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“Arthritis is a normal response to an abnormal stimulus”

April 18, 2014


From an upcoming, much longer post, detailing my second visit to The Washington University in St. Louis. Where I took a course by Shirley Sahrmann and the physical therapy department. You can read about my first visit here.  Your knee has been hurting a while. You get some X-Rays; the doctor comes back and states you […]

A thought for engineers

April 16, 2014


A TED talk about bionic limbs has been making waves through the internet. If you haven’t seen it, it’s a testament to the work being done for amputees. Where at the end of the talk a victim from the Boston marathon, who had her lower leg amputated, comes on stage and dances. – Amazing stuff. […]

Athletes are not the epitome of health

April 10, 2014


When you work in personal training, there are obvious, well known cycles. New Year’s is the most talked about; there are the months right before summer; the week of Thanksgiving many say “screw it, I’ll see you in January.” The school year has a ton of weight too. Spring breaks, summer vacations, back to school, […]

A simple blueprint for aging well

April 7, 2014


I recently spent a long weekend in Chicago for St. Patrick’s Day. While California, particularly Southern California, has just about everything a person could want, one thing it sorely lacks is a St. Patrick’s Day scene. I’m from the Northeastern U.S., which means the first 17 days of March every year are, in some shape […]

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April 2, 2014

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The most important phase of ACL rehab (info)

April 2, 2014


For a long time I’ve debated putting out an ACL resource. Because the rehab is so long, usually at least 6 months, I wrestled with attempting to make something covering that much time. So much can happen in 6+ months, everyone’s timeline is going to be different, goals are individual. Over the last few years, […]