Starting a New Activity

Have you recently started a new workout for the New Year? Dr. Ross E. HairgroveMusculoskeletal and Sports Medicine physician at ARC Kyle Plum Creek, ARC South 1st Specialty, and ARC Southwest, shared some tips on starting a new activity safely to listeners of the ARC Healthcare Minute on KLBJ-AM.

Dr. Hairgrove says, “If you are starting a new sport like pickleball, rock climbing, or training for your first marathon – my advice, start slowly.” He explains, saying, “Whatever the activity, start slowly, and gradually increase the intensity, frequency, and duration. And, listen to your body. Don't ignore chronic aches and pains, or they could turn into injuries that require medical care."

To make an appointment with Dr. Hairgrove, go online, or call:

ARC Kyle Plum Creek

ARC Southwest

ARC South 1st Specialty

For more health tips from ARC doctors, tune into the weekly ARC Healthcare Minute which airs on KLBJ News Radio 590AM/99FM on weekdays at 7:29am and 8:29am.

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