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As physical therapists and medical professionals, we’re all about the mechanics of the human body. Bones, muscles, ligaments, tendons, nerves…they’re all foundational in what we do and how we do it – and in what our patients do and how they do it. What patients may not be aware of is the fact that their mental approach to physical therapy and recovery from an injury or surgery in general has a huge impact on how well they progress. Visualization, also called guided im...
Posted on 2016-08-15
Starting Your Fitness Routine Injury-FreeA lot of our clients are athletes – some are weekend warriors, some play on school or collegiate teams, and some are pros.  No matter what their age, experience or skill level, they all have one thing in common:  at some point, they were all beginners.  Starting a new sport or fitness routine can be intimidating, especially for someone who hasn’t had a lot of sports experience.  It’s critical to choose the right a...
Posted on 2015-07-30
Here we are again! The CrossFit Games Season 2015 has begun! The Open began in February, and like clockwork, the phone started ringing a week later - when adrenaline, over-training, and athletes possibly repeating moves they haven't trained for are performed in earnest. The result: the perfect breeding ground for injuries. As in previous years, the Crossfit Open is a five-week competition with one new workout per week. The week’s workout is released each Thursday at 5 p.m. PT, and comp...
Posted on 2015-04-10