New This Week
Our friend Ellie Somers talks training female runners. Do you have clients that don’t seem to be reaching her potential? Here’s some info that may help her out:
3 Common Training Pitfalls Made by Female Runners
It’s the New Year and resolutions and diet crazes abound. If we have a working liver do we really need to detox? A Canadian professor of health law and science policy Timothy Caulfield put some of the most popular detoxes to the test:
The Delusion of Detoxing: There’s no Evidence to Support Holiday Cleanses, Experts Say
The MTDC Year in Review
December: Myofascial Release: An Evolving and Simple Definition
November: How Much Neuroscience Do We Really Need?
October: Altered Skin Colour and Circulation, Result of Massage or Nervous System?
October: Predictive Coding: Why Expectation Matters for Movement and Pain
September: 4 Tissue Loading Progressions to Help with Knee Pain
July: Understanding Depression, Ways to Recognize and Help
May: Where Does the Social Fit in Biopsychosocial?
April: Tissue Loading for Acute Injuries
April: Pathologizing: Our Words Matter
March: It’s Time to Start Building Your Tribe
February: The Difficulty of Challenging Our Beliefs
February: 6 Ways to Develop Leadership as a Massage Therapist
January: Three Reasons It Matters Why a Treatment Works
Valerie has been a physical therapist and athletic trainer for 18 years and currently works in a hospital-based clinic in Seattle, WA. Valerie started her career working with athletes and researching the female athlete. Early in her career, she started working with pregnant clients and found a new love for Women’s and Men’s Health.She now has dedicated her career to treating patients with chronic pain, complaints during and after pregnancy, and pelvic floor dysfunction.Valerie teaches for the APTA and holds an adjunct professor position at Texas Woman’s University, teaching woman’s health curriculum.
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