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From conception through delivery, the body does remarkable things to provide a safe environment in which the baby can grow and develop. 

During that same time, the combination of hormonal and postural changes can wreak havoc on a woman's body if she's not prepared for...

A pelvic imbalance is a most common condition and easily treated.  This is a cause of poor posture, lifting incorrectly, poor daily habits, and weak core cause muscles to become imbalanced and weak. The result of the continued imbalance results in chronic back pain, di...

September 29, 2016

If so then I can help.

Quick bit of Anatomy

Sandwiched between your lower back and the top of your legs you have your pelvis. For simplicity sake imagine this is a square box.  The muscles running up the back of your upper legs (hamstrings) are attached to the bottom bac...

Knee braces, ankle braces, back braces, elbow braces, wrist braces. Need I say more? I'm sure you see them everywhere you go.  You see them at the gym. Maybe a co-worker is wearing one. People walking down the street are wearing them. We are surrounded by them. They ma...

January 24, 2016

First, what exactly is Runner's Knee or Patellofemoral pain syndrome (PFPS)? It doesn't matter if you are a runner or not, it can strike any athlete that requires a lot of knee bending, such as walking, biking, or jumping. It causes an aching pain around the kneecap. I...

December 13, 2015

In the article in Men’s Fitness, “The Six Biggest Trend Shifts in Fitness” by Adam Bornstein, he talks about the different trends and about how to make your workouts better. 

 

It states, “Movement—simply, being able to move athletically and without restriction—is b...

November 25, 2015

First Assess your Squat.  With a Barbell on your back, look at yourself in a mirror or have someone else video or watch you, and watch yourself squat. Then anwser any of these questions:

 

Are your feet parallel? Does one evert more than the other? Ar...

November 8, 2015

 

1. Upon arrival, I will have you fill out some forms for medical history and wellness.  This will help me understand your current condition and background history.  

 

2. I will palpate all of your bony landmarks and take static pictures of you and analysis th...

October 11, 2015

Why would you do a posture assessment prior to working out? What does it matter what my posture is like before I go to a class or even do any strength training workout? Did you know that if your posture violates a horizontal or vertical plane, you are more than likely...

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