to finish up your time at ProActive Physical Therapy, you may be asking yourself "what is there to love about physical therapy"? #1 Helping the Tucson Community Get Back to Pain-Free Living Our main goal is to ensure the Tucson community is...

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