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20 May 17
Spring into a 5K!

Now that the weather is turning warmer and the days are getting longer again, it is a good time to start thinking about heading outside to exercise.  Spring time is a great time to get back into running and a great way to stay motivated with a new running program is to create a goal […]

30 Apr 17
Interested in getting back into shape? Interested in doing some rehab? BeneFIT is the place for you.

Launching this spring are 4 new programs to help you! If you are interested in any of the following, please call either location today and we’ll take your information down. Balance Program: This program is geared towards Seniors who have fallen recently, feel like they loose their balance too much, or just feel unsteady on […]

5 Apr 17
CEU Corner: McKenzie CSU Recap

This Past weekend, Dr. Ireland attended the McKenzie Institute’s the Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy: Clinical Skills Update. As the name implies, this particular course focuses on reviewing and updating the principles and application of the McKenzie theory/techniques of Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy. The course included more intensive clinical reasoning and problem solving for the more […]

20 Feb 17
Why We Fail at New Year Resolution’s

New Year Resolutions tend to fail and fail hard by the end of January… if not the end of the first week!  But why do we fail every year at making, typically the same, New Year Resolution?  According to a Popular Science article, apparently it’s our brain’s fault. First, no one makes a New Year […]

16 Mar 16
Foam Rolling: A Self-Myofascial Release Technique

In light of our last blog post about stretching, I thought it would be beneficial to discuss foam rolling– another alternative to improve joint range of motion. In fact, the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) states foam rolling performed prior to static or dynamic stretches will “improve the tissue’s ability to lengthen during stretching activities”1. […]