Spring is around the corner- yes some days it feels as if winter is still here but really the calendar says spring is coming. With spring comes longer days and an overall change in activity level.

Is your body ready to resume the activity (gardening, sports, watching kids sporting events) you haven’t participated in in over 6-9 months? You will be using muscles that you haven’t used in a while. Remember to stretch before your activity to loosen up and then again after to help muscle return to its normal resting length.

A few helpful stretches:

This may be a good time to be proactive and schedule yourself a PT consultation for an assessment of your overall strength, flexibility and mobility. The goal of your session would be to provide you with information and possibly exercises for the prevention of injury.

Give us a call at (802) 658-6092 to schedule your appointment with any of our physical therapists.

Do not perform these stretches without consent of a physical therapist or physician.