Should I change my running gait pattern to protect my legs?

by Samantha Stadt, PT, DPT, FAAOMPT With the multitude of trends and literature available on different styles or patterns of running, it is difficult to determine what is the best approach for enhancing performance and injury prevention. Individual running form is often a reflection of not only training and skill level, but joint mobility, muscle…

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Regular Yoga Practice Can Reduce Anxiety, Study Finds

According to a study led by researchers at NYU Grossman School of Medicine, yoga practice can reduce anxiety compared to standard education on stress management, a standardized control technique. The study compared Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Kundalini yoga, and stress management education on participants with generalized anxiety disorder (GAD). While CBT is still considered the best…

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Yoga: Sun Salutation A Benefits

Grappling with staying inside can be tough as the summer months come upon us. With added anxiety, fear, and uncertainty due to current world events, it may seem impossible to motivate yourself to begin a yoga practice. However, starting your day focusing on yourself, stretching your body and centering your mind can help set the…

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6 Benefits of Good Posture

Do you remember the movie, The Princess Diaries? You know the scene when Queen Clarice (Julie Andrews) ties Mia (Anne Hathaway) to her dining chair using an Hermes scarf to force her to sit up straight? While it may look silly, and while many of us may not have $300 to spend on the ultimate…

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