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!

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“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

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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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