Running Gait Analysis

How to train harder running and avoid injury? Are you a beginner runner and you want to go longer or run faster? Are you an experienced runner but want to get to the next level? Do you want to train harder but avoid injury? If so, consider a Running Gait Analysis! A Running Gait Analysis…

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Step Outside to Walk or Run

People enjoy walking or running for a number of reasons. For many, it’s a simple form of exercise. For some, it’s about ‘the freedom of the road’ and ‘being one with nature’, while others find it an effective way to decrease stress. Walking or running helps condition the body and improve blood circulation. Regular walking…

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It’s about time to get out your old snow shovel!

Winter weather is right around the corner which means it is time to pull out the old snow shovel and get moving! Shoveling snow is no easy task, burning up to 230 calories or so every half hour is a lot of hard work. After, your body is tired and sore leaving you feeling stiff…

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How To Enjoy the Weekend and Survive Without Injuries

It’s important to be physically active, and avoid injuries at the same time. This is especially important for a ‘weekend warrior’. If you are sedentary, it’s extremely important to plan ahead in order to avoid exercise-related injuries. After all, the human body cannot go from ‘inactive’ mode to ‘weekend warrior’ mode in an instant. Exercise…

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LATERAL EPICONDYLITIS PHYSICAL THERAPY MANAGEMENT

Tennis elbow is not restricted to those who play tennis. It is a condition in which tendon damage causes soreness or pain around the outside of the elbow or the lateral epicondyle. The symptoms of tennis elbow are noticeable when the palm is turned upward. Damage to the tendons in the forearm makes wrist movements…

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Heel Pain And How Physical Therapy Can Help!

Have you ever experienced heel pain for no apparent reason? One of the causes of pain in your heel is a condition called plantar fasciitis. It is caused by inflammation of the plantar fascia, the tissue connecting the heel bone to the toes. The plantar fascia serves as a “shock absorber” for the arch of…

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