Tag Archives: balance

Exercise of the Week: Last of the Ski Conditioning Series- Single Leg Deadlift

The single leg deadlift is an exercise that incorporates core and glut activation as well as balance, both of which are critical to good, safe skiing. It is important that you are able to perform a hip hinge properly before … Continue reading

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What is my Fall Risk?

“This is part of our on-going series of exploring neurological and degenerative conditions that can affect a number of individuals and specifically how Physical Therapy can help” Today’s topic is What’s My Fall Risk? This topic piggy backs off of last week … Continue reading

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Balance – Use it or Loose it!

“This is part of our on-going series of exploring neurological conditions that can affect a number of individuals and specifically how Physical Therapy can help” Today’s topic is Balance: What is balance?  We know that it keeps us from falling … Continue reading

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Ask a PT: My knee hurts, should I try barefoot running?

“Ask a PT” will be a weekly feature on Fridays in our blog, where we answer questions we get from our clients or posters on this site or our Facebook page.  So if you have a question about some sort … Continue reading

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How Is Your Core Affecting Your Balance?

                                                                                                      Last week we posted an article on whether you could stand solidly on one leg.  Well what does that mean if you can’t?  A number of things can affect your single leg stance.  These include your visual system, your … Continue reading

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Can You Stand on One Leg?

Single Leg Stance (SLS) is an often overlooked component of sports performance and injury.  The most basic functions of many sports, running, requires one foot to be off the ground at all times.  And even with daily walking one foot … Continue reading

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