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9 Causes of Plantar Fasciitis and Achilles Tendonitis

September 18th, 2018

9 Causes of Plantar Fasciitis and Achilles Tendonitis You Most Likely Have Never Thought Of By Mandy Huggard, DPT, PT, ATC, CSCS Plantar fasciitis is an injury to connective tissue on the bottom of the foot.  To appreciate the causes of plantar fasciitis, the function of this tissue must be understood, particularly as it pertains to

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Knee Pain and The Runner

September 10th, 2018

Running is arguably the most popular form of cardiovascular fitness activities performed today. It is performed by every level of athlete whether you’re an average Joe or a high level professional athlete. Incidence statistics show that between 70-90% of ALL runners sustain an injury at some point throughout their training. Knee pain is the most

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The Training Room Bulletin – August 2018

August 9th, 2018

Click HERE to check out the August 2018 Edition of The Training Room Bulletin. Do You Need A Physical Therapist On Your Team? Patient Success Story – Anthony Hutchins Staff Spotlight – Chris Lybarger, PT, DPT, Cert. DN Enjoy!

Sports Performance Training Unwrapped By Aaron Bonaccorsy, CSCS, CSPS, FRCms

July 26th, 2018

What exactly is Sports Performance Training? The easiest way to explain sports performance training is: training to increase an athletes effective range.  An athletes effective range is the amount of area around an athlete that he or she can control.  If you think about a young athlete (like a 4-7 year-old), they can barely control

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The Training Room Bulletin – July 2018

July 17th, 2018

Click HERE to check out the July 2018 Edition of The Training Room Bulletin. Run Injury Free 5 Ways to Improve Knee Pain Patient Success Story Enjoy!

Fast Feet Friday – Speed Training Tips – Negative Foot Speed

November 24th, 2017

How fast can you get your foot back on the ground??? Today we are talking about the downward (negative) speed of your foot at the ground during your sprint stride.  Often when we think about running speed we only focus on how fast we flex our hips (pump our knees), but that neglects a huuugeee

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360 Degrees of Movement – Tips to Improve Lateral Agility

November 15th, 2017

An athlete is only as good as their “effective range” – the range in which they can get out and back from where they are currently at.  This includes 360 degrees so you have to be able to move laterally to dominate your competition in most sports! Shuffling is 1 of the 2 means of

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Fast Feet Friday – Speed Training Tips – Ground Preparation

November 3rd, 2017

Preparing our foot to strike the ground is often overlooked in speed development.  Ground contact can enhance or be detrimental to our sprinting performance! Here are some tips to consider when training: Toes up Heels stay a credit card width off the ground Foot strikes directly underneath the hips Spend as little time in contact

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