Are you bringing the right solution to the problem?

Are you bringing the right solution to the problem?

The concept of bringing the right solution to match a problem can be applied in a host of situations.  In this context, I’m talking about pain and injury.  If you have orthopedic-related pain (meaning in muscles, joints, or tendons/ligaments) and you find yourself...

In-Season Training

I’m sore. I’m tired. I had a really hard practice. I have a game tomorrow. I have homework. I’m taking 3+ AP courses. I have work. I want to hang out with my friends. The list of excuses goes on and on about why you can’t train in season. But those that truly want to...
Want to Improve your Agility? Play Games

Want to Improve your Agility? Play Games

Sounds too good to be true right? With the majority of content online pushing cone drills, ladders, fast feet, and footwork drills it understandable why many are skeptical when told playing games will do a better job of improving your in-game agility than those...
4 Great Exercises for Runners

4 Great Exercises for Runners

Training recommendations for runners vary widely.  There are some who believe that all you need to do to be a good runner is to run more, and so all they do is run.  In my career as a doctor of physical therapy, I’ve observed over the years that those who...

Should You Work with a Personal Trainer?

The Answer: It Depends! Working with a trainer is not for everyone.  Some people have the motivation, confidence, and are happy with the results they get from their own workouts.  That being said, if you place a value on your health and wellness and aren’t...

Is it time to close the year-book?

So you’re an athlete…  You probably love… the adrenaline rush after a great play the feeling of your heart pounding after a great workout being engrossed in the game the pre-game jam sessions with your teammates how awesome your walk up song makes you feel the...

So, You Want to Be an Athlete?

You’ve decided you want to up your game. Much like King Arthur, you’re on a quest – you seek the holy grail (of gainz & performance). But how do you do it? With the plethora of information made available via social media, it can be hard to distinguish the good...
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...