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

7 Tips for Dealing with Tight Hip Flexors

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About 80 percent of the U.S. population suffers from lower back pain at some point. Tight hip flexors may be part of the problem. Your hip flexors can be tight from sitting for long periods, jogging, and cycling.  Don’t let tight hip flexors ruin your exercise routine or make you uncomfortable. Here are seven tips to do with tight hip flexors. Are … Read More

Everything you need to know about your hamstring anatomy, movement, and injury from a Sports Medicine Physical Therapy Specialist.

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We are starting a comprehensive guide to helping you to understand your body from a movement and Orthopedic science perspective. Your Hamstring Muscles are on the top 5 muscles of a misunderstood muscle group in your body. We are starting a comprehensive guide to helping you to understand your body from a movement and Orthopedic science perspective. Your Hamstring Muscles … Read More

Sacroiliac Joint Dysfunction 101 and FIVE Exercises for Sacroiliac Joint Pain.

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You have lower back pain. You are looking to determine what condition do you have and how do you help yourself. Sacroiliac joint dysfunction should be one on the list for you and your Spine Specialist to rule out or in. We will end with a few stabilization exercises for your sacroiliac joint pain. Here is what you will get … Read More

Running 101: Debunking the Myth of Running and Arthritis

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It is almost spring, and this is the time when people come out of hibernation to start running.  Our first article on running titled “Instruction Manual on How to Run Like Tony Starks (Iron Man)” details why one should be fit to run rather than running to stay fit.  If you desire a healthy run, the article elaborates how to address your … Read More

Instruction Manual on How to Run Like Tony Starks (Iron Man)

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Running is great for the body and easy to incorporate anytime you choose.  The biggest issue is running with this mindset sets up our body to fail.  It results in runner’s knee, shin splint, ITB syndrome, stress fractures, and other orthopedic issues that I treat throughout the year.  The motto “you have to be fit to run and not run … Read More

Heel Thy Pain (for Plantar Fasciitis and Achilles Tendonitis)

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Do you dread walking in the morning because of heel pain (especially in the first few steps)?  Is your heel pain slowing you down?  You are most likely dealing with a condition called plantar fasciitis, which affects up to 2 million Americans each year.  This is staggering but I believe will rise due to social norms and habits.  Fortunately, this … Read More

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