Wrapping Up Youth Spring Sports with Physical Therapy

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While it is easy to get carried away in the excitement of the last few games, matches and meets, it is extremely important to also check in with our kids about their physical state to address any pain or injuries that may have come up during the season.

Hit Bombs Off the Tee: Unlock Your Long Drive Potential

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So you want to hit the long ball, huh? Well, improving your distance on your drives may not be as hard as you think. With some simple mobility and strength drills you can maximize your potential to hit bombs while still not having to swing out of your shoes.

Preventing Knee and Back Trouble on Your Bike

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Physical therapists often see cyclists with back pain and leg or knee pain. While we can get to the root of the problem and create a plan for recovery and to avoid recurrence, following these tips can help you avoid the pain altogether!

Lifting Routines Tailored for Your Life and Goals

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Programming your lifting routine to match your goals and lifestyle is key to success. With no one-size-fits-all solution, it is crucial to consider factors like frequency, intensity, skill required, volume, rest, and medical history.

How Pushup Form Impacts Shoulder Pain

Pushup form for avoiding shoulder pain means perfecting push-up motion

Like with any exercise, pushup form plays a factor in achieving the desired outcomes – both for targeting the proper muscle groups, and for injury prevention.

The 5 B’s of Breathing for Exercise

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Breathing is a fundamental root of life. However just because you are breathing doesn’t mean you are using your most efficient and effective mode of breath.

Hip-Hinging Issues in Youth Athletes

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The hip hinge is an important movement in everyday life for all of us. But it is a crucial pattern athletes need to perfect in order to optimize performance, reduce injury risk and support long-term health.

CrossFit and Physical Therapy

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As a varied and high-intensity sport, CrossFit can lead to injuries even for the most seasoned athlete. Working with a physical therapist can be the key to unlocking your highest level of injury-free performance yet!

5 Tips to Prep for a Turkey Trot or Holiday Run

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More than a million people across the U.S. lace up their running shoes and kick off the Thanksgiving Day festivities with a Turkey Trot! If you’re one of them, consider these tips to make sure you’re ready!

Idaho Running Day – Seminar Series

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FREE Seminars to Prepare You for Your Race! We are excited to proudly sponsor Idaho Running Day on September 16th, a new race with distances from 5k to full marathon. For more information and race registration, visit the official Idaho Running Day website. To help you in your preparation for this great event, we will […]

5 Moves to Help You Jump Higher

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Jumping is a key part of many sports including basketball, skiing and snowboarding, tennis, and volleyball. It is not only fun, but also great exercise for developing strength and cardiovascular fitness.

Why Every Golfer Should Work With a PT

Golf Fitness & Performance Program

Golf-specific fitness is not just for tour players anymore. Any golfer can tune their body to improve performance by following a golf fitness training program created by a physical therapist.

4 Moves to Strong Knees for a Stellar Ski Season

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One of the most important components of having a successful ski season is spending some time doing some pre-season ski conditioning. However, if you did not have the chance to do this, there is still something you can do.

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