Beautify Your Yard and Avoid Injuries With These Tips

If you’re taking advantage of having more time at home to finally tackle yard projects, make sure you they don’t take you down the following week. Yard work includes uncomfortable positions, heavy lifting, and repetitive movements that can lead to neck, back, wrist, and knee pain. Lauren...

Add Some Physical Activity to Your Work Day

The average person spends 8.4 waking hours engaging in sedentary behaviors, like sitting at a desk or in a car and performing seated office work. Do what you can to avoid sitting in the same position for hours at a time. As we continue to...

Before You Go Back to the Gym, Read This

First, no judgment if you haven’t been partaking in Zoom Zumba or weight-lifting laundry detergent in the living room. We’re all doing the best we can with the gyms closed and routines thrown off. Actively Northwest talked to physical therapists from Core Physical Therapy about how...

Working Out After Injury or Illness

Nikki Staab knows how challenging it can be to put an active lifestyle on hold while recovering from an injury or illness. The certified personal trainer had surgery from a plantar plate tear and spent months in a cast and boot. The process isn’t new to...