My biggest challenge as a physical therapist who advocates for CrossFit™ as an appropriate fitness activity is those in the healthcare industry who are working against me and demonizing CrossFit™. Many individuals trust their healthcare practitioners when they say that CrossFit™ is dangerous. Individuals should be able to trust their educated healthcare professionals, but giving false claims, is a breeding ground for mistrust. CrossFit™ is proven to be no more dangerous than other common sports and fitness activities.
The debate between running with a marshmallow strapped to your foot or nothing at all between you and the pavement…
The age-old response to someone in pain or who has an injury is to just go lay down and rest. However, rest is not the answer. Rest does not help us heal. Rest does not ease our pain.
There is no evidence to support that running increases arthritis or that runners are more prevalent to have knee degeneration.
The myth that your back pain is caused by your rotated hips is largely told by clinicians to their patients.…
Traditionally, the Biomechanical Model was referred to when dealing with patients in pain. The Biomechanical Model is the practice of…
Everyone is told that foam rolling and manual therapy breaks up tissue, however, the evidence says otherwise.
What stretching does do: -Temporarily increases viscoelastic properties of the muscle up to 1 hour after stretch.
I have teamed up with Dr. Joe Camoratto to address many myths that we and our patients have encountered in the rehab industry.
These myths are some of the most common beliefs in rehab. Much of what the industry “knows” is not what evidence backs up to today.