Recently, blood flow restriction (BFR) training has been discussed more and more in the fitness, sports, and rehabilitation worlds...but how does it work?
Growing evidence has continued to show...Continue reading
Our bodies can do amazing things; however, your body doesn’t know you “need to”
As a physical therapist, a big part of my job is educating patients on interrupting the pain cycle. So, ...Continue reading
To heel strike or not…that is the question.
A running cadence of 85-90 strides/minute (170-180 steps/minute) has been widely accepted to be ideal for runners - This is a pretty fast pace! The reason: Less time with your foot on the ground = less slowing down of your body. Contact time on the ground creates more friction which slows you down. Once in motion, running is a perpetual action that is only hindered by foot contact time. Sounds good, right? Makes sense, right? I would argue...Continue reading