Prep for Tomorrow

“Help me, help you.” This is what your body says every time you finish exercising in the hopes you will show it some TLC so it’s ready to go again tomorrow. More often than not we dismiss this suggestion and assume our bodies will magically repair themselves without any thought or effort. Then what happens? … Read More

Monster band Lateral Slides

In this post, I break down a drill that we  use for folks with varying pain or movement issues: The Monster Band Lateral Slide. Some important pieces to remember here: No matter what type of resistance you are using it is very important to continuously cue your clients to maintain the most strict spinal ‘alignment’ … Read More

The most complete rehab to performance move ever? The TGU

It might be one of the most underutilized moves in all of exercise or rehab but could be one of the most all inclusive and comprehensive movements to address the MAIN issues that we commonly see in athletes with pain: The poor ‘connection’ of the lower body to the upper body via the interspinal stabilization … Read More

Crazy glue, duct tape and…running?

Today’s post is the next piece of the running pie after previously discussing why strength training is so crucial to a runner’s routine. What is stabilization training you ask? It’s the glue and duct tape which maintains good posture and uses energy efficiently while we run. If you are unstable while running, you ask your … Read More

Running Medicine 2014 recap

I returned from the Running Medicine 2014 conference in Charlottesville, VA this past weekend armed not only with new information to help runners I work with and myself become better at what we love, but a better appreciation of how complex the health and medicine fields really are and how we’re always developing new research … Read More

Winter Sports Wrap-Up: Knee pain be gone! Spring is around the corner

If you were to ask any physical therapist about the safest sports for any particular joint there’d likely be a consensus opinion on many of them. Baseball players will eventually suffer from some shoulder or elbow pain. Basketball players struggle with knee and back pain from time to time while golfers might complain of elbow, … Read More