Core Goals: Pilates 101

2019-02-24T19:27:25-05:00February 24th, 2019|Pilates|

Core Goals: Pilates Are you looking for a strong core, enhanced mental awareness and whole body health? Well read on to learn more about how Pilates can help achieve your goals. What is Pilates? A mind-body exercise created by Joseph Pilates that provides daily conditioning, promotes whole body health and develops mental awareness to optimize your personal performance. “Pilates is complete coordination of body, mind and spirit. Through Pilates, you first purposefully acquire complete control of your own body and then [...]

Functional Strength Training is for You & Everyone Else Too

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

"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 [...]

The Balancing Act: Changing Pain

2020-04-07T11:31:28-04:00March 7th, 2018|Injury Prevention, Sports Medicine, Wellness, Physical Therapy, Physical Therapists, Information|

A recent National Institutes of Health study determined that nearly 50 million American adults have chronic pain and nearly half of those are reported to have severe pain.  Our society and culture has provided many of us with many wonderful amenities of life, but at the same time, it has created a wide array of stressors and unhealthy activities.  This can make it difficult to find balance in mind and body.  Often, these imbalances can contribute to causing chronic pain, [...]

Will Cryotherapy Benefit Me?

2020-04-07T12:36:26-04:00March 1st, 2018|Physical Therapy, Information, Wellness, Cryotherapy|

People often ask why there is a Whole Body Cryotherapy machine in our physical therapy practice? and I say why not?! Whole Body Cryotherapy, WBC, is a fantastic adjunct to any physical therapy treatment on many levels. PAIN RELIEF Whole Body Cryotherapy will provide pain relief via the production of norepinephrine, NE.  Cold exposure releases NE, into the bloodstream and to the brain. This release of NE is one of the most consistent and profound physiological consequences to cold exposure. [...]

Why Do I Need Massage Therapy?

2019-04-10T12:58:15-04:00February 7th, 2018|Pain Management, Physical Therapy, Redcord Neurac, Sports Medicine, Wellness, Performance Enhancement, Massage Therapy|

Let me begin with explaining why I do this, why I’m a Massage Therapist. I’ve been a pretty active person most of my life—running, martial arts, weight training—so I’ve had my share of injuries, aches and pains.  In my 20’s, I experienced my first massage session with an elderly lady that had the ability to find the root of my issues.  I found this to be remarkable because the root was not necessarily where the pain was.  Over the next [...]

How to Strengthen your Gut to Get Through Cold and Flu Season

2020-04-07T11:31:37-04:00January 31st, 2018|Physical Therapy, Nutrition, Wellness, Performance Enhancement|

Page Love MS, RDN, CSSD, LD During the winter, frequent changes in temperature can suppress the immune system and make even the fittest of athletes more prone to those winter colds and influenza viruses. Taking a look at your gut health is a great way to help your body fight of infection this time of year. Your digestive tract is teeming with microbes -- microscopic bacteria that can be both good and bad -- that are often referred to you [...]

The Importance of Play

2020-04-07T11:31:50-04:00January 18th, 2018|Physical Therapists, Information, Sports Medicine, Pelvic Floor, Wellness, Performance Enhancement, Physical Therapy|

Chloe Murdock PT, DPT, OCS, CSCS We’re two weeks into January, and gyms are bursting with people eager to keep their New Year’s resolutions. But how many of these people will be so zealously hammering away on the Stair Master in July? Becoming and staying active is very hard in our sedentary society, often because it becomes just another task on our “To Do” list. Adding one hour of exercise per day can cut into our social lives and time [...]

New Year’s Evolution

2022-06-23T08:59:19-04:00December 27th, 2017|Physical Therapy|

Dr. Megan Neyer - Neyer Performance Strategies What Really Matters?  Constructing Your New Year’s EVOLUTION “All the world’s a stage, all the men and women merely players” - Shakespeare It’s that time of year when people make new year’s resolutions.  They come in droves to the gym in early January.  I call them “Resolutionists”.  Resolutionists show up with the best of intentions to better themselves by losing weight and getting fitter.  And then two weeks later, they’re gone again.  While [...]

Is Sitting the New Smoking?

2020-04-07T12:36:45-04:00November 29th, 2017|Physical Therapy, Physical Therapists, Information, Prevention, Ergonomics, Wellness|

No SEDENTARY is! Dr. James Levine, director of the Mayo Clinic at Arizona State University, coined the phrase “Sitting is the new smoking”. Studies have correlated chronic sitting with an "increased risk for type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease, breast cancer, kidney disease in women colon cancer in men, numerous chronic issues related to obesity, and death." This means that if you work out and eat well, but then sit all day you are still considered a sedentary person.  The prolonged sitting cancels out the [...]

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