Exercise of the Month: Alternating Kicks

Exercise of the Month: Alternating Kicks

Alternating Kicks  Goal:  To stretch your thighs and strengthen your hamstrings.          Benefits:  During the winter months, we tend to sit more than we should.  Weather outside makes it difficult to walk and loosen up.  However, during a commercial or when your...
‘Tis the Season

‘Tis the Season

Flu Season that is.  According to the CDC, approximately 17 million workdays a year are lost during flu season.  Tens of thousands of people are hospitalized, and thousands die from flu-related illnesses each year! Keeping patients safe from infection is everyone’s...
Upper Spinal Floor Twist

Upper Spinal Floor Twist

Goal: To promote spinal mobility by stretching the mid thoracic spine, neck and chest muscles. Benefits:  Improving your spinal mobility will help reduce the risk of back, shoulder and neck pain.  Your ability to twist and turn will improve and make daily task such as...
Monthly Exercise: The Power of Art

Monthly Exercise: The Power of Art

  Art is defined as having various branches of creativity, through painting, music, literature, dance and crafts.  Just about everything can be viewed as art.  Certain activities are recognized as an art, even if it does not involve painting or creating something...
Exercise of the Month: Glute Contractions

Exercise of the Month: Glute Contractions

  Goal:  To engage and retrain the gluteus maximus muscles.  Also known as buttock muscle  Benefits:  Considered the largest muscle group in the body, along with being one of the strongest.  Todays’ culture has led to more sedentary life style of sitting and lack...
Trauma Informed Care

Trauma Informed Care

Phase 3 of the implementation schedule for the Mega Rule go into effect in November of this year. Phase 2 and 3 require facilities to demonstrate staff competencies and skill sets based on resident population, as well as providing training to remediate identified...