Pro Athletes with Surprising Weaknesses

Posted by Douglas W. Stoddard MD, M Sp Med, Dip Sport Med, ES on 12 July 2017
Pro Athletes with Surprising Weaknesses
With the advancements in fitness training and sports science over the past two decades, there's a misconception that athletes in rugby, basketball, hockey, soccer, and other fitness-heavy sports, are supermen. And if you're not deliveri...
Posted in: Performance  

Preventing Forward Head Posture

Posted by Douglas W. Stoddard MD, M Sp Med, Dip Sport Med, ES on 5 July 2017
Preventing Forward Head Posture
As a Registered Massage Therapist, it's common to see patients complain about head, neck, and shoulder issues. Before treatment I typically do a postural assessment to understand the source of pain, and far to often I see what is known ...
Posted in: Prevention Upper body  

What is 'Frozen Shoulder'?

Posted by Douglas W. Stoddard MD, M Sp Med, Dip Sport Med, ES on 19 June 2017
What is 'Frozen Shoulder'?
Frozen shoulder is a condition in which the general motion of your shoulder is restricted in all movements and is accompanied by nagging pain. The reason these symptoms begin is generally unknown.  Pain and loss of movement are a result o...
Posted in: Prevention Upper body Treatment options  

Deadlifts - Forward Thinking About Your Backside

Posted by Douglas W. Stoddard MD, M Sp Med, Dip Sport Med, ES on 13 June 2017
Deadlifts - Forward Thinking About Your Backside
Deadlifts sound scary. "Dead" is in their name after all. Deadlifts look scary. You usually see someone built like a fire hydrant, grunting and groaning, ruthlessly powering ungodly amounts of weight off of the floor. But dead...
Posted in: Prevention Upper body Performance  

Cardio at Home: Three Convenient HIIT Exercises

Posted by Douglas W. Stoddard MD, M Sp Med, Dip Sport Med, ES on 25 May 2017
Cardio at Home: Three Convenient HIIT Exercises
You're somebody that loves running because it keeps you fit, but it's also cheap. You don't need to drop thousands on a gym membership, a home gym or a treadmill - you just need a route and a pair of reliable runners. Unfortunat...
Posted in: Performance  
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Pro Athletes with Surprising Weaknesses

Jul 12 2017
With the advancements in fitness training and sports science over the past two decades, there&...

Preventing Forward Head Posture

Jul 05 2017
As a Registered Massage Therapist, it's common to see patients complain about head, neck, ...

What is 'Frozen Shoulder'?

Jun 19 2017
Frozen shoulder is a condition in which the general motion of your shoulder is restricted in all ...

Deadlifts - Forward Thinking About Your Backside

Jun 13 2017
Deadlifts sound scary. "Dead" is in their name after all. Deadlifts look scary. ...

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