Ward Off Holiday Stress with Exercise

Ward Off Holiday Stress with Exercise

When the holiday season leaves sleepless and tense from the stresses of commitments, crowds, shopping and entertaining, Bend physical therapist Rob Hollander has a suggestion: sweat away that stress by making exercise a part of your holiday tradition. “Pretty much any...

Exercise of the Month: The Bridge!

We love Bridges and you should too! The Bridge is a great introductory exercise that incorporates use multiple muscle groups with particular emphasis on the glutes, hamstrings and lower back extensors. Here are some quick guidelines on how to perform the exercise:...

Exercise of the month: The Lunge!

Lunges are a great exercise that works on strength, stability and balance targeting both lower extremity and the trunk/core musculature. They are a great ‘bang for your buck’ exercise that can create quick changes in multiple muscle groups. To perform a lunge: 1....