ILIOTIBIAL BAND SYNDROME: WHAT IS IT & WHAT YOU CAN DO
March 7, 2018
ITBS is a common overuse running injury. The IT band (who wrongly gets most of the attention) is a dense band, made of fibrous connective tissue, that connects the hip to the lower leg, while also crossing the lateral (outside) of the knee, providing stability in the process.
HOW TO PROPERLY WARM UP BEFORE A RUN
Feb. 15, 2018
If you are like some runners you prepare for your run by quickly bending over, touching your toes, then standing up and grabbing your foot behind your low back. If you are like MOST runners, you don't even do that!
R.I.C.E May Have Been A-L.I.E
Feb. 2, 2018
If you have ever rolled an ankle, pulled a hamstring, or thrown a ball too hard a few too many times you have probably heard of and used RICE. You remember... Rest, Ice, Compression, Elevation!
Running Into The Ages
Jan. 19, 2018
There are many myths about the effects of running on your body as we age, some positive, some negative, many rooted in hearsay. Most of the negative remarks we hear about running as we age often come from ‘non-runners’...
How the big 3 can decrease low back pain...
Sept. 21, 2017
If you are among the estimated 50% of all athletes who experience recurrent low back pain, don’t stress, there are exercises that can help…and a couple you should probably avoid..
7 Things you need to know about dry needling
Feb 13, 2017
The more we study dry needling, the more we understand its benefit and expand its use in the treatment of musculoskeletal injuries. Addressing everything from low back pain, migraines, and sports injuries; dry needling proves beneficial...
importance of hip internal & external rotation
Aug 26, 2016
As I near my 2 year mark in clinical practice, you start to realize trends. Sometimes these trends solidify what we already know, align greatly with what we are already practicing, and allow us to continue down the beaten path..