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Stretching To Prevent and Recover From Injuries: Does It Work?

Stretching To Prevent and Recover From Injuries: Does It Work?

January 19, 2021
Stretching is a natural part of all exercise. We stretch during gym class, before starting a group run, information during football practice. If kids don’t stretch they will never get the fancy Presidential Fitness bumper stickers for their parents. Should...
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People Are Not Cars: We Do Not Breakdown, We Adapt

People Are Not Cars: We Do Not Breakdown, We Adapt

January 14, 2021
Analogies are wonderful tools for expressing ideas and explaining otherwise complex information. They are common in healthcare as clinicians often used them to explain a diagnosis or treatment. While analogies can simplify information and build understanding, they can also create...
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Return to Sport: What To Expect after an Injury

Return to Sport: What To Expect after an Injury

December 17, 2020
When is it appropriate to return to the field after an injury? Millions of dollars ride on this question in the world of professional sports. Unfortunately, we often observe professional athletes and believe we can replicate the standards they set....
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We Need to Restore the Lost Art of the Clinical Examination

We Need to Restore the Lost Art of the Clinical Examination

December 3, 2020
Eliminating Wasteful Exams and Focusing on the Patient’s Needs Over the past several decades, healthcare providers have relied more on clinical special tests, laboratory tests, and imaging. Here’s the problem. Those tests don’t translate into better outcomes for patients. The...
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You Are Not Defined By Your MRI Results

You Are Not Defined By Your MRI Results

November 17, 2020
Our Bodies Are Resilient, Not Broken If you have ever received an MRI that showed herniation, degeneration, bone spurs, calcification, or a host of other concerning terms let me assure you that you are NOT broken. While the MRI is...
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How Do We Prevent Injuries?

How Do We Prevent Injuries?

November 10, 2020
Assessing return to sport and injury prevention models There is one surefire way to prevent sports injuries: don’t participate in sports. As that is an unsatisfactory solution for nearly every athlete, we need to look elsewhere.   Thus far, I...
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Why Regular Exercise Is So Important

Why Regular Exercise Is So Important

November 5, 2020
We know that exercise makes us healthier and more resilient. Exercise improves our fitness level, reduces our risk for many illnesses and diseases, and provides many psychological benefits. What is not often discussed is how exercise improves the efficiency and...
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What if I don’t like to Exercise?

What if I don’t like to Exercise?

October 20, 2020
Building a personalized and enjoyable approach to physical activity Do you enjoy exercise? If you do, great, you can skip to the physical therapy section. If you don’t, stick around for a couple of minutes. Motivation, interest, and enthusiasm are...
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What Causes Running Injuries?

What Causes Running Injuries?

October 13, 2020
News flash, runners injure themselves frequently. Making matters worse, they don’t stop running. One study following 161 runners preparing for either a half or full marathon found 9 out of 10 runners reported illness or a running-related injury leading up...
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