Tag: Exercises

Check out these 9 exercises to improve your coordination, balance, power, and strength.

Check out these 9 exercises to improve your coordination, balance, power, and strength. Many of our younger patients injure themselves weight lifting because they are unbalanced and are just not strong enough. Many knees, foot, hip, and even lower back injuries occur from a poorly functioning core. Check out this article featuring 9 different exercises you can do to improve your core, balance, and strength and reduce the likelihood of injury in the future. 9 Balance and Stability Exercises to Improve Your Coordination and Strength Target the stabilizers of your lower half with this balancing act. Unilateral (or single-side) exercises Read More »

Too much sitting when working from home? Here are some exercises courtesy of CNN that may help.

Too much sitting when working from home? Here are some exercises courtesy of CNN that may help. While many of us are working from home more than we used to, the long hours of sitting can cause us to experience pain and stiffness even with the best ergonomic setup and chair. Movement is essential because our heart pumps blood to the body but what pumps it back to the heart is limb movement.   A sit-stand type desk can help, but periodic exercise can also help. I personally find it best to exercise before your day so we are more comfortable Read More »

Reduce shoulder pain with these exercises, and some advice from Dr. C.

Reduce shoulder pain with these exercises and some advice from Dr. C. There are a number of exercises someone can do to improve shoulder function and reduce pain.   Many of our patients are familiar with the maneuvers we teach to improve shoulder mobility and overall function and strength. I recently found a magazine article published in Outside Magazine that features several shoulder exercises that can improve shoulder mobility while reducing pain.   Most shoulder rehabilitation articles ignore the effect the lower body has on the shoulder works and functions.    Shoulder capsule and impingement type syndromes are the most common dysfunctions Read More »

6 Running exercises you can do now to improve your strength, running form and speed.

6 Running exercises you can do now to improve your strength, running form and speed. We are at the beginning of running season, and as the weather warms, many of you have no doubt signed up to do a local 5 or 10k.   Most running problems develop due to a lack of strength or poor form, and often these problems develop later on during our runs while we are warmed up.  Unfortunately, many of us may not notice a problem until later on after the run. Running exercises can improve your strength, endurance and speed. Here are 6 exercises you can Read More »

7 Best Bodyweight Exercises to Train Your Back, a guest post.

7 Best Bodyweight Exercises to Train Your Back, a guest post . Whether you are out on the field playing your favorite sport or just simply participating in daily activities, you actively rely on your back to be able to do things like this. You always hear that your core muscles – your abdominal muscles – are vital for good posture and a strong body. While in fact, they are, the strength of your back is just as important. In fact, your balance and stability depend mostly on the strength of your back, so, it only makes sense that training Read More »