Core Strength

Why do Pilates? – A story of no longer FEARING to have to SLOW DOWN

Why did we add Pilates to our Physical Therapy office? Lets face it. I am not getting any younger. I abused my body and my knee joints were hurting with even just walking. I was having to slow down with my running and my workouts. What was next? Not being able to be active? Then …

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Are You Being Told Your CORE Is WEAK And That Is Why You Are SUFFERING From BACK PAIN??

Recently, I have spoken to a couple of new clients and their personal trainers were diagnosing them or telling them they can help with your back pain or knee pain. Seriously one personal trainer telling a patient they have sciatica?? They were being told they needed to strengthen their hip flexors. Others are saying you …

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Are You Suffering From Hip Pain? Do You Hurt To Sit, Stand, Walk? Not Finding Any Solutions To Resolve It?

This is one of the most common injuries we see in my office.   Patient have pain deep into their hip and it can wrap around to the front part of the hip down. You are often told you degenerative changes or a labral tear, piriformis syndrome or bursitis. You are either told you need …

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I Feel Like My Neck Needs A Massage… But After My Massage My Pain returns the next day..

This is common. You get pain between your shoulder blades and upper trap. It feels like muscle tightness and burning. Occasionally you my even get tingling down the arm. Most people will tell you it is stress and just muscle tightness. Just get a massage. You do and the pain and burning comes right back. …

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Do You Feel Like You Are 80 Years Old While Getting Out of Your Chair Due to Your Back Pain?

Do you feel like you are 80 years old getting out of a chair because of your back pain? It takes you a while to straighten up after you have been sitting for a while? But when you get up and start walking around, you’re a back feels better. Frustrated that you cannot get better. …

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How Pilates can improve Running Performance

Actually,  how it can improve all performance. Whether you are looking to improve running, swimming, or just walking around the block. Pilates has been shown to improve your performance from the lowest level to the highest level client. But today I want to talk about Runners!! I often get athletes (weekend warriors to competitive athletes …

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Are You Frustrated That You Can Not Get Rid of YOUR TENDONTIIS!!

Why do we do ONLY injections for a tendonitis? Whether it is in your elbow, in your foot (achilles tendon or peroneal muscle on the lateral part of the foot), or your knee; injections only do not work… So if your pain continues to return and you are not getting better after your Injections, then …

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Is Arthritis the True Cause of Your Knee Pain? Can you get HELP without surgery?

In order to hike, bike, play with your kids or grandkids, travel, or just lead an active lifestyle; you need healthy, pain free knees. Sadly, so often we get labeled with some scary diagnosis that makes us think there is nothing that can be done. Oh, you have arthritis, or you have degenerative changes in …

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