DIY Safety: Treat Home Improvement Projects Like a Workout

The past several weeks has proven that most people are not inclined to sit idle at home as the world protects itself from the coronavirus. On the contrary, as people spend more time social distancing, DIY home improvement projects have surged.  Related box stores have reported increased profits, and some industry surveys (i.e., Fixr.com) show that two in three homeowners have taken advantage of COVID lockdowns to complete more projects in and around their homes.  So, as people put more effort toward building, fixing, improving and upgrading aspects of […]

Will Running Damage Your Knees? Studies Say No.

Is running bad for your knees?  According to Philadelphia physical therapist Chris McKenzie, this is a common question among both avid runners and those who may start running for exercise or to participate in that first 5K.  For most people, though, the answer is a resounding no.  “This question really highlights a common misconception about running – that it’s […]