sport-specific injuries

Sacroiliac Joint Pain – Part 3

Sacroiliac Joint Pain – Part 3 This week’s post is the third and final installment of the Sacroiliac Joint (SIJ) Pain Series. I hope you’ve enjoyed learning about this specialty topic. If you’ve just recently joined our SIJ conversation, I encourage you to check out part 1 and part 2 where I discussed the following: …

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Sacroiliac Joint Pain – Part 2

Sacroiliac Joint Pain – Part 2 Welcome back to the second installment of Sacroiliac Joint (SIJ) dysfunction. In last week’s post I introduced what the SIJ is and why it’s a commonly associated with low back pain complaints. I also explained that there are three important muscular systems that influence the SIJ, and went into …

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Sacroiliac Joint Pain – Part 1

Sacroiliac Joint Pain – Part 1 You’ve just finished crushing it this morning in the gym doing a combination of running and resistance training. You’re flying high on your exercise endorphins, and impressed with your new levels of fitness. Later on while sitting at your desk you start to notice an ache in your low …

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To stretch or not to stretch? That is the question…

“What stretches should I do to help me reduce my risk for injury?” “Will stretches help decrease muscle soreness after my workout?” “What stretches should I be doing to help me with my athletic performance? “When should I do dynamic vs static stretching? Does it matter?” These are some of the most common stretching questions …

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Three Things All Runners Need To Be Doing

How do I stay injury free? I get asked this question almost daily from my patients. There is no perfect formula you can follow, unfortunately. Injury doesn’t discriminate; it’s an equal opportunist. The best predictor for future injury is your previous history of injury. As runners, the statistics are not in our favor. Between 50-75% …

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