Maintaining a Mobile Hip

By Matthew Zaudtke, PT, DPT, OCS, ATC, CSCS As with many sports and daily activities, ideal mobility and flexibility throughout the body is important. We have to maintain a proper balance of strength and flexibility to ensure we don’t “break down”. There are few…

Chocolate PB & Greens Smoothie

By Dr. Chelsea Savage, PT, DPT, OCS Ingredients 1 scoop chocolate protein powder 1 Tablespoon All natural peanut butter 1 Cup Unsweetened almond milk 2 handfuls greens (I used spinach) Add all ingredients into a blender and blend until smooth.

Gluten Free Key Lime Pie

From Mike Ploski, PT, ACT, OCS Anyone with Celiac disease, or gluten sensitivities will tell you, it can be a challenge finding good gluten-free desserts. Even though grocery stores and restaurants have gotten much better at offering gluten-free options, the best are usually homemade….

What is Thoracic Outlet Syndrome (TOS)?

What is Thoracic Outlet Syndrome? Thoracic Outlet Syndrome (TOS) refers to a collection of conditions that result in nerve or blood vessel stress in the neck, shoulder and arm. Symptoms commonly include arm or hand numbness, coldness, tingling, or discoloration. You may be referred…

6 Tips for Smarter Workday Eating

You’re already running late, clearly no time for breakfast at home. You plan to get oatmeal with your coffee in the drive thru, but how can you resist that maple bacon donut? You’ve crashed by mid-morning and gobble down your afternoon snack. Its 4pm…

Why Physicals Are So Important

If it’s not broken, don’t fix it. Right? Wrong. When it comes to your body it’s vital to have yearly physicals. Not only do physicals put you and your health care providers in touch about your body but it’s actually been shown that yearly…