As a doctor of physical therapy, I see a lot of different patients for a lot of different reasons.
Sure there are many who come to me with sprains, strains, bumps, and bruises, but would it surprise you to hear that the majority of people that I see in my clinic have pain/discomfort simply because they’re weak?! No kidding!
MOST of the injuries I see are aches and pains mostly due to a sedentary lifestyle. It’s amazing to me that I could literally cut my patient load in half if people would just spend a little time everyday performing some strength training.
Today I wanted to share with you 5 exercises that you could do everyday to strengthen key muscle groups in you body to avoid pain, maximize function, and stay fit! These should take no more than 10 minutes out of your day and are a great first step towards a healthier, more active (and pain-free!) lifestyle….