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The Golf Swing

The Golf Swing By Christina Saia, PT, DPT, NASM-CPT   Swinging a golf club is a complex movement that requires a great deal of mobility and strength within multiple areas of the body. In order to optimize your golf swing, especially when returning from an...

Ergonomics for Life

Ergonomics for Life By: Evan Healy PT, DPT, CSCS   Over the past few years our work lives have changed. Many jobs that were once requiring in person office time, have now shifted towards a hybrid or fully remote position. The most common injuries we see...

Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome

   Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome by Olga Gelina McDonough, PT, DPT, MPH Do you have pain in your knee while increasing the frequency of your activity? If so, you may have Patellofemoral Syndrome, also known as Runner’s Knee. Patellofemoral Syndrome is one of the...

Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Massage (IASTM)

Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Massage (IASTM): A Tool for Relieving Pain and Improving Range Of Motion by Christian Reyes, PT, DPT, CSCS IASTM is becoming a popular strategy for reducing levels of neuromusculoskeletal pain. Evidence has been emerging that...

Postpartum Return to Running

Postpartum Return to Run Rachel Cortright, PT, DP Postpartum women can absolutely return to activities participated in prior to pregnancy, running included, and goal-setting should reflect this. There are just a few things to consider prior to beginning a “return...

Ski Preparation!

Preparing for Ski SeasonChristina Saia, PT, DPT, NASM-CP With ski season approaching, it is really important to evaluate your readiness to return to this high-level sport!  Alpine skiing places a large muscular demand on the quadriceps, hamstrings, gluteal muscles,...

Spring Past Your Injury

  Spring is here, and with it comes the excitement of marathon season. Runners around the world have run races like the Boston Marathon, and many have been training hard for months. However, for some, injury can get in the way of their training, making it...

COVID Long Haulers

Over the last year and a half, we have all been affected by COVID-19 in some way. Those who have been infected and survive should return to a symptom-free, relatively normal life within a few weeks. In fact, over half of non hospitalized patients are symptom-free...

Back to School: How to Prevent Sports Injuries

Coming back to a new school year for some may not only mean returning to school but also returning to sports. I’m sure you have heard your coaches, parents, or teammates mentioning the importance of warming up and cooling down.  Why are they important you may ask?...

All About Running Shoes

“What kind of running shoes should I buy?” With various brands, hundreds of models, and thousands of styles, researching this question may be daunting for many. It is a challenge to discern whether a brand of shoes has vital, cutting edge technology or if their...

Lumbopelvic What?

Spring is in the air and the pressure is officially on to get those winter bods “beach ready”. Specifically, for some, that means focusing on trimming down that stubborn tummy bulge to reveal the glorified six-pack. But those Baywatch drool-worthy abdominals should...

Boxing +Rotator Cuff Injuries

Have you found yourself getting bored with the typical gym routine? Is the treadmill life or lifting weights no longer bringing you the excitement it once did? Well, look no further than boxing! Boxing classes and hitting bags are some of the hottest and most...

Born to run – A Perspective into Running Mechanics

Many runners may remember the book Born to Run by Christopher McDougall. McDougall’s tale of the Tarahumara and their passion for endurance running. This tale convinced many runners to question what footwear was best for their sport. The book also glamorized...