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High School Athletes: Overuse injuries don’t just happen to adults!

High school sports at most schools are pretty grueling, especially if you are serious about them.  Two-a-days, off-season lifting, mini-camps and keeping up with school work can be difficult balance, and if you throw in a healthy dose of on-going puberty and college visits it can certainly be overwhelming. Combining lots of exercise, hormone changes…

Top Tips To Improve Foot Pain

Top Tips To Improve Foot Pain Foot pain is super common.  often the problem isn’t just in the foot! Your body is a temple, right?  Well if that’s the case, your feet are the foundation.  A poor foundation in an actual building will end up with cracks in the foundation, uneven floors, or leaks in…

How much do you value your health?

How much do you value your health?

Today I came across this post on reddit and this about sums it up for so many people.  They have issues that have been snowballing for week, months, or even years but don’t like the idea of committing time, money or both to achieving their goal of feeling better.  Just as your pain slowly built…

What can I do for my knee pain?

EXERCISE! Muscle imbalance is often a main source of knee pain.  Your quads being far stronger than your glutes and hamstrings is a recipe for disaster. Start by performing air squats with your heels firmly planted into the ground. The more you focus on putting your weight on your heels the more you will be forced…

6 Mobility Checks Everybody Should Do!

6 Mobility Checks Everybody Should Do! A body that moves keeps moving.  One that doesn’t…gets hurt, complains about not being able to move and talks about how mobile they were when they were younger.   Some parts of your body are built for stability, like your knees and spine.  Other parts of your body are built…

Runner’s pains:  Why do they happen?

Runner’s pains: Why do they happen?

Hey Everybody! Many of you reading this are runners.  You may not consider yourself a “runner” and be active in your local running community, but most active individuals go on a jog on a fairly regular basis.  What most of you DON’T do is proper maintenance on your bodies regarding this hobby.  Runners, especially those…

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