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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 Nov

Save your knees!!

Here are some interesting statistics about knee pain and your pretty little knees. Your knees are the most common body part injured, according to studies of thousands of recreational athletes. Knee injuries occur most frequently with Alpine skiers, with the MCL/ACL (ligament) sprains being the most frequent, often times due to catching an edge. Snowboarders […]

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03 Jun

Pain with cycling / biking?

Pain with cycling / biking can be a result of poor fitness, technique or bike fit position.  Fitness, technique and bike fit position are all factors that can increase or decrease your riding performance and your risk for a cycling injury.  So if you’re out of shape, at the very least work on your pedaling […]

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01 May

A tight ankle can cause foot, ankle, knee, hip, back pain.

Do you have hip pain, knee pain, or foot ankle pain?  Are you having a hard time resolving it?  Can’t figure it out.  Well guess what.  Your problem may be tight ankle or limited dorsiflexion…and it is often missed, by even the most skilled health care professionals. We see many people who have unsolved back […]

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01 Apr

Quadriceps tightness self test

March of 2018 was such a beautiful month.  We had one perfect day after another of endless blue sky, bright sun and brisk, cold, deep snow.  Each powder ski day somehow got better and better.  What an unreal stretch of weather.  I kept waiting for that THAW to hit, so we could get some rest.  […]

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05 Mar

Stretch those hip flexors and save your back!

Do you have a hard time standing up from sitting? Do you feel like a stiff old geezur? When you get off your bike and try running, are you having a hard time standing up straight? This problem happens to many people who sit too much, especially triathletes.  They sit on the bike so much, […]

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02 Feb

Self Test – If painful, then your shoulder pain may be impingement?

Self-Test for Shoulder Impingement Pain We had something cool happen to one of our patients, that we wanted to share with you.  For us, it was a typical response to hands-on manual treatment of impingement.  To our patient, her 7 months of pain was finally gone.  She came in with severe shoulder pain that was […]

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30 Jan

Winter Cross Training – Skinning – Open those HIPS!

You got the winter blues? Inconsistent weather of freezing cold, great snow, rain, freezing cold, great snow, rain…repeat.  Should I run, bike, ski, hike, or read a book?  Winter is a difficult time of year for a consistent outdoor exercise routine.  But sometimes the mountain gives us a sweet surprise. I had a great day […]

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