Will Your Desk Be the Death of You?

Most of us would agree that sitting couldn’t possibly be good for us. However, few of us ever really came to the harsh realization of just how dangerous it is. Articles discussing this topic have been all over recently, most of which have deemed sitting the new smoking, so I thought I’d shed some light […]

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Are You Too Tight or Too Weak?

There are 2 types of people that can’t touch their toes….. those that are too tight and those that are too weak. Don’t be fooled as both groups of people will present similarly if not identically. Usually as they bend forward, they will declare that their “hamstrings are tight” and many times you’ll hear “I […]

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Can’t Touch Your Toes… “Try Harder!”

I am very adamant about this topic for several reasons.  Here I will present one, seemingly obvious example, that I find myself talking to patients about on a daily basis. Here is the scenario… someone bending forward to touch their toes versus someone trying to perform a squat.  Let’s say, for example, the person is […]

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