Spring Tune-Ups for Injury Prevention

Spring Tune-Ups for Injury Prevention

Now that the snow has finally melted around here, a new season of sporting activities is beginning. If you are about to start a sport, especially if it is something you have never done before, injury prevention should be something that is on your mind.   A lot of...
The Importance of Stability

The Importance of Stability

Some years ago I was watching the women’s giant slalom event at the winter Olympics. That particular day conditions were quite icy and there had been some talk of rescheduling the event. In the end they did, but not before several competitors fell. Big time. As in...
Acute Back Injuries are Avoidable

Acute Back Injuries are Avoidable

“I just bent over to pick up my sock off the floor and I couldn’t straighten up. I’ve been in excruciating back pain since.” A lot of us know someone with a similar story. Of course, picking up a sock off the floor doesn’t cause a severe injury. It’s just the straw...