Category: Fitness

Pups – Your Best Fitness Pal: 5 Reasons How a Dog Can Improve Your Mental and Physical Health

June 13th, 2018

Warm weather is FINALLY here for running! Even though Chicago has been seeing its fair share of rainy days, the temperature is up and here to stay (for a couple months at least). Take full advantage of these summer months by amping up your run, getting outside, and increasing your overall happiness. Now that race

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Golfer’s Elbow? Tennis Elbow? What’s the difference? And why do I have this injury if I am not an athlete?  

May 23rd, 2018

Medial and/or Lateral epicondylitis Both injuries involve the muscles and tendons of your forearm, and can cause significant pain and frustration with difficulty completing daily routine, sport and leisure.  Epicondylitis is the irritation of tendons that attach to the epicondyle – part of the bone on the inside (medial) or outside (lateral) part of the

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Massage Therapy:  Effective in Alleviating Muscle Spasms and Cramps

April 23rd, 2018

Any  runner at one point or another has had a varying degree of a muscle spasm or a cramp.  Spasms are painful and uncontrollable in the moment. Sometimes they can take your breath away.  Soft tissue manual therapy is an effective technique to relieve spasms and the soreness caused from them.   Spasms Defined A

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