What Causes Shin Splints in Runners?
What Causes Shin Splints in Runners?

Factors that contribute to shin splints in runners The term shin splints is used to describe pain in the medial tibia, also known as your shin bone, making it a very broad term. Shin pain could be...

What Can Vertical Oscillation Tell You About Your Running Performance?
What Can Vertical Oscillation Tell You About Your Running Performance?

Vertical oscillation can turn an average runner into a great runner Last week, we talked about the importance of running cadence and how it tells us a great deal about how fast, efficient and...

What Does Analyzing Running Cadence Provide?
What Does Analyzing Running Cadence Provide?

Running Cadence – a key metric for faster times, better recovery, and fewer injuries Like any other athletic movement, running is a skill that can be measured, trained, and improved. Your ability to...

Does Breathing Affect More Than Oxygen Levels?
Does Breathing Affect More Than Oxygen Levels?

Breathing impacts oxygen levels but also affects the entire body When we think about how breathing affects our athletic performance and how we feel from day to day, we generally think about gas...

What’s the Difference Between Physiotherapy and Physical Therapy?
What’s the Difference Between Physiotherapy and Physical Therapy?

Between physiotherapy and physical therapy, the differences are both subtle and distinct.  While the terms physical therapy and physiotherapy are often used interchangeably in the US, they have...

Why is Physical Therapy Important After Breast Cancer Surgery?
Why is Physical Therapy Important After Breast Cancer Surgery?

Physical Therapy's Role After Breast Cancer Surgery is Crucial in Optimal Recovery Roughly 12% of women worldwide will eventually develop breast cancer, making it one of the most common malignancies...

What is the Y-Balance Test?
What is the Y-Balance Test?

The Y-Balance test helps assess risk of injury. The Y-Balance Test is a simplified version of the Star Excursion Balance Test (SEBT) that is used to assess injury risk.

'I’m Done With My Physical Therapy': Why is PT At Home So Difficult?
'I’m Done With My Physical Therapy': Why is PT At Home So Difficult?

"I’m Done With My Physical Therapy": Why Is PT At Home So Difficult? Many people struggle to finish their physical therapy protocols. One study has found that around 14% of clients never return for...

Star Excursion Balance Test – Why is it important to injury recovery?
Star Excursion Balance Test – Why is it important to injury recovery?

Star Excursion Balance Test – Why is it important to injury recovery? The Star Excursion Balance Test (e.g., SEBT) is used to assess lower body mobility, proprioception, and strength.

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