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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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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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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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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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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