Running After Injury

Posted February 09, 2016 By
Some physical therapists have long considered knee braces as detrimental to future knee health.  After all, why do we want to teach our patients to be dependent on knee braces when we can solve their knee pain through knee strengthening and teaching proper biomechanics? Some physical therapists may also purport knee braces causing perpetual weakness in surrounding knee muscles through dependency on external support. If there's one thing runners READ MORE [...]

Knee Braces

Posted December 19, 2015 By
Some physical therapists have long considered knee braces as detrimental to future knee health. Afterall, why do we want to teach our patients to be dependent on knee braces when we can solve their knee pain through knee strengthening and teaching proper biomechanics? Some physical therapists may also purport knee braces causing perpetual weakness in surrounding knee mucles through dependency on external support, which could lead to knee injuries. However, READ MORE [...]

Physical Therapy Exercises

Posted November 14, 2015 By
We at Stride Strong Physical Therapy strive to make our patients stronger. Usually deficits and impairments lie with patients having weak or damaged muscles that need to be strengthened for return to walking and running. Your physical therapist will draw upon his/her knowledge of your weaknesses and use a combination of functional and isolated exercises to progress you. But what exactly is the evidence of efficacy between these different types READ MORE [...]
A recent article published in Journal of Orthopaedic & Sports Physical Therapy outlined the work of researchers in gathering 974 studies on running gait retraining and found 10 quality studies that support Running Gait Analyses, which are real-time feedback sessions between runner and physical therapist in changing gait and running mechanics: click here for article. Feedback tools used for gait retraining in the articles are identical to what READ MORE [...]
Have you been to the doctor's recently and felt rushed through the appointment? Did you see a assistant instead of your doctor? Did the provider barely look up from their computer? Did you feel like your provider really listened to you? Doctors are overloaded. They are seeing more and more patients due to the fee-for-service model of our healthcare system. The standard time for a primary care visit is 15 minutes, which means you often will get READ MORE [...]

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Ross B.'s Review Ross B.
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Dr Alice Holland has totally fixed up my messed up shoulder. She is the second physical therapist I've seen for it and while there was no improvement with...

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Star J.'s Review Star J.
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Could not have had a better PT experience! Paul Murkai worked with me for over 6 weeks, helping me to regain ankle and hip flexibility after recovering from...

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Angeli S.'s Review Angeli S.
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I have been dealing with IT band syndrome for 2.5 years now, and haven't had any luck getting back to running. I've been to other clinics in the past to no...

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