70% of Runners will get injured this year Runners are a unique breed that will do anything to improve their perofrmance. They will buy the newest shoes, massage guns, normatec boots, goos, etc. However, there is one thing they will do at all cost….. AVOID THE WEIGHT ROOM. This lack of committment to the weight […]
Should Patients Continue with a Wellness Plan Following The Completion of Physical Therapy?: MythBuster Monday
Physical Therapy is a catalyst for keeping people moving following an injury. However, due to current limitations in the system, Physical Therapist are typically unable to fully correct the underlying causes of an individuals injuries. Under the current limitations Physical Therapy can serve as a powerful tool to lead people to long term health. This is where a quality wellness plan can become incredibly important in building upon the gains we have made during Physical Therapy. If you are interested in my Wellness coaching options please reach out and we can set up a free consultation.
Should Physical Therapy School Curriculum Include Strength and Conditioning? The American Physical Therapy Association(APTA) describes Physical Therapist as movement experts who improve quality of life through prescribed exercise, hands on care and patient education. As I finish my last few weeks of didactic course work for Physical Therapy School, while simultaneously studying for my practice […]
Shoe Review: Saucony Triumph 18 Category- Neutral Daily Trainer-Premium Cushioning Weight-9.7 oz(W), 11.1(M) Heal to Toe Drop: 8 mm Stack Height (Heel/toe): 32.5 mm (Heel), 24.5 mm (Forefoot) Preferred Surfaces: Track and Road Cost: $150 My quick Opinion: Most of the serious runners I work with have made the triumph their go to shoe to […]
For all of you that don’t want to read, The answer is if you are a healthy individual with properly functioning Kidneys and Livers, Creatine is extremely safe and effective. History of Creatine Creatine was first discovered in 1832, as a natural compound that plays an important role in cellular energy homeostasis. Creatine stores are […]
Shoe Review: Brooks Ghost 13 Category- Neutral Daily Trainer Weight- 8.8 oz (W), 10.1 oz (M) Heal to Toe Drop: 12 mm Stack Height (Heel/toe): 35 mm (Heel), 23 mm (Forefoot) Preferred Surfaces: Track and Road Cost: $130 My quick Opinion: As one of the most popular and beloved running shoes on the market, the […]
How Does Caffeine Give Us Energy: MythBuster Monday Americans drinks over 400 MILLION Coffees each and everyday; with 64% of United States adults drinking coffee on a daily basis. For most of us, we do not feel alert until we have had our morning coffee. The reason coffee is so potent at increasing is […]
Shoe: Hoka Bondi 7 Category- Premium Cushion “Neutral”/I would argue more support Weight- Men sz 10.5 (10.7 Oz)/ Women’s sz 7.5 (8.9 oz) Heal to Toe Drop: 4 mm Stack Height (Heel/toe): 31/27 mm (W), 33/29 mm (M) Preferred Surfaces: Track/Road/Concrete Cost: $150 My quick opinion: In the beginning of Covid, every healthcare worker was […]
The myth that strength training will make “Stiff” and “Bulky” was the common belief in athletic populations throughout much of the 20th century. This continued to be the belief in sports such as golf and dance until recent years. Although, most athletic communities have accepted that strength training’s benefits far outweigh the thought to cons; with the main con being that strength training will make you muscle bound. However, recent research has shown Strength Training as an effective intervention for improved flexibility.
1. Increase your step rate(cadence) by 10% 2. Increase the frequency of training and decrease length of each training session 3. Avoid running downhill and stairs and then slowly start to implement them back in 4. Incorporate Run/Walk Intervals 5. Ensure you are recovering properly(sleeping, eating, etc) 6.Focus on doing heavy strengthening of quads and […]
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