Treat your own back pain!

Treat your own back pain! Did you know its estimated that 80% of US adults will experience low back pain at some point in their lives? The good news? The majority of those episodes fully recover without the need for any invasive interventions!  For many of you during this time of quarantine may find yourselves […]

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What are you doing today to take care of YOU?

This past week we all had our lives turned upside down. Some lost jobs, others lost school and sports, businesses closed. First responders, nurses and essential workers have been putting in crazy hours and haven’t seen their families in days.  This pandemic has affected us all. No matter how your life was impacted…we are all […]

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Sleep hygiene tips!

Sleep.  The universe seems to be screaming at me lately about the benefits of getting 7+ hours of sleep a night.  Nutritionists telling me that it will help with cortisol levels and weight loss. The PT in me understanding it will help reduce systemic inflammation, and improve tissue healing and pain modulation.  Research papers letting […]

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Pregnancy and Weightlifting

Is weightlifting safe during pregnancy? I get asked regularly if weightlifting is safe during pregnancy.  My answer…….yes! Weightlifting can be an incredible way to remain strong during pregnancy.  Here are some recommendations to the most commonly asked questions to keep all my strong mamas safe!  Can I go heavy? While I have no set in […]

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Nutrition Challenge!

Its time for our annual Fall Nutrition Challenge!  A summer of BBQ’s, Shandy, and s’mores doesnt do much for the waistline….so lets reign things back in with a fun little challenge!   We like to shake things up every year, so this fall we are trying something a little different!  Instead of telling you what […]

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Get Moving!

Are you looking to get healthy…but not sure where to start? I’ve been a physical therapist for the past 15 years specializing in sports medicine and women’s health. And over that time I’ve noticed a huge problem.  Patients are coming to me not only with injuries, but often with many other chronic health issues.  Things […]

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Strengthen your Pelvic Floor!

Ladies!! If statistics hold true, 70% of you reading this experience leaking at some point during exercise, coughing, sneezing, or laughing! 🤷🏼‍♀️Why haven’t you been to see a Women’s Health Physical Therapist yet?!?! There is so much we can do to help you! ✅At the very least…start incorporating ☝🏻these exercises into your daily routine!! Many […]

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Nutrition and Injury

I always advocate training around an injury, but have you given thought to how we can assist the healing process with the foods we eat?   Whether you are dealing with pain from arthritis, tendonitis, or inflammation from a recent surgery, keeping your cabinets stocked with all the right foods will help the body heal […]

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Returning to CrossFit Postpartum

Navigating CrossFit postpartum can be tricky.  There are many resources for trainers and athletes to help navigate CrossFit while pregnant, but when it comes to postpartum, often we forget or don’t recognize the importance of safe return to sport.  Unfortunately there are no set rules or parameters, and postpartum care is often lacking for many […]

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