December 4, 2019


When someone is undergoing cancer treatment, physical therapy may not be the first healthcare field that comes to mind.  Early cancer treatment is met with oncologists, radiologists, geneticists, nurses, and surgeons...and rightly so.  However, physical therapy has a large role in cancer recovery.  


November 6, 2019

 Connor's Story

I always knew that my role as a physical therapist was rewarding: healing people and allowing them to return to their “life”. 

BUT, until I met my patient Connor W., I did not realize how rewarding my job could really be. Connor was referred to me through a mutual health care professional. Over the last 3 years that I h...

October 10, 2019

The Importance Of Alignment

Do you want to feel good in your body at work, during sports or exercise???? If the answer is yes, then the first step is making sure your biomechanical alignment is sound.  If you are one of my patients, readers, or friends, you have probably heard me talk about alignment and how important our biomechanica...

September 11, 2019

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How can you tell when your athletes have had too much of a good thing?

With the end of summer vacation and the beginning of the school year, I am already starting to see an increase in sports-related injuries in children.  As we all would agree, sports-rel...

August 7, 2019

Summer Sailing On

As the summer rolls on, I continue to see more exercise-related injuries in my practice due to changes in exercise frequency, intensity, and environment. These changes can lead to joint and muscle pain,  preventing us from enjoying our favorite summer exercise and sport routines.

This letter of my summer series will f...

July 10, 2019


Woohoo!!! Summer is definitely here!

With this warmer weather, many of us are changing our exercise routines.  We are exercising more intensely and in different environments.  As a result, I am seeing an increase in exercise-induced pain syndromes in my practice.  

This letter of my summer series will focus on...

June 6, 2019

 Spring is in the air!!!

As the weather turns nicer and spring is underway, more folks are exercising with greater intensity and in different environments.

As a result, I am seeing a lot of exercise-related injuries and overuse syndromes in my practice.

In this second part of my summer series, I will discuss shin splints. 

What Are Shin...

May 1, 2019

Summertime, and the livin's easy?

With Spring underway and summer on the horizon, a lot more folks are exercising more intensely, engaging in seasonal activities such as swimming and golf and, in general, taking their activity outdoors.   Along with this shift from the gym to the outer world, and participating in different forms of ex...

April 5, 2019

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My New Tool

As we all know, fascia is the hot topic right now in the world of health care and physical fitness.  I have written a few newsletters about fascia, myofascial pain and how through manual therapy, I reduce pain that results from fascial and musc...

February 7, 2019

Happy Feet

An old professor of mine once said, “Your feet are the only interface that your body has with the ground”. 

I thought to myself, of course our feet are the only interface we have with the ground now that we have evolved from apes, we no longer use our arms and hands for weight bearing during locomotion! 

With that keen observ...

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