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Building Resilient Ankles

Ankle Mobility, Resiliency, and Control The ankle can be a problematic joint. It is very complex and is involved in nearly every activity. Injuring any part of the ankle makes it hard to forget about. The image above is my ankle about a year ago after I had a nasty...

Blast from the past…

It is funny what you find when you google your name... Not much information today, but I wanted to share something about personal growth. I happened to google my name a few days ago and one of the first things that came up was a Youtube video from my good buddy Tim...

Training for Trail Running in Colorado

A few weeks ago, I was a guest in a blog post by Joel Rauser at Cornerstone Physical Therapy here in The Springs. You can check it out here. There are a couple of great videos about my approach to running form, as well as some other great information. One of the...

Posture is about Options, not Ideals

Key points 1. There is no perfect way to sit, stand, or walk. But it certainly helps to have many ways of doing these things. 2. Studies show that posture and pain are not well correlated, and almost certainly has many more factors at play. More relevant is the time...

Movement is Medicine

Movement is Medicine: Being sedentary causes more flare-ups than physical activity in low back pain. Key points 1. Based on a recent study looking at flare-ups with acute low back pain, researchers found a 4.4x increase in flare-ups with prolonged sitting (over six...

Hanging out in Relief Valley

Key Points Movement and stress to the body is necessary to promote healing. Pain is best understood as an alarm signal, and does its best to tell you BEFORE there is any tissue damage, like any good fire alarm tells you before your kitchen is burning. “Relief Valley”...

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