Posted on August 11th, 2017 in Healthy Living, Livonia Family YMCA

Top 5 Most Common Running Injuries

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Running is great exercise, however, it can cause repetitive strain on body parts and be a source of injury. Here are the top 5 most common running injuries, how they occur and the best ways to treat them. 1. Runner’s Knee Runner’s knee is an aching pain around or behind the kneecap. It’s also called […]

 Posted on July 13th, 2017 in Healthy Living, Livonia Family YMCA

Could Physical Therapy Help You?

Muscle, bone and joint problems don’t discriminate–they can happen to anyone, at any age. Whether it’s a muscle strain caused by running, a torn ACL or back pain when you golf, physical therapy can help you get back to an active lifestyle. The YMCA is excited to have partnered with DMC Rehabilitation Institute of Michigan […]

 Posted on November 3rd, 2016 in Healthy Living, Press, Social Responsibility, Youth Development

Y HEPA Team celebrates first year of positive outcomes

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It’s been about a year our HEPA team implemented the CATCH curriculum into Afterschool and Camp programs, and we have seen some great preliminary results! Our preliminary results show that: 74% of students showed improvement in nutrition or physical activity knowledge 71% of students reported improvement in physical activity, nutritional, or screen time habits 97% […]