3 Running Styles and the Impact on Your Body.

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Running is a great exercise to help improve your heart, lung, and mental sanity. Did you know your running styles can tell us a lot about how well built your body is to run? There are numerous nuances and tendencies that we can write about to help improve on your run, but the article will be forever long. An example … Read More

Why You Get Knee Pain While Running (and How to Make It Stop!)

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When you run, forces of up to 550% of your body weight exert themselves on your joints. It’s no wonder that many people experience knee pain from running. Yet, there’s not just one cause that results in knee pain in runners. Read on to learn why you have knee pain running and what you can do about it.  Why Knees Hurt When … Read More

How do you heal a hamstring strain fast and completely?

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So, You have a Hamstring Strain and looking for help. If this is your third, fourth, or Xth time suffering from a hamstring string, you are not the only one. We wrote an article called “Everything you need to know about your hamstring anatomy, movement, and injury from a Sports Medicine Physical Therapy Specialist” that will help set the foundation … Read More

 Why Having Pain is Like Having a Stroke (Part 1)

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Movement is movement.  There are no differences when the body is having trouble moving, whether it is due to pain or a major stroke.  Okay, I understand I am making a big exaggeration.  When you understand how to help people move and have done it successfully for many, I would like to share how your tension or pain is no … Read More

How to Exercise While in Pain (Part 1)

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Everyone knows that exercise is important.  Did you know that exercise impacts all but one system in your body?  Exercise makes you look and feel younger.  When you are in acute or chronic pain, there are no clear guidelines besides rest…and maybe more rest (until infinity and beyond).  Okay.  I have two children so I could not resist sneaking in … Read More

3 Knee Arthritis Exercises Prescribed by a Knee and Sports Medicine Rehab Specialist

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The knee architecture is deceiving in my journey of helping people stay active when dealing with knee pain.  Although the knee is simple in design it relies on your whole body to capture the functionality of the knee.   What I mean to say is that the knee is a victim of how you use your whole body: ankle/foot, hips, pelvis, spine, shoulder, head/neck and inner ear system.

How to Undo Butt (Gluteus Maximus Muscle) Amnesia or Just Get a Rear Lift

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Do you suffer from knee pain? back pain? neck pain? hip pain? ankle sprains or pain?  Do you want to walk up the stairs easier, carry your grandchildren, play golf or tennis with your friends, jump higher, move faster?  The gluteal region is important for everything but we sit on it all day long.  Technology and society makes it too convienent to not engage … Read More

Let The Lion Eat Me!

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“Let the lion eat me!” said a middle aged, well kept lady diagnosed with fibromyalgia. What?!!! Are you kidding me? I said in my head. I am suppose to teach her how to handle life’s curveball NOT throw me one. Shocked and confused what is the right response to that will be. “Ummm…” It took a brief moment for me to collect my thoughts but I responded “Let’s tame the lion instead and reconsider that later.”