Pilates

How To Incorporate Pilates Into Your Running Routine

How To Incorporate Pilates Into Your Running Routine (and my top 5 mat pilates exercises for runners!) In my last post, I discussed the many benefits of incorporating Pilates into your weekly workouts to improve overall strength and running performance. Perhaps you’re curious to explore this movement practice, but are unsure where to start. This …

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Why is my shoulder such a pain in the neck? Part 2

Why is my shoulder such a pain in the neck? Part 2 – Posture Edition “Sit up tall, pull your shoulders back, no slouching! It’s not good for your health!” How many times have you heard your mother, teacher, Pilates instructor, physical therapist, etc… remind you to fix your posture? Too many, right?! We’re all guilty …

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How Strong Is Your Foundation?

Without a stable base, it’s only a matter of time before a system begins to breakdown. For our bodies, the pelvis and the muscles that surround it are our foundation.The hips don’t lie…Shakira had it right. Maintaining adequate hip strength and deep core control are necessary for keeping that foundation stable. Runners with hip weakness …

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Welcome to my website!

Hello and welcome to my new website! I’m excited to share it’s launch with you and look forward to using my blog as a platform for communicating about orthopedic-based physical therapy (PT), Pilates, and all related topics in between. I will be writing from a PT’s perspective, while also sharing my personal experiences of being a patient. Yes, we PT’s get to be …

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