Lifestyle, Pain Relief, physical therapy

Managing Sciatica

Sciatica is a common problem I see with my patients, and presents itself in many different ways. There is the slight twinge in the butt when getting out of a car, bending over, or sitting too long. There is the numbness down the leg after standing 20-30 minutes. There is sharp pain when rolling over… Continue reading Managing Sciatica

Injury Prevention, physical therapy

Right side vs. Left side dominant. Does it matter?

I'm sure you already know most of your strengths and weaknesses. You already know which arm you prefer to throw with, what foot you'd rather stand on, and you have your favorite standing and sitting positions. There's one leg you like to cross over more than the other, one side you like to sleep on.… Continue reading Right side vs. Left side dominant. Does it matter?

Pain Relief, physical therapy

The REAL cause of plantar fasciitis

Plantar fasciitis is by far one of the more debilitating of musculoskeletal conditions around. There is typically no "cause," clients just start to complain of their arches hurting. Pain is usually worse in the morning, and activities such as standing, prolonged walking and running will also cause symptoms to worsen. So, what is the "real"… Continue reading The REAL cause of plantar fasciitis

Activity, Injury Prevention, Pain Relief

How Postural Restoration can help you as a runner

Do you get fatigue in certain areas of your body at a particular time in your run and you can't make it better? Do you get pain after a few miles in your knee or foot? Are you having difficulty increasing your miles in general? Do you just want to know how you can be… Continue reading How Postural Restoration can help you as a runner