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02 Apr

Telehealth and Stressful Neck Pain Self Help Tips

We all hold stress. At times, these days, the amount of stress is difficult to manage. For many of us, we hold this stress in our necks. And even worse, many of us are working from home, forcing us into a painful poor posture positions. Most of the time we call it forward head posture, […]

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13 Mar

Coronavirus – Better Safe than Sorry

Coronavirus – Better Safe Than Sorry That is our philosophy here at Green Mt Rehab & Sports Medicine.  As usual we follow safe and effective guidelines to prevent spread of infection.  However, we have to ramp up our prevention techniques with this serious threat of Coronavirus. Should I still go to PT? Some injuries can […]

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08 Nov

DYI – Quick Fix to Knee Pain while sitting

Studies indicate sitting with your knee flexed to about 90 degrees actually can decrease blood flow, ischemia, to your knee cap.  Lack of blood flow is associated with pain and sometimes can cause unbearable pain. So what should I do?  I have to sit at work. Studies indicate a quick solution for this type of […]

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04 Oct

Fall Hiking Safety

Fall in Vermont is a great time to wander in the woods, enjoy the colors, sounds and smells. But have you ever encountered a different scene at the summit.  Suddenly the weather changes.  The ground is frozen and becomes very icy.  Oh no! Just a reminder, most hiking injuries occur while hiking down the trail.  […]

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03 Sep

Bike Seat Height?

Are you having pain while you are biking? Well, maybe it is your seat height.  Check out this quick video we made so you can check your seat height yourself. If you decide to raise or lower your seat then try centimeter increments.  One cm up or down, is a safe way to change things […]

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22 Aug

Bike Pain?

Fitness, technique and position on your bike are all factors that can increase or decrease your riding performance and your risk for a cycling injury.  If you want to learn more about bike position and pedaling technique then just click here, Bike Position and Pedaling Technique. Today’s blog will help answer why it is not […]

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24 May

Marathon Recovery

Post Marathon Recovery Congratulations, you have completed your goal race! Now what? The best advice is to enjoy some well deserved R & R! This advice applies to everyone, from those who felt great the whole race to those who hit the wall and struggled to finish. The marathon often leaves the body and the […]

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07 Apr

Heel Pain for Runners

Your heel pain maybe be a result of poor ankle mobility.  Try this self test to see if your ankle motion is normal. Limited ankle motion can be the cause of your heel pain, whether it is at your achilles region or the bottom of your heel at your plantar fascia.  Limited ankle motion causing […]

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06 Mar

Running injury tips

What is the deal with running shoes? Some recent research on Running Injuries from Luxembourg has some very interesting findings.  During this 22 week study, they followed 264 recreational runners.  One group of 116 runners ran in the same shoe 91% of the time and the other group of 148 runners ran in the same […]

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01 Feb

Text Neck

Are you having neck pain? You are not alone.  Neck pain from FORWARD HEAD poor posture while texting and sitting at the computer is increasing at an alarming rate. Studies suggest that certain FORWARD HEAD angles can cause as much as 60 lbs of force at your neck.  This amount of force over time will […]

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