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Injury Prevention & Treatment

Defining “bad” posture is tricky. What really constitutes as “bad” might be different from person to person. However, there are some general guidelines that the majority of people can benefit from.    First, if you sit at a desk, staring at a computer or phone most of the day, you may have  forward rounded posture. This presents as the shoulders being dumped...

Do you, or someone you know, live with frozen shoulder syndrome?   This condition, scientifically referred to or diagnosed as adhesive capsulitis, is unfortunately a fairly common problem for individuals who have had traumatic shoulder injuries or are put in a situation where the shoulder is immobilized for an extended period of time (i.e. post-surgery). There is also a significant bias towards...

One of the more common conditions that we see clinically and in the gym relate to the shoulder. This applies to our throwing athletes, fitness enthusiasts and office workers alike, all of which have common themes in their presentation, treatment and rehabilitation. The first step to helping these clients are to help them understand what might be going on with their shoulder, teaching them...

How do we use our glutes? What are our butts good for?  Why bother doing all these glute bridges?   Strengthening your glutes can make you faster and shave valuable seconds off your mile time.  Don’t believe me? Read on, and then, test the theory for yourself.  Let’s start with the basics.  Who are the fastest runners we know?  Sprinters.  What is...

You are injured and can’t run. Now what? What to do with all your free time? And how to keep the fitness that you gained?   The simple answer is cross train. I honestly don’t know a single runner that actually enjoys cross training, however, it is effective. Embrace the suck and get through it. Swim some laps, aqua jog, bike, borrow...