By Brian Beatty | The challenge of rehab is finding this “just right / Goldilocks” amount of load, of knowing when to stop.
By Brian Schiff Have you ever been running and suddenly experienced intense pain or cramp deep in the lower leg? In many cases, this sudden onset of sharp, stabbing pain forces runners to halt their run and hobble back to their car or home. Every step can be painful
By Smruti Shah, DPT, OCS When I started practicing PT ten years ago, every runner wanted orthotics to either treat or prevent injury. I would measure and cast at least one patient a week. Orthotics were considered the cure-all for running injuries. Jump forward to today and fewer runners
By Rob Schneider Did you know that after the age of 30 we lose .5-1% of our muscle mass? How about a decrease in our nerve conduction by 1 m/s every 10 years? How about a decline in the levels of testosterone by about 1% a year after age
By Norah Cetin Many U.S. cities are seeing an increase in bicycle commuters, according to a U.S. Census Bureau. From 2000 to 2013, bicycle commuting rates in bicycle friendly communities increased 105%. In addition, indoor cycling classes are one of the top group exercises in North America and around
SUSTAINABILITY OF YOU – Are You Training to Competency or Incompetency? The Peter Principle of Exercise
By Brian Beatty We all want to train to perform at our best; however, we may unknowingly be training for a level of minimal competency. Knowing how hard to push and when to stop in exercise and training is a critical variable. As we start a new year, it
By Brian Beatty When we keep track of many important items, we develop inventory lists or checklists to scan and make sure critical things are not overlooked. The checklist brings our attention to little things that could have larger negative impacts in the future, if overlooked. The same concept