Meet Maysa – Owner of IBX PT

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My name is Maysa and I am the founder of In The Box PT. Today I wanted to talk with you a little bit about why I chose cash-based PT and started my own business (with Made2Move) right out of PT school. I’ve had a lot of people tell me that it is risky, or that I am brave or … Read More

Soccer Series: Functional Strength Training

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AUTHOR: Laura A. Sapper, ATC, SCAT Dear Soccer players! These simple exercises are going to help make you stronger and more resilient against injuries by strengthening the muscles that protect your joints and increase your power on the field. We recommend adding these to your routine 3-4 times per week. These sport specific functional exercises incorporate the active movements that … Read More

Soccer Series: Dynamic Stretching and Warmups

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AUTHOR: Laura A. Sapper, ATC, SCAT Today, we want to dig into the first tool – Dynamic Stretching and Warm-ups! This is a really simple tool that can be used easily on and off the the field. You can do it at home and before practice or games. These specific dynamic warm-up and stretches incorporate the active movements that are … Read More

5 Things to know about The Fourth Trimester

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AUTHOR: Dr. Meg Henderson, PT It does not matter what type of delivery you had, your body needs 6-8 weeks to heal. You may have a c-section scar or perineal stitches, or maybe you lucked out and only had a 1st degree tear! Either way, our bodies are also healing from the inside out. Our uterus is healing from the … Read More

Everything You Need to Know About Pain

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AUTHOR: Dr. Nate Jones, PT All of this leads us to an important concept that can be very helpful for recovery from a chronic pain state: & get on the road to being pain-free today. Get weekly tips like this delivered straight to your inbox every week! Share this Post

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Nutrition for Recovering from Injury

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A sample day for an average male athlete who has decreased his activity due to an injury requiring immobilization might be: Athletes often read or hear about nutrient supplementation that may aid in recovery (such as leucine, n-3FA, curcumin, etc.), but the jury is still out on the efficacy and safety of most of them; some have even been shown … Read More

Why Made 2 Move?

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Author: Meg Henderson Over a span of 9 years in the traditional orthopedic setting, I saw insurance companies dictating which interventions I could provide to my patients even if I, the practitioner, knew they could benefit from alternatives. Patients were being limited to a certain number of allowed visits, based on no known evidence of their condition or actual function. … Read More

Nutrition for Performance vs Nutrition for Weight Loss #2

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Very few people make their living as a professional athlete. More often than not, they exercise to maintain a healthy weight. The main difference between nutrition for performance and nutrition for weight loss is that nutrition for performance is more focused on timing and nutrient ratios, while nutrition for weight loss is more focused on caloric intake and portion control. … Read More

What Does Pregnancy “Pre-Hab” Look Like?

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Preparing for Pregnancy

Author: Meg Henderson If I told you that it was possible to prepare your body for pregnancy, would you believe me? What about if that preparation was possible through exercise, aka “Pre-hab”? (Obviously, nutrition, adequate rest, managing stress, etc. is also important, however that is not my scope of practice!) It’s not hard to do a quick search on the … Read More