Hi, my name is Steve Carling, physical therapist with Petersen Physical Therapy, affiliated with Carling Aquatic & Physical Therapy. I’ve been doing aquatic therapy for many years. I’ve spend a lot of time in the pool and I have the dry skin to prove it. Because it’s summer now, a lot of people will be … Read more 7 Aquatic Pool Exercises for You This Summer – 5-10 MIN ROUTINE!
In the dry climate of Arizona, especially during the summer when it is hot the heat can cause several health problems in people and our 4 legged family members. I have had personal experience with my first dog a Bearded Collie named Joshua, becoming dehydrated after a strenuous hike. It was a scary and dangerous … Read more Dog Heat Safety!
We all know it’s coming. We’ve felt the heat swell up over the last few weeks, and as we’ve emerged from the stay at home orders that kept us inside for the early months of 2020, many of us (myself included) have begun to reconnect with our old outdoor pastimes – directly into the summer … Read more Staying Hydrated in Arizona This Summer (2020)
We have all been impacted by stay at home restrictions, social distancing practices, wearing face masks etc… What do we do now? Well let me share a little about myself first. I have always tried to simplify things down to a digestible theme. In the case of this pandemic My team and I have adopted … Read more Going out after COVID-19…Now what?
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
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
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
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
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
I have been practicing physical therapy in Arizona for over 30 years and I have noticed many common risk factors that may indicate a ground level fall in a patient’s future. I would like to make you aware of some of these so that you can help yourself or your loved ones continue to live … Read more Fall Risk Factors Among Older Adults