7 Key Factors for Successful Crossfit Performance Post-Rehabilitation

2020-04-07T12:19:07-04:00December 21st, 2018|Physical Therapy, Sports Medicine, Crossfit|

The sport of Crossfit continues to evolve; asking the most elite athletes in the world to perform seemingly superhuman physical tasks. While the sport continues to test the boundaries of human form, there is always an ability to scale the movements for those more lay people, like myself. What is Crossfit? Crossfit defines itself as “constantly varied functional movements performed at high intensity”. The most important principle to keep in mind when approaching an apparently impossible workout is the intended [...]

Improving Overhead Position in Weightlifting

2020-04-07T11:30:27-04:00August 12th, 2018|Performance Enhancement, Strength Training|

Achieving a perfect overhead position in weightlifting is not an easy task. The grip used to perform a “clean and jerk” or “push press” or the slightly wider grip used to complete a “snatch” or “overhead squat” requires a tremendous amount of mobility, strength and neuromuscular control. Here are four easy methods to improve the overhead position and the stability while overhead: The Box Stretch Figure 1. Box Stretch A common limitation in overhead mobility is tightness in [...]

Functional Strength Training is for You & Everyone Else Too

2018-11-07T18:53:01-05:00April 11th, 2018|Sports Medicine, Performance Enhancement, Strength Training, Injury Prevention|

"Strength training" has come to be synonymous with Crossfit, powerlifting and Olympic lifting, which can be highly intimidating to those of us who are wanting to stay healthy, but have no prior experience in the previous matters. However, functional strength training is vital for injury prevention, despite fitness level, and can be scaled for everyone. Our bodies are pretty incredible. Without our conscious thought they coordinate our movements, fight infections, regulate our heart beat and temperature, and digest food amongst [...]

Hit the Weights this Winter!

2020-04-07T11:34:37-04:00November 1st, 2017|Physical Therapy, Physical Therapists, Information, Sports Medicine, Performance Enhancement|

(Strength Coach Jonathan Meade, exercise: deadlift) Hit the Weights this Winter to Boost Your Cycling Performance Next Season! The 2017 cycling season is winding down, and as the days grow shorter many cyclists unfortunately resign themselves to the trainer or the couch. Cold dark mornings and early sunsets do not lend themselves to weekday rides, and many cyclists lose fitness and gain weight over the winter months. Adding strength training in the off-season is an excellent way for cyclists to avoid [...]

Moving Better // Redcord x Pilates

2020-04-07T11:35:20-04:00October 4th, 2017|Physical Therapy, Redcord Neurac, Pilates|

How do we Integrate Pilates and Redcord to Help Patients Move Better? Two exercise modalities offered at One on One are Redcord and Pilates. Both can be enormously beneficial to patients in rehabilitation, transitioning to fitness, and in maintaining strength and preventing injury or re-injury. Not only do these two modalities enhance rehabilitation and fitness alone, but they also compliment each other. When we get injured, compensatory patterns of movement and muscle engagement take hold. Often those patterns persist for [...]

Can I prevent a sports injury?

2020-04-07T12:37:02-04:00December 4th, 2014|Functional Movement Screen, Pain Management, Physical Therapy, Prevention, Injury Prevention, Sports Medicine, Gait Retraining, Performance Enhancement, Strength Training, Running Physical Therapy|

Are you wondering when it will happen to you? Not what , but when will you feel pain or develop a sports injury? Does the question can I prevent a sports injury hang over your head? We've got some good news for you. You can determine your injury risk which means you can prevent a sports injury. The Functional Movement Screen There are screening tools that allow athletes to assess their injury risk. The Functional Movement Screen TM (FMS) is a [...]

Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome and Gait Retraining

2017-06-23T11:21:04-04:00October 13th, 2014|Gait Retraining, Injury Prevention, Sports Medicine, Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome|

By: Kate Mihevc Edwards PT, DPT, OCS with Back 2 Motion Physical Therapy Who taught you how to run? Was it your mom, your high school running coach, your training partner, youtube, or did you just lace up your shoes one day and go out the door? If you are like most of my patients no one ever taught you how to run and that was all fine and good until you got injured. The enjoyment of running is often [...]

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