Preventing Pickleball’s Most Common Injuries

There are many unlucky people out there who are unaware that pickleball exists. For those of you lucky enough to know about pickleball and, even better, for those of you who play pickleball, this blog post may be of great value to you. When I mention the game to friends and peers of mine I…

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Ankle Sprains: Very Common – Very Preventable

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What Is An Ankle Sprain? An ankle sprain occurs when excessive force is placed on one or more ligaments in the ankle joint. This excessive force causes ligaments to over-stretch and/or tear. Ligaments are structures that stabilize joints by running from one bone to another. They provide strength, control and proprioceptive feedback (letting your body…

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Do You Wake Up In Pain? This Might Help!

“I Don’t Know What I Did…I Just Woke Up & My (Fill In The Blank) Hurt..” This is something I’ve heard from countless patients. Many people fail to realize that the positions they situate themselves in throughout a night of sleep can be very problematic and difficult for the body to tolerate. It is difficult…

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In-Home Resistance Band Strengthening

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Gyms Are Closed…What Can You Do? In the midst of COVID-19 and the risks associated with gyms being open to the public, we find ourselves in a unique and challenging predicament in regards to exercise. This situation applies mostly to strengthening as many have resorted to walking, running or biking outside for their cardio work.…

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Preventing Injury: Proper Walking & Running Form

Why Are We At Risk For Injury When Walking Or Running? I have seen hundreds of patients for conditions related to walking or running. These conditions are extremely painful and limiting – often forcing people into stopping any walking or running routine. They also impact one’s ability to work and perform regular daily activities. Few…

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