Strength Training

How to Stay ACTIVE even though you have KNEE ARTHRITIS

Have you been told you have knee arthritis? That there is nothing you can do? That you are moving in the direction of having a total knee replacement? Or you need surgery to “clean the knee out?” You feel defeated because you try to stay active, but you hurt. You do not think there is …

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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 have Elbow Tendonitis, and nothing is working to get rid of it….

I hurt to lift anything in my elbow. I have been doing the exercises that were given to me by a doctor and physical therapist. I have tried massage and dry needling, and nothing is working. I need to be better in by 3 weeks. This was a patient recently… Let me share with you …

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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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Why REST and MEDICATIONS do not work when you are in pain

I have had recent patients in the past that were going to come in to see us because of their pain and loss of being active. They went to the doctor and were told to just REST and were given some MEDICATION OR AN INJECTION. I have even had doctors tell the patients not to …

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Running

Top 5 Tips to Keep You Running and Healthy While Training

It is the Marathon weekend in Dallas. So, this inspired me to write this blog. One of the common mistakes I find with people training for marathons is they tend to focus on running only. Their training starts to ramp up and they think they are exercising so much that they no longer need to get to the …

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Why Core Strengthening Does Not Work When You Have Back Pain?

I do not know how many times I hear patients that come to my office who have been to numerous healthcare providers with back pain are being told they just need to strengthen their core or stretch their back and hamstrings. Other things I hear is to lose weight and that will help. You will …

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