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Why Does My Back Hurt?

Why Does My Back Hurt?

Unfortunately as we get older we start to notice things may ache a bit more than they used to.  Today’s society has become a sitting culture. We are no longer hauling hay in the fields or manning machines like we did in the industrial era (or at least not as many...

Pelvic Floor Dysfunction and What You Can Do

Pelvic Floor Dysfunction and What You Can Do

Have you ever leaked a little urine when coughing, sneezing, or jumping? While this may be common, it is not normal. Pelvic floor dysfunction (PFD) is a condition that affects many men and women.  It is estimated that in women the prevalence of PFD of one or more...

Deadlifting: Common faults that may cause low back pain

Deadlifting: Common faults that may cause low back pain

The deadlift is a foundational movement in most forms of strength training, and is particularly important for athletes who train or compete in powerlifting, olympic lifting or CrossFit. The movement primarily involves the athlete bending towards the ground by hinging...

Holiday Nutrition 2018

1. Bring a healthy dish to share. One way to make sure you have a healthy option at a get-together is to bring it yourself. This can be as easy as bringing a veggie tray. 2. Have your favorite dish with no guilt. Saying no to everything makes us want it more and...

Running Barefoot vs. with Shoes? Which is Best?

Today I wanted to bring a a topic to you a talking about barefoot running versus shod running or running with with shoes and the reasoning for doing this.  A lot of people will will want to run barefoot as opposed to shoes and because of that, some people have...

2019 Flurry Scurry

5th Annual Flurry Scurry 5K Brings Families to the Snowy Shores of Lake Minnetonka EXCELSIOR, MN (JANUARY 20 ) The 5th Annual Flurry Scurry 5K, held in conjunction with The North American Pond Hockey Championship and in coordination with the Kelly Phillips Foundation,...

Food Sensitivity Testing

Could something that you are eating everyday be making you feel tired or bloated? Do you ever feel achy, or distressed, or have skin issues out of nowhere? These are just a few of the symptoms that a food sensitivity can cause. We talk about food being our medicine,...

Seasonal Transition for the Endurance Athlete

  Seasonal Transition for the Endurance Athlete   Many endurance athletes around the twin cities area are getting their final races in for the months ahead and as usual are looking for ways to stay sharp and conditioned during the off-season to prepare for...

What to Expect with Stem Cell Injections 

You may be wondering what is involved in the recovery process of stem cell injection procedures. There are many different types of procedures and areas of the body that can be targeted through stem cell injection, but it is good to know a general summary of what you...

Why Physical Therapy?

Physical therapy is an incredibly important field as it can help people of all ages with all types of injuries and problems. Physical therapy programs not only help people to return to their previous lifestyles and routines, but can also create more strength and and...