Strength Training and the Older Athlete

By: Rylin Fox, PT, DPT If you are around 35 years old or older, you are now in possession of an “aging body” that requires a little extra TLC (tender loving care) to continue operating like it did only a few years ago. As we age, there…
Foot Anatomy

Improve Foot Function to Reduce Injury Risk

By: John Fiore, PT As runners, our feet take a beating.  The human foot is designed with locomotion in mind. Healthy foot function hinges on a balance of mobility, strength, and support. When one of these three necessary components is compromised,…

Tips for Battling Shin Splints

By: Evie Tate, PT, DPT Shin splints, more formerly known as “medial tibial stress syndrome”, is a common overuse injury seen in runners. It is characterized by pain along the inside of the shin (tibia), typically in the area closer…

Plyometrics for Runners

If you have ever trained for a sport or participated in a regular exercise routine, you have likely heard of plyometrics. Plyometric training is a useful tool not only for athletes but also is an important component in physical therapy as way…