Be In The Know…

Contact Us Today!

Phone:
717-541-4348
Email:
aptinc@verizon.net

We are located at:

119 Aster Drive
Suite 103
Harrisburg, PA 17112-2742

Running Doesn’t Hurt Knees and Might Help Them

If you haven’t run because you’re afraid it might damage your knees and cause osteoarthritis, it might be time to lace up and take a jog! A new study suggests that not only does running not hurt knees but regular running at any age could actually help protect knees from developing knee osteoarthritis.

[…]

You don’t have to Run Far or Fast to Get Heart Health and Longevity Benefits from Running

Running as little as five minutes daily can slash a person’s risk of heart disease related death. And that running doesn’t have to be a sprint. Even slow runners benefit, according to a study published July 28, 2014 in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology.

Researchers have long known that exercise […]

Finding and Treating the Cause of Running Injuries

A March 18, 2014 press release by the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) goes into why physical therapists go beyond the site of pain or other symptoms, to find and treat the root cause. The release is focused on Katie McDonald Netiz, a recreational runner and Runner’s World editor, who for years suffered with […]

Want to Improve Your Bone Health? Consider High Impact Exercise.

Physical activity is important for preventing bone loss and osteoporosis. The challenge for older and inactive people, is the type of exercise that actually builds bone is high impact. In other words, you actually have to jar bones by jumping or running at a good pace in order to build them, according to a […]