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Running Out the Pandemic: Finding Your Starting Line

Running Out the Pandemic: Finding Your Starting Line

As running continues to be a large focal point for active populations, especially in our Minnetonka surrounding cities, we have noticed that many of our clientele have taken to running as a way to stay healthy and build routine in what has been an inconsistent year....

Should You Run with Knee Pain?

Should You Run with Knee Pain?

You have knee pain and it has started to affect your running, should you stop running? should you rest? What about that local race that you do every year that is coming up, do you push through or hold back to rest up until that point? Here at Odom Health and Wellness...

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...

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...

Stressed?

Many people use exercise, including running, to help reduce their stress.  This might be the emotional stress of a major life event, or the daily stress of work and family. However, your favorite stress reducer also creates other types of stress in your body.  What...

Low Back Pain with Golfing

You hit a drive off the 1st tee that goes 50 yards shorter than your average from last year. You can’t help but notice that the pain in your low back definitely limited how well you were able to swing the club. As the round progresses, the pain only gets worse and...

Physical Therapy & Dance

As a dancer, one endures a multitude of stresses to the body. Dancers are certainly prone to injury, just like any athlete. Injury, secondary, to dance can happen acutely due to landing poorly from a grande jeté or have a gradual onset from forcing turn-out in ballet....

5 Nutrition Tips for Endurance Athletes

5 Nutrition Tips for Endurance Athletes   Replenish not Replace. When you exercise, blood is routed to working muscles, fluids are lost through sweat, and oxygen is routed to your brain and heart and away from your digestive tract. Because of these physiologic...

2017 Odom Health & Wellness: Twelve Days of Christmas Promotion

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] 2017 Twelve Days of Christmas Promotion [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Christmas is just around the corner, and it is a holiday tradition at Odom Health & Wellness to offer our patients...

Build a Plate for Performance

Many teen athletes look to their parents and coaches for guidance on food choices to maximize their game day performance.  Just how does nutrition impact ability on the court, field and in the pool?  Let’s take a look at some commonly asked questions.   “What...