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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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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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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How to Stay Independent, Safe in the Home and Mobile in the Community as you Age.

How to stay Independent, Safe in the Home and Mobile in the Community as you Age. As a person ages, physical changes can make it difficult to get around and

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Occupational Safety

April 28th is the World Day for Safety & Health at Work, established by the International Labour Organization to promote the prevention of occupational accidents and diseases worldwide. The concept

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