What is FMS and Y-Balance?

By Matthew Zaudtke, PT, DPT, OCS, ATC, CSCS Movement is critical. The human body was made to move. We have to keep our body in motion to reduce the risks associate with a sedentary lifestyle. Some people maintain motion through participation in athletics or recreational…

Addressing ACL Injury Prevention

Awareness of ACL (anterior cruciate ligament) knee injuries is increasing, yet prevention programs are still lacking. ACL injuries continue to have devastating consequences for athletes, especially younger ones. Young athletes compete in more games but are more inactive off the field than ever before….

Exercise Recommendations for Low Back Pain

Exercise is an extremely important component of managing back pain.  I often will have patients ask me; what is the best type of exercise for my back?  While generalizations can be made about exercise, It is important that the exercise chosen is appropriate for…

3 Low Impact Exercises that Get Results

Every now and then, our bodies need a break from the pounding and abuse they can take with many common exercise programs.  Luckily, low impact exercises can offer the same great results without all the wear and tear.  However, if you are experiencing excessive…