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Physical therapists are uniquely qualified to help injured runners

February 12th, 2017

Why are physical therapists the ideal choice for treating your running injury? Because we are experts at movement analysis and exercise prescription. We also possess treatment tools adequate to heal nearly any running injury. Through walking and running gait analysis, we identify asymmetrical movement and provide correction. We suggest necessary exercises based upon strength and

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Vacuuming, a risky activity after back injury

January 18th, 2017

While it seems like a harmless house chore, vacuuming can be an irritating activity following a back injury. Throughout my career I’ve seen countless patients exacerbate their back problem because they felt well enough to “do some things around the house.” The problem results from a combination of trunk rotation (twisting) and forward bending, used

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The mileage bucket

January 8th, 2017

My number for last year was 2770. That’s the total number of miles I ran in 2016. It’s an increase of over 600 miles from the previous year, which is good. A couple of years ago, I went through old running logs and added up annual mileage over recent years. The numbers revealed a positive

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