Giveaway Update

Lululemon Align Mat

Happy Friday to everyone out here in the blogosphere! Because I am a giveaway virgin, I neglected to tell you all 2 things. A thousand pardons… First- The winner of the Lululemon Align Ultra Yoga Mat and No Brainer Strap will be pulled next Thursday, January 26th. Second- Anyone in the US and Canada can [...]

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The Saga of My Left Foot- Part 3 with a GIVEAWAY!

In my Ankle Dynasplint

At four o’clock my Dynasplint consultant arrived at my office. Back in Part 1, I shared with you all that I work for this company and so I was fortunate to meet her as she came in for other business. It feels so different to be the patient this time. I have been in the [...]

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The Saga of My Left Foot- Part 2

My taping job!

When we last chatted (translate-I whined to you) about my left foot, I said that I took matter into my own hands. I have mounted a full-on attack to my plantar fasciitis (PF as known by the cool kids.) What exactly is PF? The plantar fascia, or arch tendon, is a thick band of tissue [...]

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Kevin Wilk, DPT and Shoulder Rehabilitation

Kevin Wilk, DPT has been a physical therapist, researcher and educator for more than 25 years. He is currently Assoc. Clinical Director for Champion Sports Medicine (a Physiotherapy Facility) in Birmingham, AL. In addition, he is the Director of Rehabilitative Research at the American Sports Medicine Institute in Birmingham and is Adjunct Assistant Professor in [...]

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Upper Motor Neuron Syndrome

Dr. John McGuire is Associate Professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the Medical College of Wisconsin, and a specialist in stroke rehabilitation and spasticity management at Froedtert Hospital. He explains that following an incident to the brain such as a stroke there are three affects that can combine to create the bucket of challenges [...]

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