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Groin Muscle (Hip Adductor) Training for Hip Pain

October 20th, 2022

The topic for this blog is groin (hip adductor muscle) training. Read ahead and watch the video to find out more. So much focus in hip rehab gets placed on strengthening the muscles that swing your hips out (ABDucting). Unfortunately that can lead to under-training the muscles that oppose them, which can increase tightness and...

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Exercises for Calf Tightness

September 14th, 2022

This time we are talking about exercises for calf tightness. Calf and foot tightness impact a large number of people. Some people will stretch, and stretch and never see any improvement. If you are one of them, watch this video to find out how to change your approach to potentially improve your results! If you...

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Resistance Training for Arthritis

November 10th, 2021

Today we will talk a bit about the benefits of resistance training for arthritis. The conventional wisdom when it came to managing arthritis used to be that less was more. It was predicated on the idea that arthritis is a condition caused by "wear and tear" of the joints due to activities that overstressed them. ...

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Self-Healing: A Concept for Musculoskeletal Body Pain Management

September 21st, 2021

Musculoskeletal pain is an extremely complex issue. Summarizing it well takes a broad understanding of many disciplines as well as an adept ability to make complicated topics easily understood. I stumbled across an article recently that I think does about a good a job as anyone could do, and figured it was worth sharing with...

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Muscle Contractions – Benefits Beyond Strength

August 18th, 2021

Keep reading to find out more about the benefits of muscle contractions. You may be familiar with the different types of muscle contractions that we can perform. If you’re not, or you want to know some ways that the different types of contractions can help us beyond just building strength, check out the video!  If...

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Hip Mobility – 90/90 Shin Box Position

July 20th, 2021

Check out this blog to learn a hip mobility exercise called the 90/90 shin box! I haven't made one of these mobility videos in awhile, but have been showing this exercise to a good number of patients recently. I figured others could benefit from seeing it, so here ya go! Enjoy. Doing exercises like this...

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Picking Reps and Sets

June 16th, 2021

Read ahead for tips on picking how many reps and sets to do for your exercises. One question that I will sometimes get from patients is about how many reps and sets of a particular exercise they should be doing. The answer is that it usually depends on what you're trying to accomplish. In my...

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Demystifying Movement

April 16th, 2021

Read ahead to learn more about demystifying movement so you can get the most out of it! If you've ever been turned off by exercise because it seemed too complex or intimidating, or gotten bored with a routine, looking at movement a little differently may help. We have probably all come across a workout video,...

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Resistance Training – Benefits Beyond Bulk

March 17th, 2021

This blog is about the many benefits of resistance training, beyond bulking up. Read ahead to find out more! As we are all probably aware, resistance training is a great way to build skeletal muscle mass and increase overall strength. What you may not know, is that the benefits of training under load go well...

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Exercising Safely During Wildfires

August 26th, 2020

Exercising during wildfires can be bad for your health, read on to find out how to do it more safely. A large percentage of my patients live very active lifestyles, and here in Colorado it is not unusual for the majority of that activity to take place outdoors. Unfortunately due to drier conditions we find...

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