A recent article in the Journal of Orthopedics and Sports Physical Therapy used electromyography to test what exercises best targeted the gluteal muscles (the good guys), while minimizing activation of the tensor fascia lata (the muscle that makes your IT band tight and your outer knee hurt). The winners? Clams, bridges, squats, side-stepping and all [...]
In the beginning of November, she came to us with severe left buttock pain with running which incapacitated her after 8 or 9 miles. Not only did she complete the marathon without pain, she also shaved 30 minutes off her previous best time!
You’re warming up – jumping squats, burpies, sprints – you notice an ache in the middle of your knee… and keep going. Round house kicks – you notice nothing at first – then an ache or maybe a twinge in your knee as you try to pivot on your bottom leg. Ground fighting – when you posture up, [...]
Congratulations to our patient Kirstin on her dominant win in Operation Octagon....
The World Kickboxing Association US National Team dominated at the WKA World Championships in Karlsruhe, Germany. Nearly two thousand competitors from about sixty countries filled the Europahalle, along with coaches, teammates, friends, and family. Officials had their work cut out for them with non-stop action on the mats and in the ring from morning until [...]