Blog Talk – Hamstring Strains (Episode 4)
Hamstring Strains. Blog Talk. Episode 4 Hamstring strains are one of the most stubborn injuries to heal. But the good news is that they CAN heal. However, it doesn’t involve a lot of stretching or resting. It takes active recovery, some dedication and time to truly heal these bothersome strains. Episode 4 is our first…Read More
Hamstring Strains: For the Love…Don’t Stretch!
Hamstring strains are one of the most annoying injuries to heal and rehab. If you’ve ever had one or are currently dealing with one, I know your nodding your head “yes.” It hurts to sit, walk, run, bend over, climb stairs and squat. It’s an injury that feels like it will never go away. But,…Read More
Unexplained Body Pain: Muscle Atrophy and Fascia
The X-ray is normal. The MRI is negative. Every doctor visit leads you to more confusion and less answers as they say: “I’m not sure why you’re in pain.” So, they move you along. Not because they don’t care, but likely because they may not know. If the diagnostic tests, medical screens, blood work-up and…Read More
Foam Rolling: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly
Foam rolling has become one of the most popular exercise tools in the sports and rehab world. At some point, most of us have found ourselves rolling up and down this piece of styrofoam hoping for pain relief or improved muscle flexibility. We may have even had short-term relief. But, let’s be honest. Most of us have…Read More
Do You Deadlift?
Maybe the better question is: Should You Deadlift? I have had many conversations about the Deadlift in my career. People LOVE to use this as a main-stay conditioning exercise. But, as PT who specializes in prevention, the Deadlift is just not a favorite of mine. Because Deadlift is intrinsically bad? NO, not all. The fact…Read More