Category Archives: ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY

  • THE NUMBER ONE REASON TO STRETCH

    BY CEO ROBERT FORSTER, PT We know stretching is good for us, so why do we avoid it like the plague?  Maybe you just don’t know that stretching is its own workout, and provides performance bene
  • BAD POSTURE: EVERYONE HAS IT

    “You aren’t born with body parts misaligned; that happens little by little over the years through work and play.” Robert Forster, PT author Healthy Running Step by Step According to the 2017 Nei
  • Hormone Response To Exercise: Ghrelin

    By Shelby Stoner, PHASE IV Exercise Physiologist Other articles in the Hormone Series: Hormone Response To Exercise: Insulin Hormone Response To Exercise: Cortisol Hormone Response To Exercise:  HGH
  • WHAT IS A SPORTS HERNIA

    By CEO Robert Forster, PT This week’s client testimonial is from one of our Forster PT clients. He is a middle aged competitive power lifter who suffered a catastrophic groin injury, some times call
  • ARE YOU TRAINING OR STRAINING

    Don’t Run With Pain An Excerpt from Healthy Running Step by Step by CEO Robert Forster, PT When describing how challenging it can be to find the source of a runner’s pain, my physical therapy ment
  • ANATOMY AND FUNCTION OF THE HAMSTRING

    Chapter 9: Rehabbing Running Injuries Anatomy and Function of the Hamstring An Excerpt from “Healthy Running Step by Step” By Robert Forster, P.T. & Roy M. Wallack In spite of the reputation a
  • SHIN SPLINTS

    Shin Splints: Anatomy and Function By Robert Forster, PT Excerpt: Healthy Running Step by Step, The Complete WaterPower Workout Book The term shin splints is a catchall phrase that refers to nearly al
  • LATERAL KNEE PAIN AND THE ILLIOTIBIAL BAND

    By CEO Robert Forster, PT Author: Healthy Running Step by Step, The Complete WaterPower Workout Book Pain on the outside of the knee is one of the most common complaints from marathoners we see as the
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