Health Blog

Are Your Workouts Giving You What You Want?

April 20th, 2020

How much thought have you put into the exercises you’re going to use for your next workout? Did you choose them yourself, or did you find them on the internet or in a magazine? What’s your workout designed for? Do those goals match yours? Are you doing too many sit ups? Are the exercises even

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Exercise and Your Mood

April 17th, 2020

Exercise has great benefits for your physical health – it can strengthen your muscles, improve your cardiovascular system, and reduce your risk of diseases like stroke and diabetes. But, did you know that exercise can have benefits for your mental health too? Why exercise lifts your mood Exercise causes your brain to release chemicals including

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4 Resources for Physical Activities Parents Can Do with Their Kids at Home

April 14th, 2020

COVD-19 has eliminated the question of what stay-at-home moms/dads do. Now the bigger problem comes, how do they fit in the daily physical activities their children desperately need? Many public resources such as playgrounds and parks are no longer open, so the need to get creative for home activities is in high demand. Running, jumping,

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Telehealth Physical Therapy

April 8th, 2020

ProActive Physical Therapy and Sports Rehab is excited to announce we now have a additional way to serve you through telehealth.  With the addition of telehealth, you will be able to access ProActive’s Physical Therapists and receive care in the event you aren’t able to access the clinic! We can use the telehealth tool in

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Updated Information on the coronavirus/COVID-19–We’re Open

March 24th, 2020

At ProActive Physical Therapy and Sport Rehab, the health and safety of our patients and our employees is always our top priority. Considered an essential critical workforce in managing musculoskeletal conditions by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, our locations in Sioux Center and Sheldon will remain open to serve our patients and medical community.

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Track-A-Thon Marathon Relay Running Tips

March 4th, 2020

What: The Track-A-Thon Relay is an exciting spin on the typical Marathon Relay. Assemble a team of 8 to 105 individuals in order to complete the 105 laps of the marathon. Exchanges can be made every 400 meters and anyone on the team can run multiple legs of the race. Run the fastest Marathon ever

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Fitness with a Side of Dysfunction?

March 4th, 2020

This time of year, many people are focused on fitness so it’s worth taking a look at what fitness really means. The dictionary defines fit as “sound physically and mentally, healthy.” Using that definition, many “fitness” routines fall short of the goal. If you don’t enjoy running and dread every workout, you’re probably falling short

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Reducing Aches and Pains

How Nutrition Can Have a Positive Impact on Reducing Aches and Pains

December 20th, 2019

If you are what you eat, what are you based on your last meal? If your answer was full of saturated fat and processed sugars, it may be time to listen to what your body is telling you. Fortunately, physical therapy is more than just recovery after surgery. A physical therapist can help you identify

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2020 New Years

ProActive Can Help You Keep Your Resolution

December 13th, 2019

Safely meet your health and fitness goals and resolution this New Year with guidance from your movement experts at ProActive Physical Therapy.

aches and pains

Always suffering from aches and pains in your joints? 3 Reasons to consider Physical Therapy!

December 10th, 2019

There’s something oddly satisfying about waking up the morning after a hard workout and feeling a dull ache in your muscles. But when that dull ache migrates to your joints and seems to happen every day, that satisfaction quickly turns to frustration. The answer is not to take anti-inflammatory medication or simply ignore the aches

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