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Stretch of the Week: Reclined Cobbler’s Stretch

Posted on by Rachel Lackowski
For the third week of January we will be performing an inner thigh stretch called the Reclined Cobbler's Stretch. Read More

Stronger than Yesterday: Getting F.I.T.T

Posted on by Kirstie Chase
After taking time to set your S.M.A.R.T. goals, it is time to use these goals to get F.I.T.T. F.I.T.T. is an acronym that was created to address many of the important questions people have about exercise programs. This principle can be applied directly to strength training. Using the F.I.T.T. principle in combination with S.M.A.R.T goals is a great way to cultivate confidence, generate accountability to goals and improve your physical prowess! Read More

7 Common Youth Basketball Injuries

Posted on by Sean Leninger, PT, DPT
Basketball is a popular sport amongst youth athletes, but the duration of the season in combination with the athleticism required by players can lead to injury. Read More

Stretch of the Week: Wide Legged Straddle with Wall Assist

Posted on by Rachel Lackowski
We are still targeting the inner thighs for January’s second weekly stretch. This week’s stretch is called the Wide Legged Straddle with wall assist. Read More

Stronger than Yesterday: Setting Strength Training Goals

Posted on by Kirstie Chase
A New Year can be unpredictable, but setting authentic goals combined with genuine pursuit can usher in the kinds of change and inspiration you are seeking. If becoming stronger and more confident are goals you have in mind, this post has tips to make it happen! Read More

5 Exercise Tips For the New Year

Posted on by Donald Smith
Many people decide that the start of the New Year is a good time to get in shape. They know that exercise helps them feel better mentally and physically, while also improving their strength, flexibility and endurance. What many don’t think about, however, is that exercise can hurt too. Read More

Sever’s Disease in Young Gymnasts

Posted on by Amy Bell, PT, DPT
Heel pain is common in young children and it can be attributed to a condition called Sever’s disease. Sever’s disease, which is also referred to as calcaneal apophysitis, is a result of inflammation of the growth plate of the heel. It is common in children who play sports that involve running or jumping, such as soccer, football, basketball and gymnastics. Gymnasts, however, are particularly affected due to the high level of jumping from a young age and because they are often barefoot when running and jumping. Read More

Stretch of the Week: Reclined Frog Stretch

Posted on by Rachel Lackowski
Happy 2017! To start off the New Year, we will be stretching the muscles of the inner thigh. Many people may experience tightness in this muscle group, also called Adductors. For the first week of January we will perform a Reclined Frog Stretch, which is a gentle stretch with a longer hold. Read More
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