injury prevention

The 3 most Prevalent Wrist injuries from CrossFit and Olympic Weightlifting

The 3 most Prevalent Wrist injuries from CrossFit and Olympic Weightlifting

Impingement Syndromes of the Wrist

Dorsal Wrist Impingement

Dorsal wrist impingement is the most common injury to a CrossFitters, Olympic Weightlifter or Gymnasts wrist. The injury results from the repetitive combination of hyperextension (extending or straightening the joint beyond its normal range of motion) and axial loading, (placing force on the joint or bone).

When motivation = meltdown

When motivation = meltdown

In the lead up to summer, the fitness industry is flooding us with 8 week challenges, 2 week unlimited deals, and other varying incentives to get us back in shape.

 

Being motivated to get in shape is great! So what’s the issue?

4 Reasons your Shin Splints aren’t going away

4 Reasons your Shin Splints aren’t going away

Before we get to the reasons you’re still in pain after all this time. I’m going to tell you a story and question at least the last 15-20 years of treatment for shin splints pain. In my view, over pronation is an old fashioned, poorly constructed theory for why shin splints develops. It causes tunnel vision and prevents us as practitioners and our patients from doing the necessary work to uncover the truth.