P.T. Doesn't Just Stand for Physical Therapy

The letters “P.T.” can stand for many things. “P.T.” is the medical abbreviation for physical therapy, but they can also stand for “Pain and Torture” to which physical therapy has some times been compared. I hope that wasn’t your experience, because it need not be in order to make improvements. The letters “P.T.” can also stand for “Piano Tuners”. Piano Tuning is closer in describing an aspect of what should occur in physical therapy. I wrote about this some years back but feel it’s time to revisit and expand upon this subject. Let’s say you want to play beautiful music like Mozart, Bach or Alicia Keys! There are a number of components to being able to play well. In the following, I outline

Performing Chores Without Body Ache

One of the most common situations in which we over tax our bodies, especially our backs, is while performing routine household cleaning duties such as sweeping, mopping, vacuuming, dusting, or raking leaves. How you perform these household chores can determine whether your body will ache during the activity or even for days after. Here are some easy pointers to get your household chores done while saving your body, particularly your back: [if !supportLists]1. [endif]Keep your back upright rather than bending at your waist. Keep your shoulders rolled backwards every so slightly squeezing your shoulder blades together and downwards as if towards the back pockets of pants. [if !supportLi

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