Healthy bones are the foundation to healthy running. Bones are strong, sturdy, and designed to tolerate a great amount of stress. In fact, bones get stronger from weight bearing. This is good news for runners, who put cumulative stress through their bones with each foot fall. However, bones have their limits and require proper care. […]
Our clinic specializes in the education and treatment of endurance athletes. This weekend is a “double whammy” of endurance events, with the Ironman World Championships in Kona, HI taking place today (October 13th) and Ironman Louisville taking place tomorrow, October 14th. (click the links to find out more info about the events, search athletes and […]
Well, that happened quickly. Ironman Traverse City 70.3 SOLD OUT in the first hours of general registration. Hoping to see a ton of our friends, colleagues and athletes training and prepping for the first year of this event, scheduled for August 25, 2019.
In this blog post, Dr. Katie Noble shows her passion for running, and specifically the education surrounding women’s distance running. All three PTs – Katie, Sam Gerutta, and Amy Yorke – examine challenges female runners face, important aspects of health to consider, and even some of their own experiences as runners/clinicians. CLICK THE LINK BELOW […]
With less activity, athletes run the risk of defeating themselves mentally. A taper period is a crucial part of training that can make or break your upcoming race. Dr. Hannah DePaul reflects on her time swimming at the University of Michigan where she learned a lot about taper. Two things that resonated with her: “The […]
A typical response we hear from athletes – when asked how much sleep they are getting a night – is, “not as much as I would like.” Athletes are great at working hard, but sometimes the importance of sleep is neglected. It’s not just the work you put in, but the amount of recovery you […]