What kind of sneaker is right for you?

What kind of sneaker is right for you?

Often times body pain originates from the the feet up. If your foundation isn’t stable, level, and properly aligned, you risk increased ground reaction force impacting your joints and spine. Here are tips regarding foot types, gait types, and shoe…

Rapid fire education for the weekend warrior

Rapid fire education for the weekend warrior

Are you a hero of the modern world? Are you busy working all week only to find yourself squeezing your exercises in on Saturday and Sunday? Deconditioning, inflexibility, and poor biomechanics put you at risk for injury.  This post is…

Alleviate that nagging hip pain

Hip diagnoses most often seen are ITB syndrome, hip bursitis, and hip osteoarthritis. All are inflammatory conditions but their presentations differ in location, severity, and presentation. ITB syndrome is generally painful post-exercise due to overuse and can be along the…

Top 5 exercises for Sciatica

Top 5 exercises for Sciatica

The sciatic nerve is a large nerve that starts in the lower back and travels down the proximal leg. When the nerve is irritated, compressed, or impinged, symptoms often present as radiating numbness, tingling, pain, or weakness. Pain associated with…

Get Back on Your Feet After an Ankle Sprain

Get Back on Your Feet After an Ankle Sprain

Ankle sprains are more commonplace than any of would like. They occur when the ligaments on the inside or outside of the ankle are overstressed and occasionally even torn. This leads to swelling, inflammation, and joint instability which makes walking,…

Guide to Alleviating Knee Pain due to Arthritis

Guide to Alleviating Knee Pain due to Arthritis

Joint stiffness and pain, associated with arthritis, commonly affects men and women over 45 years old. Those “creaky, old knees” can make getting out of bed, walking, and performing daily tasks difficult. Here are some exercises to try first thing in the…

Top 4 Exercises for Tennis Elbow

Top 4 Exercises for Tennis Elbow

Lateral Epicondylitis (also known as tennis elbow) is an overuse injury, usually attributed to repetitive motion. Commonly seen in 30-50 year olds with physical work requirements,  pain often presents on the outside of the elbow as a dull, achy throb or…

Alleviate Your Stiff Neck: Snap Back After a Bad Night of Sleep!

Alleviate Your Stiff Neck: Snap Back After a Bad Night of Sleep!

Figuratively waking up on the wrong side of the bed can literally be painful! Don’t let a bad night of sleep ruin your day. Here are a few exercises to restore neck motion and flexibility so you can be on…

5 Exercises to Stop Those Frequent Headaches!

5 Exercises to Stop Those Frequent Headaches!

Do you suffer from frequent headaches or migraine symptoms? You’re not alone! At least 75% of Americans suffer from some form of headache each year. Did you know that partaking in a regular stretching program can help restore proper muscular…

Office Worker's Guide to Stretching and Ergonomics

Office Worker’s Guide to Stretching and Ergonomics

Do you spend your 40-hour work week tied to a desk and chair? If so you’re like many Americans. The downfall of computer based work is the compromise it subjects the body to. We’ve all seen studies and articles in the…