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

Nutrition for Performance vs Nutrition for Weight Loss

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Disclaimer–this is appropriate for an average, healthy person who is not trying to gain or lose weight, manage a chronic disease or train for an athletic event): Plain oatmeal with 1/4 cup walnuts & sweetened with 1/2 cup blueberries Sandwich with lean turkey breast, avocado, sprouts and mustard on whole grain bread with a veggies-only salad with oil & vinegar … Read More

Spring Sports

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Author: Yves Gege Warming up is an essential part of sport. If we don’t warm up properly, we won’t train or play effectively, and our risk of injury increases. The question has never been about IF we should warm up, but specifically HOW, and for HOW LONG? What should kids be doing before a practice and a game to optimize … Read More

How-To Guide for Healthy Elbows

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Author: Yves Gege If you answered yes to either of these, this is the blog for you!Here is a quick list of the most common elbow problems we see in the clinic… Here is a quick list of the most common elbow problems we see in the clinic… Pain on the outside of elbow with gripping or squeezing Pain on … Read More

Sports Hernias, Adductors, and Groin Pain…Oh My!

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Author: Yves Gege No matter how you slice it, groin pain is a big problem and healthcare seems to have a lot of over complicated answers with no long term relief for patients. We have seen too many people come in to the office who have seen multiple healthcare professionals (doctors, chiros, PTs, etc) with little to no relief. This … Read More

Running After Having a Baby

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RunningMother-Baby

Author: Meg Henderson “Running after baby” can mean different things to different moms. For me, I have stayed reasonably active through running since college. Don’t get me wrong, I am not a hardcore runner who trains for long distance races. I’d call myself a “fair weather” runner; using it as an outlet for stress relief and to allow me to … Read More

8 Reasons Blood Flow Restriction (BFR) Training is Right for You

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Author: Dane Gifford Blood Flow Restriction (BFR) training has been used in the military for years. It has now begun its ascent into mainstream use. It is being used by pro athletes and collegiate programs to decrease time off the field as well as improve performance and strength. BFR training is basically a body hack. We all know that when … Read More