Recent Recipes from Kelli Shallal of our Metabolic Weight Loss Program

These Chipotle chicken tacos are delicious and healthy

Here’s a couple quick posts from our good friend of Petersen Physical Therapy from Kelli Shallal’s Instagram page @HungryHobby on the importance of Meal Prep: Oat Flour Zucchini Bread – This quick post shows you how to make your own bread out of something you may already have in your pantry … OATS! Here’s a … Read more Recent Recipes from Kelli Shallal of our Metabolic Weight Loss Program

Community Strength During COVID-19

Resources for community strength

During this time of uncertainty for our community, it is imperative that we stick together. In times of desperation, lending a hand can mean the difference in your emotional, physical, and financial survival.  Our survival as a community during COVID-19 is dependent on our ability to collectively ask for help when we need it and … Read more Community Strength During COVID-19

A Physical Therapist’s Ultimate No-Equipment At Home Exercise Routine

Ed Hardy's no equipment exercise routine will keep you in shape while in quarantine!

At about this time in your isolation, you’re probably a little upset at yourself and how far you’ve come from your pre-quarantine body. Much like we see when sending our kids off to college and gain their “Freshman Fifteen” I’m sure there are a few people that are close to their “Quarantine Fifteen” and need … Read more A Physical Therapist’s Ultimate No-Equipment At Home Exercise Routine

How to Stay Healthy and Mobile During COVID-19

Stuck at home? Here are some COVID-19 friendly exercise routines!

The unprecedented quarantine going on right now is sure to have more than a few of us feeling stir crazy. Staying home can be particularly problematic for those of you who are in physical therapy currently, or are dealing with other physical issues. Below is a simple exercise program that can be completed in 10-15 … Read more How to Stay Healthy and Mobile During COVID-19

ASTYM Therapy: 5 Diagnoses That Love ASTYM Treatment

Steve Carling, physical therapist, performs ASTYM therapy on a patient

As a physical therapist and practice owner, ASTYM has become one of the most common modalities I will use with patients. Over the past 10 years, I have implemented ASTYM therapy in my physical therapy practice in Gilbert, Arizona and have found that it is very effective for many different types of diagnoses. Over time … Read more ASTYM Therapy: 5 Diagnoses That Love ASTYM Treatment

Should You Limit Your Intake of Fat? Make Sense of Your Blood Lipids

Should We Limit Our Fat Intake?

In honor of National Heart Month in February, I wanted to share some information about risk factors for cardiovascular disease. Many of my clients are confused about this information and have never had anyone go over it with them.   Before we get to the “know your numbers section,” I want to point out one significant … Read more Should You Limit Your Intake of Fat? Make Sense of Your Blood Lipids

The Effects of Exercise on Dementia

There are several types of cognitive impairment that fall within the umbrella term of dementia.  Dementia generally refers to a decline in memory and the ability to process information and make decisions. Some of the types include: Young onset dementia Mild cognitive impairment Vascular dementia Acute CVA Chronic vascular decline Mixed dementia Frontotemporal dementia Lewy … Read more The Effects of Exercise on Dementia