Your Smart Phone and Your Spine

Chances are that you probably haven’t given much thought to how your neck and back are faring in the era of the smart phone, but studies show that you most certainly should. It’s practically a reflex these days to pull out our smart phones when we’re standing in line, sitting at the airport or riding … Continued

Office Chairs & Ergonomics

Dr. Knight was invited by Wayfair to share her wisdom to those of us who spend a good part of our day at a desk.  An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure they say.    Check out her tips by clicking here.

Your Best Year Yet: Smash Your Fitness Goals

The following post was written by guest blogger, Paige Johnson.  Paige shares a vision with LearnFit, which is dedicated to providing information on living a lifestyle that’s healthy for both or bodies and our planet.  Enjoy! Your Best Year Yet:  Smash Your Fitness Goals When you look back on last year, what kind of emotion … Continued

Heart Health Month

February is American Heart Health month. You may be thinking, “What is a physical therapy practice doing writing about heart health?” Well there are a few reasons, aside from the fact that there is a specialization within the field dedicated to cardiovascular and pulmonary treatments. First, the advice I’m giving is very basic – but … Continued

Backpack Tips for Students and Parents

With the school year beginning, now is a good time to review some of the tips offered by our friends at the AOTA regarding the proper use of the backpack. Loading a Pack A child’s backpack should weigh no more than about 15% of their body weight.   This means a student weighing 100 pounds shouldn’t … Continued

Ask a Physical Therapist – The Running Store

Leading up to the Inaugural Prince William Half Marathon, Dr. Corinne Knight will be making herself available at The Running Store from 6pm – 7pm to answer your questions on the following dates: Thursday, August 4, 2016 Thursday, August 18, 2016 Thursday, September 15, 2016 Thursday, September 22, 2016 Come learn about those aches and … Continued

$1 Flip Flops – You Could Pay Later

At the end of last week I heard commercials on the radio advertising a big $1 Flip Flop sale by a well-known national retailer. At that price, why not get a pair in every color, right? In theory, this may seem like a good idea but I’m here to caution you against purchasing the inexpensive … Continued

Shouldering Your Spring Cleaning

Many people attack their yearly spring cleaning ritual in the months of March and April. With thousands thawing from winter’s cold, there are bound to be some sore, stiff muscles. The National Safety Council reports that approximately 21 million people visit the emergency room as a result of home injuries. One of the most common … Continued