What Creates Good Running Form?

What Creates Good Running Form?

One of the most common question every PT hears: “How can I think my way to better running form?” The short answer: You can’t. Not really. I know! I wish it was that easy. The long answer: The way you run is determined by a bunch of different factors....

Pregnancy- The Ultimate Endurance Achievement!

The Limits of Human Endurance = Pregnancy! What is the ultimate limit of human endurance? Is it mountaineering expeditions to the world’s highest peaks? Is it riding a bike across a continent? Running a marathon every day? No, no, and no. The single greatest feat of...
Should Runners Stretch?

Should Runners Stretch?

  Running is not the kind of activity that demands great flexibility in general, but tight muscles and joints can cause pain, injury, and decreased performance. This is a huge topic in the running rehab world that can’t be adequately addressed in a short summary,...
Top 6 Physical Therapy Myths during National PT Month

Top 6 Physical Therapy Myths during National PT Month

October is National Physical Therapy month, a time when physical therapists not only celebrate their profession, but also educate others about the role physical therapy plays in improving the health and vitality of their patients … and of...
Shoreline Wellness: Combat Osteoporosis through Exercise

Shoreline Wellness: Combat Osteoporosis through Exercise

SHORELINE, WA – To the 43 million Americans who have low bone density, putting them at high risk of osteoporosis, Shoreline physical therapist Bruk Ballenger, has an important message: exercise is good medicine.  But not just any exercise –...