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My History with Lisfranc Injury (Tarsometatarsal ligament Injury): Ever since I was a kid, I have always loved playing basketball. I played throughout high school and junior college. I couldn’t get enough of the game! In May of 2018, I played at a recreational league and during one game,I planted my foot, changed direction too quickly, and felt a pop in my foot as I was going for a lay up. Almost immediately, I experienced pain and swelling and was unable to weight bear through my midfoot...
Posted on 2019-01-17
The Importance of The Bike Fit: Avoiding Low Back Pain   Whether it was getting a new bike for Christmas as a kid or buying a used bike online and teaching yourself in an empty parking lot, everyone can remember getting their first bike and taking that ride! It’s an amazing feeling to be able to get on a bike and discover the world around you. My love of riding started with my family’s weekly Sunday bike ride to the park as a kid.        If you’ve ...
Posted on 2019-01-10
Why You Need to Be “Fit to Run” Before Running To Get Fit… Chances are one of your New Year’s goals is to improve your fitness.  Most people either want to lose that stubborn belly fat, improve their energy, be more productive, or sleep better.  These are all side benefits (or side effects if you prefer) of exercise. Disproportionally, more people will take up running as a means to get fit more than any other form of exercise.  It’s cheap, you can ...
Posted on 2019-01-03
Is there an effective strength program for runners who hate the gym?   The long distance running community is not typically renowned for its love of gym sessions. Most runners just want to run and strength training is still commonly absent in training plans for the running season. The case for strength training may inadvertently not be helped by the overwhelming number of exercise protocols that bombard popular fitness publications and online sites. Many runners want to know if a sim...
Posted on 2018-09-05
When Can I Return to Exercising? The Timeline of Rotator Cuff Rehab – Advanced Phase (week 12-26)   It’s been three months since your rotator cuff surgery and hopefully your rehab timeline was on par with the average timeline. If all went to plan, you worked on passive shoulder range of motion, scapular isometrics and elbow/wrist active ROM during the early phase (weeks 1-6) and shoulder active range of motion, scapular strengthening and rotator cuff isometrics during the inte...
Posted on 2018-08-28
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