RUNNING IS NOT FOR THE WEAK

The sun has finally come back out in Cleveland! It is time to get those running shoes on and get back outside to enjoy the run you’ve been dreaming of all winter long. Whether you took some months off to rest and regroup, or you are coming back from an…

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TMJ, or temporomandibular dysfunction

WHAT IS TMJ?

Do you wonder what it means when people say they have TMJ problems? Or have you ever gone to the dentist for the world’s worst toothache, and was told everything is okay? Did you know that you can go to a physical therapist to relieve pain in the face, temporomandibular…

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Reduced Hip Mobility

WFH and Reduced Hip Mobility Since March of 2020, a multitude of people have had their work environments change, with most adjusting to working from home. This has caused a reduction in everyday activities with less getting up and moving around the office all day. Many patients have noticed a…

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Frequently Asked Questions About Dry Needling Therapy

The term physical therapy refers to a broad spectrum of treatments and activities. While some may initially begin physical therapy following an injury, it is also used to treat illnesses or impairments that are inherent to a person’s makeup from the moment they are born. Physical therapy has expanded and…

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How Can Physical Therapy Help Me Recover From a Sports Injury?

Have you recently been injured and your doctor has concluded that you need physical therapy? Many times, athletes require physical therapy due to sports injuries from their chosen sport. Perhaps you have been in an accident and need physical rehabilitation. Either way, you need to choose the right physical therapy…

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Please DO NOT train without understanding this.

Why do we train? What’s the purpose or intent? Is it to sweat or get fit and swole? Yes, and no. “The only reason we train is to create the opportunity to recover.” – Larry Gaier What a beautifully simple and powerful phrase. When broken down, that’s all training is and…

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Load versus capacity. The source of ALL pain and injury.

Throughout the history of mankind, every injury that has occurred can be traced back to a single culprit: The amount of load placed on the body exceeded the body’s capacity to handle it. Back pain, an ACL tear, “tight” traps. It doesn’t matter. Load exceeded capacity. To illustrate this, I want you to think…

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What it really means to be an “old” athlete.

There’s a lot of misconceptions about aging. Yes, once we hit about 35 years old, it is true that our VO2 max and stroke volume will incrementally diminish and we gradually lose muscle mass. However, this is all relative. Compared to a sedentary person, these declines happen more slowly for…

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Mantras simply work. Here are a few of our favorites.

Mottos and mantras simply work. We use them all the time to effectively communicate our message and to serve as a reminder for what we’re trying to accomplish.Here are a few of our favorites: “Trust the process, chase the stimulus.” .If you could sum up the goal of our programming into a…

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Do HOKAs live up to the hype?

Hokas have become incredibly popular as of late. They’re a “maximalist” shoe company that offers a ton of cushion in the heel or rearfoot. So is that a good or bad thing? It depends. It’s good if a runner is recovering from something like metatarsalgia or plantar fasciitis as the…

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