Importance of Variety

Running may be the most utilized exercise modality. Why? Because no equipment is needed; everyone can do it; just go outside and run. Which is terrific because people today need

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Do You Leak When You Exercise?

There are several barriers to working out and performing fitness activities. Urine leakage isn’t the first thing that comes to mind, but it is not uncommon for people to have

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Strength Training to Prevent Injury in Runners

Running-related injuries are incredibly common among participants, prompting interest in the development of injury-prevention strategies. Despite this fact, however, there has been little substantive research performed in the arena of

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The Posterior Chain

Do you want to feel more connected to your body than ever before? Then it’s time to start building a relationship with your posterior chain musculature (the muscles on the

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Move.  Fuel.  Recover.  Connect.  ENDURE.

At last, we come to the final pillar of well-being in this stretched-out blog series: Endure. Arguably one of the most difficult items to conceptualize and conquer. Perhaps a more

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Managing jaw pain

TMD, or temporomandibular joint disorder, is a name for a number of problems that involve the temporomandibular (jaw) joints, muscles, or associated structures. TMD can show as pain or tenderness

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Concussion Management with Physical Therapy

Physical therapists (as part of a whole healthcare team) can be some of the best medical professions to treat concussions because of our knowledge, frequency and time we get to

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Strength Training For Runners

As a physical therapist, I’ve noticed that elite runners look very different today than in the 80’s when I ran competitively. They have more muscles and more efficient strides. Strength

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Popping In Our Joints

Do you have any joints that regularly crack or pop with movement or positional changes? So do I! The advice that I give my patients with this popping is pretty

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Monitoring Running Workload to Prevent Injury

“How far should I run?” “How often?” “How will I know that my training is too much?” “Not enough?” If you are a runner, chances are that you’ve thought about

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