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How to Improve your Unique Running Form. By McKenzie Redd, DPT With the beginning of the New Year, January often means the beginning of new resolutions, most often related to health and fitness goals. Running is a common activity incorporated into new resolutions, however it is also one that can involve injuries, setbacks, and if not done correctly. Most running injuries are related to change in activity, whether that's overuse or increase in mileage ran. However running form plays a significa...
Posted on 2020-01-10
By Marc Lambert, DPT             These days most of use are heavy to moderate users of electric devices, primarily smart phones. It is estimated that about 773A2Fwww.theguardian.com2Fshortcuts2Fnov2Ftext-neck-how-smartphones-damaging-our-spines&psig=AOvVaw2C_hi4RJmqVgQS19zB0FaN&ust=1568238707008055
Posted on 2019-09-18
. Strength Training for Runners. By K. Ryan Petersen, DPT, CSCS It has been a long-held belief that lifting weights will “bulk up” runners with unwanted muscle mass that will hinder their running abilities.  Or that it will negatively impact their cardiovascular endurance. This is just not true. In fact, a targeted weight training program can produce a host of beneficial adaptations for runners’ bodies.  A growing collection of research supports the use of weight...
Posted on 2019-08-12
. How Balance Affects You.. -Cade Searle, DPT, Vestibular Certified Today I’d like to take some time to write about balance. Being a physical therapist, this is one aspect of what I do every day to help people move and function better. Balance tends to decline as we get older, but there is a difference between “normal” and “abnormal” ageing when it comes to our ability to balance and stay upright. Maintaining good balance is critical to decrease the risk of fall...
Posted on 2019-07-12
The Transverse Abdominus:. Our Low Back’s Best Friend!. By: Sami Ashenbrener, DPT. As a physical therapist, there is one phrase I find myself saying over and over each day, and that is “engage your core.” You have probably heard this phrase said at group fitness classes, when at the gym, or when watching online workout videos.  This phrase is mentioned when people are talking about lifting mechanics and posture. “Engage your core” seems to get used a lot...
Posted on 2019-06-11
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