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Tuesday, March 08, 2011

By Gregg Fuhrman, MPT, OCS, CFMT, CSCS originally posted on March 9, 2010 12:21 PM

If I don’t race or compete, why do I need to be evaluated on my bike?

You don’t need to be a competitive cyclist to be evaluated for your bike fit. Cycling is a very repetitive activity-you don’t want to hurt yourself doing it. Make sure you positioned correctly on your bike so you don’t risk being sidelined by an injury.

Maybe you have had problems in the past; getting your position... Read full post

Tuesday, March 08, 2011

By Gregg Fuhrman, MPT, OCS, CFMT, CSCS originally posted on March 5, 2010 1:54 AM

Custom Orthotics for your feet

In our last article, we discussed the problem of sore feet, sore heels, and plantar fasciitis. This month’s topic will deal with the use and need for custom made foot orthotics and their role in treating foot and heel pain.

A custom orthotic is specifically designed foot bed that goes into your shoe to replace the insole or liner the shoe came with originally... Read full post

Tuesday, March 08, 2011

By Andy Kerk, PT, OCS, CFMT, ATC Originally posted on August 9, 2010 9:46 PM

Manual therapy refers to skilled use of the physical therapist‘s hands to mobilize and free restricted connective tissues as well as training more optimal movement patterns. There are knots and hardened areas that develop between muscles, tendons, and joints that limit one’s mobility and cause pain and altered movement. Injury, overuse, posture dysfunction, and repeated traumas result in layers of... Read full post

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