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Postpartum Recovery

In the era of celebrity return to fitness and flat tummies within what feels like one day postpartum, there is a lot of pressure for women to feel that that is ‘normal,’ potentially leading to the belief one’s body is less capable if the same does not happen. In truth, it is well documented that [...]

By |July 16th, 2018|Exercises, Physical Therapy, Prevention|0 Comments

Foam Rolling: The Ins and Outs Based on your Goals!

Foam rolling calf If anyone knows me, they know I'm a fan of the foam roller.  If I had to write this blog in emojis, it would be filled with hearts and rainbows and unicorns and blushing smileys with jazz hands.   Being a physical therapist, coach and runner, I have witnessed it's usefulness with my patients [...]

By |July 16th, 2018|Exercises, Physical Therapy, Prevention|0 Comments

Low Back Pain and Core Training

If you are suffering from low back pain, you are not alone. Studies show that 80% of people will have low back pain in their lifetime and at any given moment 31 million Americans will be experiencing this pain. In fact, low back pain is the leading cause of disability throughout the world. Although low [...]

By |November 8th, 2016|Back Pain, Exercises|0 Comments

To Stretch or Not to Stretch, That is the Question.

Stretching has long been questioned as an important part of an exercise routine. After all, often stretching doesn’t feel like exercise, it can be slightly uncomfortable, and it takes some time (who has time to sit and touch your toes when you have a coffee date waiting?!). Thus in lies the great debate: to stretch [...]

By |November 2nd, 2016|Exercises, Physical Therapy|0 Comments

Falls Prevention in the Aging Adult

Preventing falls is a crucial aspect to health and safety in the older adult. According to the CDC, each year one in every three Americans over the age of 65 fall and over 2 million people are treated in emergency departments due to injuries from falls, with an estimated $34 billion dollars spent on medical [...]

Ankle Sprain 101

Ankle sprains are a common athletic injury that has a propensity for high reoccurrence. Did you know approximately one-third of all athletic injuries occur at the ankle? Ankle sprains have one of the highest reoccurrence rates of all injuries at up to 73% in athletic individuals. These numbers may be even higher as only about [...]

By |July 21st, 2016|Exercises, Physical Therapy|0 Comments