Not All Stretching is The Same: 3 Ways to Stretch

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6 Jun 22
Not All Stretching is The Same: 3 Ways to Stretch

There are many different ways to stretch muscles. Each way is different and has its own benefits. Stretching requires movement of a body segment past its usual range of motion. Force is applied to stress further the range of motion. Stretching can be performed either by your own body or with assistance. An active stretch […]

30 May 22
The Romanian Versus the Conventional Deadlift

We have spent a lot of time discussing the benefits of resistance training. If you missed it, check out our recent blog! When it comes to resistance training, the deadlift, squat and bench press are basic staples. The deadlift is frequently performed when the goal is leg and posterior-chain muscles. The “dead” part of deadlift […]

23 May 22
Chronic Pain: Understanding the Origins of Pain

According to the CDC, “an estimated 20.4% of U.S. adults had chronic pain and 8.0% of U.S. adults had high-impact chronic pain” (CDC, 2019). Pain is a normal and necessary part of life. However, living in chronic pain is not a normal human experience. Typically, chronic pain is pain that lasts greater than six months. […]

16 May 22
Let’s Talk About the Nerves of the Upper Body

Our body consists of an intricate network of muscles and nerves. Unfortunately, nerves are susceptible to injury as are muscles, tendons and ligaments. Nerve tissue is specialized for communication while muscle tissue is meant for contraction. This means, neural tissue is mobile, soft tissue, but less stretchy than muscle tissue. Do Nerves Get Injured? Nerve […]

9 May 22
Plantar Fasciitis: Symptoms and Treatment

Our feet are important because they take us where we want to go. Many of us spend a lot of time on our feet during the day. However, this puts the feet in a vulnerable position for injury. An injury to the foot can be detrimental to our function and disrupt every day life. In […]