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Adventures in Physical Therapy Week 1: Gait Analysis Results

Last week I had a running gait analysis done at the MedStar Harbor Hospital Sports Medicine Clinic. I have been to this clinic several times in the past- once after hip surgery, and then again 3 years ago when I was having problems with my piriformis. In 2012 I had a gait analysis done and […]

Life Updates Thinking Out Loud Style

After being away last weekend I feel really behind with blogging- although technically I’m not. I kept up with my daily posts and have found time to read other posts and reply to comments. However, earlier this week I did scheduled posts knowing I wouldn’t have time to write anything Sunday or Monday. Then Wednesday […]

Be Your Own Injury Detective

As you probably know, lately I have been dealing with some nagging pain and tightness that has interfered with my running. Did you notice how I didn’t use the word “injury” there? I didn’t even want to use the “I” word in the title of this post but I also didn’t want it to be 15 words […]

What’s Next? Goals For 2015

Now that my last race of 2015 has come and gone, and we are only weeks away from the end of 2014, it’s time to start thinking about what’s next for 2015! Honestly, I don’t feel like I have specific goals at this point- they change a lot which tells me I’m not quite ready […]

The Great Stretching Debate

This can be a tricky topic, as stretching seems to be highly debated recently among fitness professionals ands sports medicine providers. I know I have been told by different medical professionals quite a bit of contradicting information. The most recent advice I have been given is to not stretch, except for my hip flexors, which […]

Thinking Out Loud #7: Food, Coffee, and Running

As I started putting together this post I realized that I kept coming up with thoughts about food and drinks…so I will just go with that theme today. Although there will be a little talk of running, too. Thanks Amanda for hosting another week of Thursdays are for Thinking Out Loud! 1. The Starbucks addiction […]

Tips for Choosing a Sports Medicine Provider

Unfortunately I have met with many different sports medicine providers since I have been running. (I am using the term “sports medicine provider” when talking about the fields of physical therapy, chiropractic, orthopedics, podiatry, etc). Over the past 10 years I have been to 2 podiatrists, 2 orthopedists, 2 physical therapists, and 4 chiropractors. I […]

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