Category Archives: INJURY PREVENTION

  • 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
  • FOUR REASONS TO TRY SLOW EXERCISE

    Source: news.com.au March 4, 2017 Forget about HIIT classes and bootcamp, you don’t need to put yourself through hell to get fit. Here’s why low intensity workouts are better. HIGH Intensity Inter
  • Matt Larkin, PHASE IV Exercise Specialist    BILATERAL HORIZONTAL ABDUCTION This exercise is great for working supporting muscles of the shoulder, specifically the posterior deltoid, infras
  • Pain or Gain? Dangers in the Gym

    By Robert Forster, P.T., PHASE IV CEO Every day we see research that shows exercise is the best medicine to prevent and treat many of the lifestyle diseases that plague our population. However, many p
  • HOW EXERCISE AND NUTRITION MAY RELIEVE YOUR BACK PAIN

    By Shelby Stoner, PHASE IV Exercise Physiologist FOOD FOR THOUGHT: Each year, 50% of Americans over the age of 18 develop a musculoskeletal injury that lasts longer than 3 months. That’s 108 million
  • 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
  • JOINT PAIN, A REALITY OF LIFE?

    By Robert Forster, PT & and Shelby Stoner, PHASE IV Exercise Physiologist You wake up in the morning and limp to the bathroom, as the sore knee that use to be stiff occasionally, is now painful al
  • ACHILLES TENDON 101

    Chapter 9: Rehabbing Running Injuries Achilles Tendon: Anatomy and Function An Excerpt from “Healthy Running Step by Step” by Robert Forster, P.T. & Roy M. Wallack The Achilles tendon is one o
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