New Heights Physical Therapy is a Postural Restoration Certified Clinic
Sitting in good posture does not mean the same thing as erect posture.
Loss of big toe flexibility can limit a dancer's ability to releve' and change a balance and alignment. Great toe flexibility and strength is essential for correct technique and injury prevention.
No pain no gain is not a proper training philosophy, pain is your body's way of warning you that something is not functioning properly
For a dancer, loss of flexibility in the thoracic spine and ribcage can cause limitation in hip rotation. Stretching thru the spine and ribs can help improve hip rotation and turnout.
Running shoes should be replaced every 400 - 500 miles, sooner if not purchased from a running store.
Patellofemoral pain syndrome is the leading cause of knee pain in runners.
Hamstring muscle strain are the most prevalent injuries reported in sports and the #1 predisposing risk factor is a previous history of strain
Running forces are 3x greater than forces produced in walking, therefore biomechanical alignment issues are more significant when you run.
Most people that report low back pain are unable to breathe correctly, their core muscles are weaker and they demonstrate a poor muscle firing pattern.
Treadmill running decreases the need for your hamstrings and glutes to pull your upper body forward however, your hip flexors have to work harder to control your foot from being pulled backwards.
Urinary leakage is never normal, physical therapy can help you gain control of your bladder and prevent leakage
Sport specific training may not be enough to assure that your body is balanced and strong enough to prevent injury
Most knee problems are resolved when imbalances at the hip and pelvis are corrected
New Heights Performance Physical Therapy
Mendota Heights Office Center II
1270 Northland Drive, Suite 175
Mendota Heights, MN 55120