FyzicalBradenton&Ellenton: 7 Ways To Be Healthier




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Whether you have an acute injury or chronic condition or balance problems, seeing a physical therapist at FYZICAL Therapy & Balance Centers can help you return to a more active and pain-free life. Give us a call today at: Bradenton-Central Clinic: (941) 749-1734 Ellenton Clinic: (941) 721-1854 3. Getting out and moving. April is Move More Month! Exercise regularly, even if it’s just taking a short walk every day. Simple steps can make a big difference! 4. Maintaining a nutritious diet and controlling portion. Make sure your food intake is nutritious and portioned. By chewing your food thoroughly, you won’t feel as if you have to eat as much. 5. Drinking more water. Water keeps your body systems functioning at an optimum level. 6. Breathing! Work on your deep breathing in order to increase your oxygen intake and get your lymphatic system moving. 7. Getting enough sleep. Sleep at least 8 hours a day. It is best to get into a routine where you are going to bed and waking up on a regular cycle. This helps your endocrine system. Contact FYZICAL today! Are you looking for assistance with increasing your health, strength, and physical activity? Our team at FYZICAL would love to help you live your highest quality of life. Contact us today to begin your new chapter toward becoming a healthier you!

The term “health” is all relative. It essentially means that your body is operating at its highest levels of function in regards to movement, breathing, circulation, digestion, and more. It doesn’t mean that you have to be the most athletic person in the room. Any step you make toward helping your body function at its optimum levels is a step toward becoming a healthier you. Optimal strength and flexibility: It is no secret that strength and flexibility play important roles in your health. Did you know that there are approximately 642 skeletal muscles in the human body? Your muscles work hard, not only to help you move, but also to support your circulatory and breathing systems. When you become stronger and more flexible, you become healthier overall. Our physical therapists can guide you through proper exercises and specialized hands-on treatments in order to relieve your joint and muscle pain, increase your strength and flexibility, and improve your overall health. Physical therapy treatments will help improve your overall-health by optimizing your movement-health, but the only work if you apply healthy lifestyle choices in your everyday life, as well. Some tips you can do on your own to become healthier, stronger, and more active include: 1. Taking care of aches and pains. Don’t let these long-term problems linger. They likely affect you more than you realize. Contact your FYZICAL clinic for expert assistance. 2. Limit your sitting. Get up every 30 minutes to walk around at work and home.

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