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The Time to Improve Foot Function is Now

By: John Fiore, PT, owner of Sapphire Physical Therapy The function of the foot The human foot is an evolutionary marvel. The human foot contains twenty-six bones, thirty-three joints, and one-hundred ligaments, muscles, and tendons.…

High Speed 2D Video Running Analysis

Injuries impact nearly 80% of all runners at some point (Br J Sports Med 2007). While some runners rarely miss a training run or race due to injury, many experience a variety of injuries and/or recurrent injuries. The key to effectively treating…
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Training Consistency for Successful Distance Running

The roads and lower elevation trails around Missoula have melted after being snow-covered since mid-December. April 1st is the day fools like me test out our skiing fitness and ramp up our running mileage in preparation for early season…

Winter Running and Training Tip: Reducing off season hamstring injury

By: John Fiore, PT Sapphire Physical Therapy The sun appeared today and the thermometer reached 40 degrees Fahrenheit (ed. note: this was written last week!). Warmer temperatures and sp ring racing commitments result in a rapid increase in…