With warmer spring weather right around the corner, combined with a few wonderful weekends of 60-70˚ days, I have been seeing more and more runners out on the sidewalks and trails throughout Omaha. For some, the weather changes have likely been a chance to break free from the monotony of the treadmill or indoor exercise. . .
As the warm weather arrives two things follow: 1. increased children’s activity 2. Injuries. The emergence of year long activity along with more practice time and performances have increased the rate of injury in children. Children are now faced with more pressure to perform injured due to the higher level of competition. Parents and coaches. . .
Runners are a special breed, along with cross-fitters they will gut out the toughest of situations to complete their workout. However, running while in pain can lead to a host of other issues. It is common for runners to experience discomfort at one time or another especially as mileage is being ramped up. If not addressed,. . .
Frequently Asked Questions about Functional Dry Needling What is Dry Needling? Dry Needling is a treatment procedure in which a thin needle is passed through the skin into a muscle. The target of the procedure is usually a trigger point, or “knot,” in the muscle that is causing pain and/or dysfunction. This procedure may include. . .
A fun meme from our Midtown Crossing clinic, located on 31st and Farnam.. . .
Menisectomy vs Mensical Repair If you are a Bull’s fan or Chicagoan in general the news of Derrick Rose’s recurring meniscal tear has already sent you into the first stage of grieving. So, now what? A lot of medical professionals and former athletes will be on the airwaves today comparing and contrasting injuries, surgical techniques,. . .
Stretching and Flexibility Stretching and flexibility are both important. If done right, stretching will lead to flexibility. It’s well known that those that are flexible are less prone to injury. There are the exceptions of course, just as with anything else. Even those on the Cirque de Soleil circuit still get hurt. For the majority. . .
Are you getting into the swing of your New Year’s resolution? Many people are heading to the gym this time of year to lose weight or get into shape. Gyms and fitness centers provide a variety of options for cardiovascular and strength training to reach those new goals. Always remember to warm up and stretch. . .
At this time of year, health clubs and gyms are usually packed with people working on their New Year resolutions to lose weight, look better, put on some muscle mass and generally get into shape. Strength training is a vital part of any fitness program. There are many important benefits from strength training but also. . .
As we approach the end of the year, many people will be starting the new year with new resolutions. One of the most common New Year’s resolutions is to start a workout regimen. If this is your New Year’s resolution, it is important to remember to incorporate core training in to your plan. The core. . .