Health Blog

The Top Reasons Why You Should Use Ice or Heat Therapies

September 20th, 2020

Heat is Not the Enemy But Ice is Not the Savior While many athletes may turn to ice or heat therapies as a cure-all that is not always the case. In fact, there are certain areas where it makes sense to ice or heat and other areas where it would be best to avoid those

Read Full Post

The Importance of Recovery

September 10th, 2020

The more you do is not always what the body needs. Recovery is the lost discipline. Athletes tend to believe that pushing the body to its limits is the best way to reach physical goals. While it is always important to have ambitions, recovery time should also play a crucial role in those ambitions. A

Read Full Post

Chronic Back Pain

Chronic Back Pain Doesn’t Have to Control Your Life

August 21st, 2020

Is Chronic Back Pain Slowing You Down? PT is the Answer Did you know that approximately 80 percent of Americans have experienced (or will experience) back pain? Do you feel as if your chronic back pain has locked you out of your own life? This nagging, excruciating symptom can stem from a variety of underlying

Read Full Post

Ahces and Pain

Waking Up Achy? It May Be Time to Say Goodbye to Your Mattress

August 10th, 2020

Did You Know You Could Relieve Your Aches and Pains by Changing Your Sleeping Situation? Imagine waking up, fully rested after 8 hours of sleep. As you gently awake, you move to sit up… only to be hit with an ache in your back. The aches in your shoulders and neck quickly follow as you

Read Full Post

Nutrition

What you can do to be Healthier, Stronger, and More Active!

July 20th, 2020

The tennis shoes collecting dust. The yoga mat curled in the back of your closet. The gym membership that hasn’t seen you in, well, months. Like you need anymore proof that sticking to an exercise routine is tough. Hey, who ever said New Year’s resolutions can’t be made in any time of the year? Never

Read Full Post

Stay Active

How to Stay Active When You Have a Desk Job

July 10th, 2020

At Fusion Performance, we see hard-working patients who want to excel in their careers and provide for their families—but it’s hard to do that when dealing with an injury. Unfortunately, many people eventually realize that it’s the sedentary nature of their job that’s directly impacting their health and job performance. Everyone needs to move a

Read Full Post

Sports Physical Therapist

What Is A Sports Physical Therapist?

June 20th, 2020

Did You Know Physical Therapy Could Help Improve Your Sports Performance? Sports physical therapy is an ever-growing field of focus. In fact, according to the International Journal of Sports Physical Therapy, “The specialty niche of sports physical therapy has grown at a significant rate over the past 40 years.” So, what does a sports physical

Read Full Post

workout

Do you stretch before and after your workout? If not, you should start.

June 10th, 2020

Working out on a regular basis is a great way to improve and maintain good health. If you’re not stretching before and after your workout, however, you’re not really taking advantage of a complete workout routine. There are several specific benefits of stretching both before and after a workout. Benefits of Stretching Before a Workout

Read Full Post

Balance

How to Improve Your Balance By Increasing Your Core Strength

May 18th, 2020

The relationship between core strength and balance is something that has been widely discussed within the field for several years. Your trunk contains multiple core muscles that work to prevent physically limiting conditions, such injuries, lower back pain, or balance and gait disorders. When your core is strong, it helps keep you upright and decreases

Read Full Post

Staying Healthy

5 Secrets to Staying Healthy and Boosting Your Immune System While Stuck at Home

May 4th, 2020

While there is no foolproof defense to prevent this icky virus (I can’t even type the name of it anymore!), there are benefits to having a healthy immune system. Here are some of our top tips for staying healthy and boosting your immune system while you’re stuck at home: 1. Maintain a healthy diet: Get

Read Full Post