The Best Hallux Limitus Shoes

Kaitlyn Feldvari

Whether you’re an athlete, runner, or somewhere in between, you know there’s no shortage of issues that can hold you back. From plantar fasciitis to calf pain, learning how to treat the aches and pains that come your way is important for living a healthy and active lifestyle.  One common condition that can be incredibly painful is hallux limitus. Hallux … Read More

5 Massages For Healing Plantar Fasciitis Pain At Home

Kaitlyn Feldvari

Plantar fasciitis is a condition that will ultimately affect 1 in 10 people during their lifetime. While the condition can be especially bothersome for professional athletes, the rest of us aren’t immune to the many physical stressors we face in everyday life.  While there are many treatments, it’s often a long-term battle. In this article, we’ll show you step by … Read More

Peroneal Tendonitis Massage At Home

Kaitlyn Feldvari

Whether you’re incredibly active or a runner or athlete, hearing the word inflammation can ruin anyone’s day. Peroneal tendonitis, in particular, can be a real drag on hitting a new PR or performing your best at work or home.  Despite being an incredibly common condition, the good news is that most people can fully recover within a month. In addition … Read More

The Best Holistic Treatments For Hallux Limitus

Kaitlyn Feldvari

One of the more common causes of foot pain, hallux limitus, is a condition that affects your big toe joint, causing inflammation and reduction in movement, not to mention pain.  Given the cost and often long recovery times of surgery, it’s only natural to seek out holistic treatments before going under the knife. While the decision whether or not to … Read More

The Best Plantar Fasciitis Massage Tools For Maximum Relief

Kaitlyn Feldvari

Image of someone using the Eclipse

When it comes to treating your plantar fasciitis with massage, using the right tools matter. Overly expensive and gimmicky solutions that promise the world and aren’t very effective and can often hurt more than just your wallet.  Not only do the right tools help improve the effectiveness of alleviating your pain, but they are critical in building a consistent massage … Read More

How Vibration Therapy Helps Athletes

Krista Bugden

Brent Fikowski using the Sidekick Fuse

The legacy of Ancient Greece lives on. Thousands of year later, the ideas of these ancient people are deeply rooted in modern society. But, what does that have to do with CrossFit or athletics? Most people will immediately think of Olympic origins. And while true – the Olympics originated in Greece – the Greeks were also famously the first to … Read More

Muscle Adhesions: Are They Getting in the Way of Your Athletic Performance?

Krista Bugden

“Muscle adhesion.” You may have heard the term in your physical therapist’s or doctor’s office. Or perhaps you came across in it when googling your symptoms. But what are muscle adhesions? A muscle adhesion is scar tissue that has developed in the muscles. It can cause muscle weakness, pain, and a limited range of motion. And it frequently goes undiagnosed. … Read More

12 Causes of Shoulder Pain at Night and What You Can Do About Them

Hin Lai

Shoulder Pain at Night

Shoulder pain at night can ruin a good night’s sleep and wreck your productivity the next day. In fact, shoulder pain that keeps you up at night can cause a cycle of making you experience even more pain than you would if you had had a good night’s sleep. In a study conducted by UCLA, individuals who were purposefully kept … Read More

Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome

Nicole Clark

Ehlers Danlos

We all know someone who is a little bit clumsy, gets injured easily, and although otherwise looks healthy is chronically tired and complains of pain. Are they just complaining for the sake of complaining, or is something truly wrong? A possible explanation is that the person has Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome, often referred to as EDS. What is EDS? EDS is a … Read More

What Does the Clicking Sound in Your Shoulder Mean?

Nicole Clark

“Doc, my shoulder clicks when I do this…” Often times I have a patient that says that statement, and it is accompanied by a windmill movement of his or her arm. I always think of what my mother would say when I did the same thing as a kid: “If you don’t like the clicking then stop doing that!” But … Read More