Massage Therapy

Massage Therapy

Massage is considered by many to be a complementary and alternative form of medicine. It is increasingly being offered along with other standardized treatments for a wide range of medical conditions and situations. The basic benefits of massage are reducing stress,...
Foot Orthotics

Foot Orthotics

What you need to know about Orthotics from your Upland and Claremont Physical Therapist. The term “orthotics” is Greek and it means “to straighten or align”. Foot orthotics are external devices placed in the shoes. They do several things: control motion of the foot...
Exercise Benefits Part 3

Exercise Benefits Part 3

Along with the previous mentioned exercise benefits, there are a host of other benefits that physical therapists and personal trainers can attribute to regular exercise: Improves digestion Enhances quality of sleep Burns extra calories Alleviates menstrual cramps...
Exercise Benefits (Part 2)

Exercise Benefits (Part 2)

Thoughts from the physical therapy and personal training team at Edge PT. Aerobic Exercise:  Aerobic exercise is any extended activity done at a regular even pace that makes you breathe hard while using the large muscles of the arms and legs.  The reason this is so...
Introduction to Exercise (Part 1)

Introduction to Exercise (Part 1)

“Exercise is lifting things that do not need to be moved or running when no one is chasing you!” Unfortunately, that is the way the majority of American adults feel about exercising.  The number one excuse is “I don’t have time.”  The reality is, you don’t have time...