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October 30, 2019

Athletes suffer injuries every day. My job essentially depends on it. General aches and pains are a routine occurrence that will occur no matter the preventative measures. Most can be managed with treatment such as manual therapy, mobility exercises, and stability trai...

October 29, 2019

I understand filling out paperwork can be a complete pain in the ass. Rarely do people want to take the time to provide a complete history, even when they have the ability to fill it out on their phone while watching old reruns of King of Queens. Unfortunately, the Dev...

July 15, 2019

A discussion with a patient last week prompted a kick in the ass to get this blog back on track. He wanted to continue exercising at the gym even with his recent onset of low back pain. This is not another post regarding how sit-ups are bad for your back - a quick goog...

July 24, 2017

Ain’t nothing like health

A patient said that to me a few months back. I laughed but the comment stuck with me. The sexy leg picture is my own. A recent bike race was going all too well until it came to an abrupt end. Now I'm laid up and all I want to do is be able to m...

November 22, 2016

Low back pain in the morning is commonly caused by swelling of discs while lying in bed. The Cat Camel exercise can reduce disc height to reduce pain.

January 4, 2016


Many people know shoe selection can affect their ability to run. Today I am not writing about which running shoe will prevent an achilles injury but explaining how the shoes that we use on a daily basis can affect our achilles tendon health. High heeled shoes cause a...

May 18, 2015

Fairly often I have a patient that states “I stretch all day long and I still feel tight.” The obvious solution for many seems to search stretches for the affected body part and keep working. Muscles become tight for a reason. Every muscle in the body crosses at least...

April 23, 2015

Many runners at some point in time will experience pain commonly referred to as shin splints. Shin splints are typically referred to by location of pain or dysfunction. Like any injury, far too often the area of discomfort becomes the area of focus. Strain of the tibia...

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