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COVID-19: 6 Ways to Strengthen Your Immune System!

COVID-19: 6 Ways to Strengthen Your Immune System!

Amidst the COVID-19 outbreak, many people are afraid and frustrated with what’s happening. People’s lives are being turned upside down, and it’s difficult to decipher what’s really going on across the country and across the globe.

But before I share my 6 ideas with you today, I want you to consider one important idea: if you’re feeling like me, like you’ve lost some control and certainty in your life, then I want you understand that you can take control of your health. In our current situation, most of us have lost control of certain aspects of our lives, or at least we feel like we have.

But again, you can CHOOSE to take more control of your health if you so decide. And with that in mind, let me share 6 ideas with you to help you take control of your health, strengthen your immune system, and potentially lower the likelihood that you’ll have any serious complications related to COVID-19.

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Why FREE Exercises Don’t Work! (And why I still give them out anyways…)

Why FREE Exercises Don’t Work! (And why I still give them out anyways…)

A lot of people who come to Gordon PT for their physical therapy are looking for lasting, permanent pain relief…

Now, when it comes to lasting pain relief, especially for those people who’ve been dealing with pain for a long time, it’s very rare that any combination of “free exercises” will give them the type of relief they’re looking for…

If that’s the case, then why are so many “experts” offering up free advice and free exercises…?

In fact, I’m one of those “experts”! Why in the world am I offering people FREE exercises, when I know it won’t get them the results they’re looking for?

It almost seems mean, doesn’t it?

But wait! Don’t despair just yet! There’s a very good explanation for all this, I promise you!

In today’s video, I’ll explain 2 things to help you understand what I’m talking about…

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“Why does my Pain Relief only last 3 days?”

“Why does my Pain Relief only last 3 days?”

A lot of people are frustrated by TEMPORARY pain relief, when what they’re really looking for is PERMANENT, lasting pain relief…

This was highlighted recently by a young woman I was working with, when she asked me this question: “Why does my pain relief only last 3 days?”

I of course had a very good clinical explanation for her, and it reminded me of 2 very important key points that you need to understand about pain relief, particularly if you’re looking for lasting pain relief.

I’ll explain these 2 key points in detail in the video, and I’ll summarize them in the text below…

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) – BEST Piece of Health Advice

Coronavirus (COVID-19) – BEST Piece of Health Advice

With the recent spread of the Coronavirus, aka COVID-19, there’s been a ton of media coverage, which includes some solid health advice.

This includes things like proper hand-washing hygiene, avoiding large groups of people, and how to disinfect the surfaces in your home and/or work environment.

And all of this advice is great… but there’s one HUGE piece of advice that I want to share that looks at the “bigger picture”.

In my opinion, this bigger picture is the strength of your immune system.

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How to Treat Lymphedema & Chronic Swelling

How to Treat Lymphedema & Chronic Swelling

This is the 3rd blog post in this series about lymphedema and chronic swelling (each post also has a video).

In the first post, I introduced “lymphedema” and the lymphatic system and explained the purpose of your lymphatic system, and in the 2nd post we expanded off the info from the first post and discussed what causes lymphedema and chronic swelling.

In today’s post, now that you understand how about the lymphatic system and what causes lymphedema and swelling, it’s time to talk about how to successfully treat it!

Our lymphedema-trained physical therapists at Gordon PT follow a 4-step approach to helping our clients succcessfully treat and manage their lymphedema and swelling.

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