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...
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...
Dry Needling for Recovery

Dry Needling for Recovery

Recovery is a buzzword in the health, fitness, and sports worlds.  Optimizing nutrition, sleep, gentle movement, and mental stress management techniques are important and effective.  But many of us still struggle to get our nervous system in a true recovery state! ...
Safety Guide to Running After Dark

Safety Guide to Running After Dark

This morning, I laced up my shoes in the glow of the porch light, flipped on my flashlights and hit the pavement for a quick 3 mile run before work.  If you are a runner in the northern latitudes, you spend a good portion of your year running in the dark. Are you...