Spring Has Sprung! 7 Tips to Avoid Aches and Pains While Gardening

May 21st, 2018

Common gardening activities, such as digging, planting, weeding, mulching, and raking can cause stress and strain on muscles and joints. The following tips can help minimize aches and pains: 1. Get moving before you garden. A 10 minute brisk walk and stretches for the spine and limbs are good ways to warm up. 2. Change

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Posture Is Important, BUT WHY?

May 7th, 2018

Posture Is Important, BUT WHY? We’ve all been told since we were children “sit up straight, don’t slouch”. To which we would roll our eyes and swear our parents didn’t know anything. And I don’t think I need to tell you that our parents were right. I’d like to say that over the course of

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Gluteus medius activation

November 18th, 2016

Our patient, Authur, is performing a gluteus medius activation exercise in this picture. By adding a Theraband that resists extension, it ensures he is activating this muscle instead of the TFL/IT band which tends to be overactive due to compensation with knee pain. A strong gluteus medius helps to promote proper knee joint loading in

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