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Blood Flow Restriction Training     Kinesio-tape, cupping, hyperbaric training… Those red welts all over the back of Michael Phelps in 2016 Olympics. The colorful tape stretched across the deltoids of both Kerri Walsh-Jennings and Misty May-Treanor in 2012… These are just a few of the cutting-edge techniques and performance enhancers that we have seen all over the media!  But what about blood flow restriction training? Blood flow restriction training has been intr...
Posted on 2017-07-04
Vertigo and Balance Blog JUST SAY NO TO DRUGS!! I have been working as a vestibular (balance) therapist for almost 20 years and it still amazes me how mismanaged dizziness and balance conditions are. First, I will address balance.  According to the CDC (Center for Disease Controls) falls are a leading cause of mortality and morbidity among adults age 65 and older.  More than ¼ older people fall each year but less than half tell their doctor.  Falling once doubles your ch...
Posted on 2017-03-15
Exercise and Parkinson’s Disease, Perfect Together!         Over the last thirty years, many advancements have been made in the world of health care.  One exciting change in the treatment of and recommendations for people diagnosed with Parkinson's Disease (PD) is the importance of exercise!  About ten years ago, I met a very wise man who had PD.  He enthusiastically shared with me three recommendations his neurologist gave him, following ...
Posted on 2017-03-12
Core stabilization is generally thought of as the low back (lumbar) muscles keeping the spine stable in the “functional zone” or “neutral zone”. This is where you may spend the majority of your time while doing normal activities throughout the day; whether it is walking, exercising, cleaning or gardening, etc. Here is a good depiction of good posture, which the muscles surrounding the spine are mostly responsible. You can consider the “neutral zone” ...
Posted on 2016-11-03
The McKenzie Method: An effective evaluation and treatment tool for pain Do you suffer from back pain, but nothing is giving you long term relief???  50-80253A253Bhttps25252F25252Fwatch2525253D_VdFyMGWMbc&source=iu&pf=m&fir=5mYeKBLymBpzpM252CKTEK2qhQyCBCmM3D&ved=0ahUKEwjss_GDxuTNAhVIwj4KHWXnCYcQyjcIJw&ei=pPd_V-zRKMiE-wHlzqe4CA#imgrc=5mYeKBLymBpzpM%3A http://www.massage1.com/wp-content/uploads/Single-Leg-Stretch.jpg
Posted on 2016-07-29
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