Category: Sports Medicine

Walking for Back Health and Exercise

It’s 2021, and in January, most people start to get back into a fitness and health routine. If you’ve been out of practice from the exercise game, it’s best to ease back in slowly. What if you suffer from recurring back pain? Well, walking is one of the simplest exercises and is frequently overlooked as […]

Why do runners get injured? Part 3: Structural Imbalances

As we enter into part three of our series, it’s pretty clear that we are big fans of running as a sport and exercise. Not only is it a great workout for your body, but it’s amazing for mental health. Whether you’re an amateur runner or elite cross country athlete, injuries can happen. The best […]

Why do runners get injured? Part 2: Improper Form

Have you ever watched a video of yourself running? Chances are, probably not….but you should!  Form is derived from a runner’s strengths, weaknesses, past injuries, and neural-derived habits. However, form goes even further than our body’s history. Different types of runners exhibit different movement patterns, for instance, a sprinter will have by nature and demand […]

Cycling Injury Prevention

Thanks to the at-home cycling craze, there are more cyclists on the road and on stationary bikes than ever before. From Peloton to Echelon and your favorite spin class here at our fitness center, Advanced Fitness and Wellness, cycling classes are popping up everywhere. Now, with the summer approaching, some of these avid cyclists are […]

Preparing to Hit the Pavement: Runner’s Tips

Let’s take 2 million runners in the United States. 50% of those runners suffer from some type of running injury and 70% will suffer reinjury. So, what gives? Training strategies and poor technique are the biggest offenders.

ACL Tear Prevention & Recovery Tips

For football fans, Monday mornings bring mixed emotions. Sadness that Sunday is over, joy that your team won, anger that your team lost, or complete devastation that your star player is out with a season ending injury, such as an ACL tear. This past Sunday was quite the doozy for NFL fans and fantasy footballers […]

ACL Tear Prevention & Recovery Tips

For football fans, Monday mornings bring mixed emotions. Sadness that Sunday is over, joy that your team won, anger that your team lost, or complete devastation that your star player is out with a season ending injury, such as an ACL tear. This past Sunday was quite the doozy for NFL fans and fantasy footballers […]

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