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Aerobic Fitness and Injury Risk

A great deal of research has emerged in the past decade that shows a correlation between aerobic fitness levels and injury risk.  This research has studied populations of elite athletes, firefighters, and Army trainees, and discovered that those with lower aerobic fitness levels are more prone to musculoskeletal injury in their given vocation or sport. Aerobic fitness has at times…

Balancing our Body

Our bodies do amazing work to keep countless variables in check without us even knowing.  There really is something to the yogic ideal of achieving balance in one’s life—scientifically speaking this attempt to achieve balance is seen across many different systems within the body allowing us to thrive in a state of homeostasis.   Homeostasis is the perfect balance that our…

Back Facts

Low back pain is a common complaint that we often see and treat in our clinic. There are a variety of myths that the general population needs to be aware of regarding low back pain which could actually help calm anxiety and fear associated with back pain. Below are 10 facts about low back pain supported by quality, scientific research….

7 Quick and Easy Stretches for Golfers

During these freezing cold and dreary days, it’s the perfect time to start daydreaming about sunshine and hitting the links!  Golf season is right around the corner and we want to makes sure you have the tools you need to shake off the winter rust and get right back into the “swing” of things!  We came up with a few…

Research on People in Love

Did you know that there is a TON of research about people in love?  Scientists have concluded that love is SO complex that studies need to be focused not only on the psychology of love but the biological and philosophical aspects as well.  So when people mark “It’s complicated” under their relationship status on social media, they aren’t lying! Check…

4 Tips to Keep Your Child Optimistic After a Sports Injury

Injuries can happen to anyone.  But, when it is your own child, it can be really tough!  Knowing how to support your youth athlete when they sustain an injury that keeps them sidelined for a long period of time can make the recovery a little easier for them and for you! Recovering from injury, especially one that takes weeks or…

Why Try the Pose Method for Your Running Injury?

The Pose Method of running is effective largely because much of its injury-prevention recommendations are consistent with those of academics who have conducted running gait research in laboratories.  Theoretically, it also promotes gait mechanics that respect the laws of nature and facilitate better management and use of the forces involved in running which can lead to reduced impact forces and…

Research on How to Stay Comfortable At Work

In a recent article titled, “It’s Time to Have a Rest: How Do Break Types Affect Muscular Activity and Perceived Discomfort During Prolonged Sitting at Work,” researchers used electromyographic (EMG) studies of the trapezius and lattisimus dorsi during 2 hours of sedentary work (EMG = assessing electrical activity in skeletal muscle). They divided the intervention groups into passive break (participants…

How to Avoid More Snow on Your Driveway After the Plow Comes Through!

Don’t you get frustrated AFTER you have spent all the time and effort in shoveling your driveway AND THEN the snow plow comes through and it piles up AGAIN at the end of your driveway?!!! OH, AND this snow that is pushed back to the end of your driveway is often heavier with chunks of ice mixed into it so…

3 Exercises To Do After Getting Your COVID-19 Vaccine (Or Any Shot!)

One of the most common side effects for the COVID-19 vaccine is pain or tenderness at the injection site. When we are experiencing pain or discomfort, our first instinct is to not move the body part that is hurting. However, we must move to improve! It is important to “teach” your body that it is okay to move by slowly…