As the holidays quickly approach, Americans across the country may be finding themselves in a time crunch. When people have more holiday activities and less free time, the first thing that usually gets cut out of a person’s schedule is exercise time. It’s unfortunate, but true for many. To combat this holiday epidemic, I have […]
Physical Therapy: Misconceptions Versus The Truth
When people hear the term physical therapy, they usually automatically think about massages. Although massage therapy is one method that licensed physical therapists incorporate into their practice, it’s disappointing to hear people compare the two professions as the same. Physical therapists study the field over the course of 7 years earning a Doctorate, while massage […]
There is No Such Thing As Spot training!
Summer is right around the corner and many of you are staring in the mirror unsatisfied by your love handles, chubby arms or pudgy stomach. You may ask yourself, “how do I get rid of that fat in this one specific area of my body?!” Do you want the good or bad news first? Bad […]
Circuit Blast for Boston Raises Money For One Boston Foundation!
Maria Pontillo, DPT, held a running edition of her infamous Circuit Blast group fitness class on April 30, 2013 at Nova Southeastern Univerisities RecPlex where 75 participants came out to donate money and an hour and a half of their time to pay tribute to the Boston Marathon bombing victims. Maria extended her hour-long total-body […]