Training Shoe FAQs

Training Shoe FAQs

As doctors of physical therapy and sport performance coaches, we field a lot of training shoe FAQs.  This quick read will outline the different types of shoes an athlete should own, and give you a few tips on how to tell if they need replacing. What type of training...
Bruises and Sprains and Strains!  Oh My!

Bruises and Sprains and Strains! Oh My!

Ouch!  You’ve sprained your ankle, tweaked your back, or twisted your knee and IT HURTS!  Now what?!?!? Movement is Medicine! In the not too distant past, the standard treatment for a musculoskeletal injury was immobilization or bedrest.  We now know that lack of...
Health Optimization:  Survive or Thrive?

Health Optimization: Survive or Thrive?

With the spread of COVID-19, many among us have shifted from “living my best life” to survival mode.  Contrary to popular belief, surviving and thriving are not mutually exclusive. In fact, optimizing your health increases your chance of surviving an infection from...
Ankle Sprains: 3 Steps Physicians Should Follow

Ankle Sprains: 3 Steps Physicians Should Follow

Ankle sprains are one of the most common injuries in athletes and physically active people. When working with patients who have an ankle sprain, it is important that clinicians work hard to get these individuals back on their feet and functioning normally as soon as...
Healthy Holidays: Mobility On The Go

Healthy Holidays: Mobility On The Go

It’s about that time of year where snow paints the branches of the trees, ice coats the lakes, and the cool winter air hits your face as you step outside each morning. To most people, you’d think it’s January, but here in the northland this is called your...