Jamie Cheever: Making a Strong Comeback from Injury
January 19, 2016

Jamie Cheever: Making a Strong Comeback from Injury

A couple years ago I moved to Seattle to pursue professional running.  Unfortunately, a couple weeks after I arrived, I tore the labrum in my hip while sprinting uphill in practice. I ran on my injury for eight months before getting the proper diagnosis. It took another three months to schedule surgery and another three … Read More

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3 Simple Steps to Avoid Back Pain
November 16, 2015

3 Simple Steps to Avoid Back Pain

Does your back hurt? You’re not alone. Be encouraged because things can be done to help! Simply put: Breathe, move and stretch. Proper breathing patterns rely on the diaphragm, which contributes to core stabilization. Moving prevents you from spending extended periods of time in a static posture, which may lead to muscle tightness and stretching … Read More

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Tennis and Knee Pain
September 17, 2015

Tennis and Knee Pain

You look forward to tennis each week. It’s your outlet, your stress relief and now you are starting to experience knee pain. Tennis is a demanding sport, especially on your knees, as it involves quick bursts of acceleration, stopping, starting and changing direction. One of the more common complaints amongst tennis players is Patellofemoral Pain … Read More

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Is Icing a Good Idea? : The Cold Hard Facts of Cryotherapy
December 3, 2014

Is Icing a Good Idea? : The Cold Hard Facts of Cryotherapy

Plunging my sprained ankle into a bucket of ice, I cringe as the sharp chill needles into my foot and ankle. My whole body tenses up and I count down the seconds until my lower leg finally becomes numb. As an athlete, icing is something that I have always considered part of my injury rehabilitation. … Read More

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Headaches and Neck Pain at Work? Upper Crossed Syndrome May be to Blame
October 8, 2014

Headaches and Neck Pain at Work? Upper Crossed Syndrome May be to Blame

Sitting in at a desk all day could be causing more problems than you realize. The forward head posture and rounded shoulders from which many office workers suffer is often associated with a condition called Upper Crossed Syndrome. This condition can also be accompanied by headaches and neck pain, pain in the upper back and shoulders, and … Read More

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Understanding and Eliminating Knee Pain
September 18, 2014

Understanding and Eliminating Knee Pain

Why endure chronic knee pain from soccer, running, cycling, gardening and other activities of daily living when you could take steps to eliminate the problem? It is estimated that Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome (PFPS) affects between 25-30% of individuals between the ages of 19-30 in a given year1 and between 50-85% of female runners will experience some … Read More

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Can Kinesio Tape play a role in your injury recovery?
September 5, 2014

Can Kinesio Tape play a role in your injury recovery?

That bright colored tape that you have seen on athletes on television is not just for show. Kinesiology tape is a complement to manual therapy and rehabilitation and can play a valuable role in recovery from acute and chronic conditions. Many different brands exist including RockTape, Kinesiotape, PerformTex and others.  Here are some common questions … Read More

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