Upland Physical Therapist | Balance

Upland Physical Therapist | Balance

Your Upland physical therapist thoughts on balance. As we get older, our fear of falling increases.  So balance, like any other activity, decreases if we don’t address it.  According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, every hour, fall-related injuries...

Upland Personal Trainer | Tips on Simple Core Exercises

Upland Personal Trainer | Tips on Simple Core Exercises

Anatomy Review: General core musculature consists of the Rectus abdominis, internal and external oblique’s, transverse abdominis, erector spinae and quadratus lumborum. Basic Core Principles: Muscles that are designed for movement (concentric and eccentric...

Upland Physical Therapist | Strength Training and Physical Therapy

Upland Physical Therapist | Strength Training and Physical Therapy

Your Upland and Claremont physical therapist's thoughts on strength training in physical therapy. Definition:  Strength training is the use of resistance to build muscular strength and endurance.  The goal of strength training is to slowly and progressively overload...

Upland Physical Therapist Advice: Low Back Pain.

Upland Physical Therapist Advice: Low Back Pain.

Written by Dr. Guillermo Escalante, DSc, MBA, ATC, CSCS, CISSN, your personal trainer in Upland and Claremont. Thanksgiving is just around the corner and it is often the beginning of an avalanche made up of poor choices that may lead to unwanted weight gain. While the...

Massage Therapy

Massage Therapy

This article is part of a series of tips from our physical therapy clinic in Upland, CA. Definition:  Resistance band strength training is using rubber, stretchy bands or tubes to increase muscle strength. History:  Resistance bands originated in the early 1900’s when...

Foot Orthotics

Foot Orthotics

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,...

Exercise Benefits Part 3

Exercise Benefits Part 3

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...

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