Ready, Set, Refresh! How Physical Therapy Can Help You Reach Your Fitness Goals

When the calendar year comes to a close, we often find ourselves physically and mentally depleted from the holidays and the end-of-the-year rush. It’s no wonder that three of the most common self-improvement resolutions uttered as the clock strikes midnight are: eat more healthily, lose weight and commit to a regular exercise program. January is… Read More

Baby It’s Cold Outside

❄“Baby it’s cold ooouuuttsssiddde” It’s that time of year where we’re cruising down the ⛷ slopes, trekking through the snow, and drinking the hot cocoa. It’s Winter Season! When we think of going outside in the winter time, aside from thinking about how to build the best snow fort, we have to think about what to… Read More

Post Partum Series – 8 weeks

And just like that, another 4 weeks has flown by.   Breast milk mess is more contained.  You begin to adjust to a constantly varied sleeping pattern. And, activities that used to be easy are still surprisingly hard.  I coach a Zoom Class called Longevity.  It is geared towards the senior population.  I couldn’t demonstrate the exercises I was asking them to do (granted, they are beast, and… Read More

What’s a Movement Diagnosis?

Medical diagnoses don’t need much of an introduction. They’re what you get from your doctor when you’re sick. Examples would be influenza, diabetes, or hypertension. They describe the underlying problem that is causing your symptoms. When people feel sick, they know they need to go to the doctor and find out what’s going on to… Read More

Part 2 Mobility Vs. Flexibility: What’s the difference?

Influencing our nervous system is more beneficial than trying to change muscle structure itself.  Common narratives surrounding “mobility” tools such as foam rolling, lacrosse ball smashing, or instrumented soft tissue mobilization (ISTM) often dictate that we are trying to break up scar tissue or muscle adhesions. I’d challenge that our tissues are a bit more resilient than that. Read More