Before I tell you Mike's story, have you ever thought or said out loud, “can anything help fix my back pain?” You’re not the only person who feels nothing will help relieve your pain. You’re not … [Read more...] about The pain was so severe he was taking pain relievers everyday
With winter and snow upon is we have to get out and clean up the stuff. Sure it is usually not too bad doing it, but what about the next day. Sore low back and a stiff shoulder sound familiar? These … [Read more...] about Snow Shoveling. Winter Aches and Pains.
Everybody always follows up on their New Year’s Resolutions right? Well the number is about 8% that are actually completed, but why is the number so low. Let’s check out a few of the most common ones … [Read more...] about New Years Resolution
Dance injuries? That doesn’t happen! Well…maybe sometimes. Having been a dancer myself for 16 years, I’m very familiar with the probability of injuries occurring throughout a dancers’ career. Ballet … [Read more...] about Are you setting yourself up for a dance injury?
Welcome readers! Today I am writing about a very important, but generally private subject among women. The topic is “stress urinary incontinence,” or leaking a little bit of pee when you cough, … [Read more...] about “Help! I pee when I sneeze!”
Can you do a “Turkish Get Up”? Want to know how? Really. You have never heard of the Turkish Get Up (TGU)? Wait. You’ve never done one! Well are you in for a treat today. Here is a movement … [Read more...] about The Turkish Get Up!
Do you know how to attack the 6 kinds of Stress? Last time we discussed the 6 types of primary stressors: physical, chemical, electromagnetic, mental/psychological, nutritional and thermal. Now for … [Read more...] about Stress Part 2
Did you know there are six kinds of Stress? If you are stressed out, please raise your hand. Okay you can all set them down now. Both of them. I know that most people are stressed out and everybody … [Read more...] about Stress Part 1
[quote author="Rob Spade PT, DPT"]I couldn’t even run 10 feet![/quote] As I started training for my first triathlon in the summer on 2009, when I was 24, I bought myself a new and expensive pair of … [Read more...] about Rob Spade: The Running Blog
1. High heels and flip flops; great choice. 2. Bend all the way forward and twist. 3. Sit-ups, 100, now! 4. You will probably hurt like that forever. 5. Don’t move! Physical … [Read more...] about Five Things a Good Physical Therapist Won’t Say