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The Deadbug Exercise Looking for a versatile core exercise that you can easily progress or regress? Look no further than the Deadbug! These variations will help target deep intrinsic muscles and provide low back stability. How to set up the Deadbug exercise First...

Anti-Rotational Core Exercises

Move Over Crunches, Here Comes Anti-Rotational Core Exercises Pop Quiz: What exercises are purposely designed to combat excessive twisting during exercises, like running? A. Crunches B. Stretching C. Anti-Rotational Core Exercise D. Handstand Walks If you guessed (C)...

To My Younger Athlete Self: What I Wished I Had Known

Were you an young athlete? We were. Depending on your high school size and location, you might have walked through your school doors with handfuls of options for different clubs and sports teams to join. Over the loud speakers, the announcements shared where to get...

What Physical Therapy is Really Like

What is Physical Therapy really like? Many people find themselves in need of Physical Therapy. From listening to our past patients describe how they got to our clinic, here’s a few popular scenarios: At your yearly physical, you bring up the nagging shoulder pain...

Myth busting: Shoulder Injuries in CrossFit

Taylor, our Summer 2019 intern, was interested by many of our CrossFit patients, especially those coming in for shoulder injuries. For her internship project, she decided to bust the biggest myth about shoulder injuries in CrossFit.

The Perfect Exercise for Back Pain!

Have you ever had back or hip pain? Are you postpartum? Are you trying to up your performance? Are you all of the above? We have the perfect exercise for you!

Reintroducing Fitness after Quarantine

A how-to guide for reintroducing fitness after quarantine. Read this article to ensure you minimize risk of injury as you return to the gym! Fitness After Quarantine Yes, finally, most gyms here in Ohio have reopened! Our goal with this article is to share knowledge...

8 Minutes of Exercise a Day

8 Minute Workout Exercise=good You know exercise is important to your health. It helps you feel better physically, gives you energy, and helps you deal with the stress of your busy life.   But what do you do when your life suddenly changes?! Quarantine, social...

Youth Sports, When does it Become Too Much?

My Athletic Story Written by Dr. John Snyder, PT Growing up and playing competitive hockey, my goal was always to obtain a college scholarship and maybe, just maybe make it to that next level. So, I did what any other talented young athlete would do, I listened to...
Knee Pain is No Match for the RDL

Knee Pain is No Match for the RDL

Dr. Jake assessing a patient's knee. Ever struggle with knee, hip or hamstring pain? Are you familiar with the Single Leg Romanian Dead lift (aka the RDL)? According to Dr. Jake, our new physical therapist, you should! Dr. Jake broke down the muscles of the movement,...

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Is this mindset holding you back?

Is this mindset holding you back?

Summer is upon us, and as I lace up my running shoes I know for a fact that there is a mindset that has prohibited me from accomplishing my goals in the past, and I think you too. Have you heard of the all-or-nothing mindset? It's the idea that there is no in-between,...

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Are you a believer?

Are you a believer?

Carol is! We are so honored to feature a guest post from our patient Carol, and her witty comments about her physical therapy experience. Without further ado, below is her post! A Sure Fire Way to Get Results from Physical Therapy I’m a believer. Sounds like...

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Is your core engaged?

Is your core engaged?

Having a strong core is important, just ask Dr. Mattie (or any of our PTs)! Dr. Mattie is breaking down all the right reasons to pay special attention to your core and why it's the key to activity: from sitting here reading this email to high level performance!...

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