I often hear my patients say, “I have terrible posture”. Or their loved ones say to them: “Stand up straight.” “Pull your shoulders back.” “Stick your chest out.” “Don’t slouch.” You’ve probably heard these commands to improve your posture. More often than not, most people — whether young or old, high level athlete or not […]
While walking his german shepherd, my uncle got tangled up in his dog’s leash and fell down, as the dog decided to go a different direction. Gail bent down to fill her dog’s food bowl and hurt her back. Lori’s dog took off after another dog pulling Lori’s arm causing rotator cuff tendonitis. I know; […]
This past April I spent a morning at the Northbrook YMCA providing fall risk/balance screenings. I love offering this service, as I think improving balance and avoiding falls is extremely important. My lovely assistant, my mom Anita, and I arrived at the Northbrook YMCA at 8:30 a.m. We set up the room and waited for […]
Drew is now an Illini graduate! On May 11, 2019, we had the honor of watching Drew graduate from the University of Illinois, College of Engineering in Computer Science. Our day began in my brother’s borrowed mini van. Steve, Jenna and I picked up my in-laws and my mother and we began the journey to […]
A few years back I saw a YouTube video by Todd Kenyon, PhD from www.TTBIKEFIT.com. He was comparing the two primary running styles of elite ironman triathletes. He called the 2 running styles, gazelles and gliders.