How many of you have taken a group fitness class like Peloton strength, Barre, Orange Theory, Group Fitness Classes etc and thought you were “strength training”? Probably a lot, and if this is the case, then good for you because these are great ways to exercise and build...Read More
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Spring is here and we’re all hoping to get back to so many activities we may have missed out on last year. To ensure that you have the best Spring ever playing golf, tennis, running, gardening, vacationing and spending time with your family, it is important that you...Read More
Exercise…That is the answer!
Exercise… That is the answer! Miriam Hillman, PT, DPT, CKTP A recent study published this past February reviewed findings of 35 clinical trials of 6,000 patients using anti-inflammatory pain relieving drugs. This study found that “compared to placebo, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDS) do not provide a clinically...Read More
One Sport is not enough!
One Sport is not enough! Nicholas Matthes PT, DPT, CSCS Does your child play one sport year round? If yes, STOP! It turns out specializing in one sport at a young age is not good for the safety or athletic career of your child. A recent Sports...Read More
Avoiding Knee Surgery
Avoiding Knee Surgery Paul Kochoa, PT, DPT, OCS, CGFI The February edition of AARP Magazine featured an article on knee pain and how to avoid knee replacement surgery. They listed several strategies to try before opting for surgery: Avoid jumping, running, and high impact workouts. Lose...Read More
Are you suffering from AMPS…we can help you! Miriam Hillman PT, DPT, CKTP Amplified Musculoskeletal Pain Syndrome (AMPS) is a very painful medical condition which affects children. This syndrome can cause pain anywhere in the body. These episodes of pain can be intermittent or constant and can...Read More
Geriatric weight lifting
Geriatric weight lifting Paul Kochoa, PT, DPT, OCS, CGFI Lifting weights or pumping iron… by any name, does not conjure up an elderly individual. Generally, when discussing weight lifting or weight training, people will associate this with a younger population, not with someone over 65 years old, much...Read More
Your squat is not my squat
Your squat is not my squat Paul Kochoa, PT, DPT, OCS, CGFI The squat is a basic, functional movement pattern that I teach to most of my patients. The other day in the fitness center, I saw a member squatting with some good range of motion. His...Read More
Can You Roll?
Can You Roll? MICHELLE MILLNER, PT, DPT, OCS Six pack abs. The ability to do a 1 minute plank. The ability to perform a heavy lift. Most people think of these as signs of a strong core. But what if I told you all of those things...Read More
Resistance Training on Vacation: Vacation Self Help Kit Part 3 MICHELLE MILLNER, PT, DPT, OCS Resistance training has been shown to have significant benefits for the body. From a purely musculoskeletal aspect, resistance training has been shown to increase bone, muscle, tendon, and ligament strength and toughness. Additionally,...Read More