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Training for 5K, mud runs : It’s not all about running!

This time of year people start signing up for all of the runs, 5Ks, 10 milers, mud runs, in order to motivate them to get in shape.  The summer and…

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Balance : Cannot be improved by wearing a wrist band

It amazes me that a now bankrupt company still has its loyal followers.  I want their marketing team because that is all they have, expert marketers, not a product that…

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The Core: What is it?

You can’t open up a web page or a fitness magazine without seeing the word ‘core’ and reading articles written about the core.  Unfortunately most people do not understand exactly…

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Hey Moms: Watch Your Back!

As moms we are constantly pulled in many different directions, mentally and physically.  Coming from someone who has 3 young children and runs her own company I know the days…

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Is your cell phone causing you to have headaches?

At least once a day I have to tell someone in my clinic to put the cell phone down as they are talking on it shrugging their shoulder to their…

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Concussion Prevention

I recently had a discussion with a high school football coach and asked him what he did to prevent against catastrophic injury.  To which he responded that he does various…

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Common Running Injuries

With the new year upon us, people are trying to hold to their New Year’s Resolutions, of which many people include ‘getting in shape’ as one of theirs.  For whatever…

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What is Sciatica?

As my dad always used to say if I had a nickel for every time…. That phrase applies nicely to this diagnosis, if I had a nickel every time I saw…

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Proper Footwear – Yes it is important!

Most of us are overwhelmed by the amount of footwear choices on the market today, and why shouldn’t you be there are entire stores with just sneakers!  Choosing the right…

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Arthritis and Exercise

For years the misconception has been that if you have arthritis you should not exercise, you don’t want to make the pain worse.  Research though has proven that this is…

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