Corrective Exercise is the Best Therapy! Corrective Therapy is here!

Davonna Willis Corrective Posture Exercise, Physical Therapy Leave a Comment

o the 43 million Americans who have low bone density, putting them at high risk of osteoporosis, Certified Athletic Trainers have an important message: Corrective Exercise is good medicine. But not just any exercise – weight-bearing, muscle-strengthening exercise. “Essential to staying strong and vital during older adulthood is participation in regular strengthening exercises, which help prevent osteoporosis and frailty by …

Pain-Free Movement is Crucial to your Quality of Daily Life

Davonna Willis Corrective Posture Exercise, Fitness, Physical Therapy 29 Comments

Did You Know? “Pain-free movement is crucial to your quality of daily life, your ability to earn a living, your ability to pursue your favorite leisure activities, and so much more,” states Davonna Willis of Blue Skyes Massage and Wellness Center. Athletic Trainers all practicing under a single vision statement: transforming society by optimizing movement to improve the human experience. …

Gilbert Massage Mind your back

Mind your back(pack) during back-to-school

Davonna Willis Back Pain, Corrective Posture Exercise, Massage Therapy

Gilbert Massage Mind your back From homework and tests to extra-curricular activities, students already shoulder plenty of weight during back-to-school time. Their backpacks should be the least of their worries. Unfortunately, due to the lack of awareness or simple disinterest (or both), backpacks can pose a health risk to kids and students of all ages. “Wearing a backpack incorrectly or …

Bad posture can ‘sneak up’ as shoulder pain as you age, says Gilbert trainer

Davonna Willis Chronic Pain, Corrective Posture Exercise

GILBERT, AZ – Shoulder pain in older adults often appears suddenly, as if caused by a sudden trauma or injury. But for many, says Gilbert athletic trainer and massage therapist Davonna Willis, shoulder injuries are often the result of musculoskeletal conditions directly associated with aging and, more specifically, weakening posture. “Some people may think ‘I slept on it wrong’ or …