Post-Race Recovery Recommendations

You’ve put in the work before a race. Don’t let the care you’ve taken for your body stop after you’ve completed your goal. There are several recommendations for post-race recovery.

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What Does it Mean to Be a Runner? Is it too late to start?

In my profession as a physical therapist, I frequently meet people who say “well, I was never a runner,” or “I wish I could run.” Sometimes, clients mention that they

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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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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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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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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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Timing is Everything!

Timing of Physical Therapy Intervention is Important in Terms of Healthcare Costs and Time Spent in Pain A research study was published on November 26th, 2018, that shows – like

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Why is hip mobility important?

Hip mobility is important because…… It allows muscles to function optimally. If the muscles can’t move a joint through a normal range, they’re missing out on opportunities to be stronger

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