Healthy Summer Recipes Under 400 Calories That Everyone Will Love

By on June 24th, 2018

We’ve scoured the internet to bring you our favorite healthy recipes this summer! Whether it’s for a Fourth of July celebration, a family reunion, backyard barbecue, or a casual party, these dishes are sure to please. With two entree options below 400 calories and two salad options below 145 calories, mix and match these dishes […]

Summer Solstice

By on June 21st, 2018

Summer Solstice is here which means… IT IS THE FIRST DAY OF SUMMER! Solstices happen twice a year, in June and December. The summer solstice happens June 21, when the SUN is directly overhead the Tropic of Cancer. Astronomers and scientists use the date of the summer solstice to mark the beginning of summer! Western Berks Physical Therapy would […]

Tai Chi for Fibromyalgia Relief

By on June 12th, 2018

Tai chi is proving to be an effective option in the management of pain for individuals with fibromyalgia. In a randomized controlled trial, researchers studied 226 adults with fibromyalgia over a one year period. The participants of the trial were placed into 2 different groups to study the effectiveness of aerobic exercise and tai chi […]

Why does my neck hurt when I turn my head to back up my car?

By on June 6th, 2018

That pain you feel when turning your head while backing up your car is probably due to tightness in the muscles of your neck and upper back, often the result of years of poor posture. To improve your posture, keep your neck in a “neutral” position, with your chin more tucked in than pushed forward. […]

The Opioid Crisis Continues

By on June 1st, 2018

  In March, President Trump signed a 2018 budget bill that includes more than $3 billion for opioid efforts. The plan allocates $500 million in grant funding for research on opioid addiction, development of opioid alternatives, pain management, and addiction treatment; $20 million for telemedicine and distance learning in rural areas to help address opioids; and $1 […]