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 [Read More]
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 [Read More]
SHORT TRACK SPEED SKATING – NOT JUST FOR OLYMPIANS
By Ron Berry, P.T., Director of Rehab Services With the Winter Olympics in full swing so many of us will be tuning in to the Short Track Speed Skating Events to catch some of the excitement of the [Read More]
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 [Read More]
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 [Read More]
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 of [Read More]
SHIN SPLINTS: WHAT THEY ARE, HOW THEY OCCUR, AND HOW TO GET RID OF THEM!
By Shelby Stoner, PHASE IV Exercise Physiologist “I should stop running until that pain goes away” …Said no runner ever. Guess what? Running through pain is NOT the solution to your problem, [Read More]
EVERY INJURY HAS A SILVER LINING
Every Injury Has a Silver Lining By Robert Forster, PT As the exclusive Physical Therapy and Training Center for the Sketchers Los Angeles Marathon and their Road Runners Training Program, we meet [Read More]