best exercises for COPD

best exercises for COPD

Do you lose your breath walking short distances, going up stairs or ramps, or playing with your grandchildren? 

We are one of a handful of clinics qualified to treat COPD, Emphysema and other Pulmonary Diseases. One of the best things you can do is wake up and do a series of easy exercises to improve your breathing. With practice, you will notice an improvement and you should be able to do the things you love without losing your breath or feeling tired. This is a special set of morning exercises for people who want to improve their breathing and the function of their lungs.

top 5 things you can do to get better after an injury.

top 5 things you can do to get better after an injury.

Recovering from an accident or injury can be frustrating.  Sometimes it may seem that your physical therapy is not progressing the way you thought it would.  Here are some tips to help you get on the road to recovery.

preparing for surgery

preparing for surgery

what do i need to do before surgery?  

All surgeries carry a certain amount of risk. Your surgeon needs you to do your part to help reduce the risk of infection, poor wound healing, painful scars, immobility, depression, weight gain and ultimately failed surgery. Here is my list of recommendations to get you ready 3 to 6 weeks before your surgery.

am I getting enough sleep?

am I getting enough sleep?

Do you need more sleep?
There are many reasons why you may not be getting enough sleep. Often my patients are left questioning: Is it my mattress? Is it anxiety or is it pain related?

These are all great questions and here’s the thing, perfecting your sleep routine can be a more effective strategy than taking medication to get to sleep. Having a regular waking & sleeping schedule is a key part of setting your self up to sleep.