#physicaltherapy #initialevaluation #physiotherapy #expectations #injuryprevention It’s been a while that something has been nagging at your joints. Maybe you remember when it happened. Maybe it came out of nowhere. Maybe it’s been on and off for the last 20 years. Or maybe you are just worried that something feels different and you don’t want it to build up to something worse. So you sign up for your first Physical Therapy session, but you have no idea what a physical therap
#physicaltherapy #Running #training #injuryprevention #injury #motivation Welcome Back!!! I have some new thoughts here for you today to build on what we talked about last week. The running world has so many facets to touch on I could make this a 10 part series and still not get to everything. Based on my experience with runners as patients, colleagues, and mentors: Here are some big thoughts to step up your training. Cadence and Stride Length So we understand that the most i
#physicaltherapy #Running #training #injuryprevention #injury #motivation After running my first marathon I had Bilateral IT band syndrome AND plantar fasciitis in both feet. I felt like my soul was torn from my body and I was ready to throw my running shoes out of the car on the way home. How could anyone want to do this over again?!?! Who would want to go through the grueling training, dietary restrictions, and constant inflammation AGAIN?!?! Well I did. But I made sure to
#health #fitness #training #motivation #physicaltherapy #mindfulness The fitness industry is worth more money then anyone is willing to count. It has spread it's reach into medical offices, schools and social media. While the messages it sends has sparked many to sign up for the gym and strive to get into better shape, it also has muddled what people should be doing to be healthy. This isn't a post about body image or self esteem because I'm not qualified to talk about that.
#painscience #physicaltherapy #pain #rehab #hurt #chronicpain People think the body receives a pain stimulus, that fires receptors, and sends a signal up a pathway to your brain, but actually there are no “pain signals” sent to the brain, nor “pain pathways” from the body to the brain. There aren’t even “pain receptors” in the body to begin with. Pain doesn’t exist in the body. It’s like how hunger has nothing to do with how much nutrients is in your body. You could be full t