How To Make An Olympian!

Hey there it’s Andrew Dombek from AID performance Physical Therapy and I am back from South Korea and the Winter Olympics. Since returning, I have had time to reflect on everything that I saw and experienced as well as interviewing the athletes, their friends and their families. What I’ve learned (from my experience) is that…

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Injured? No Need To Be A Couch Potato Get Up and Walk!

  It’s that time of year when people take to the streets and trails to get out and run! Fresh air and exercise do a lot for your general well being, but what if you have an injury preventing you from running, or maybe you’re like a friend of mine who only runs if she…

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How to Avoid “Plantar Fasciitis” And “Shin Splints”

I’m still seeing a lot of Sunday morning runners out running and that is a good thing! But what I’m about to write comes with a bit of warning that I had brought to my attention by a chance conversation that took place in my local gym on Tuesday. The story is basically this: A…

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Ankle Injuries: Which Shoe Is Better At Prevention: High-tops vs Low-tops

Today I want to tackle a question I get a lot in the clinic, and I also used to wonder about it (for myself) as well. First, allow me tell you a personal story:  I like to play recreational basketball at the gym and never owned a pair of basketball shoes (to play in).   I…

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