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 CrossFit
 Shoulder Pain

The Best Exercises for CrossFit Shoulder Pain

Are you struggling with CrossFit shoulder pain? Shoulder pain is one of the most common injuries we see limiting CrossFit athletes in the gym, but that does not mean you need to continue dealing with it. We often find that the large muscles in the shoulders (lats/delts) get overworked and the smaller muscles in the back of the shoulder are...
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 CrossFit
 Low Back

Lower Back Sore After Deadlifts? Try These Movements for Relief!

It happens every time. Yesterday’s workout was full of deadlifts. High volume, heavy weights, and you thought about skipping all day (even as you pulled into the gym parking lot). This morning, you felt yourself dragging out of bed a bit slower than usual, the aching and soreness in your back weighing you down and commanding a gentler pace for...
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 Female Athlete
 Pregnancy & Postpartum
 Women's Health

Understanding Pelvic Pain During Pregnancy

Pain can be a common complaint during most females’ pregnancy experiences. Around 45% of pregnant females will experience pelvic pain at some point in their pregnancy! When it comes to managing discomfort, it is important to understand what structures may be behind the symptoms and more importantly what exercises and habits can be implemented to find relief. We hope this...
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 Pelvic Floor
 Pregnancy & Postpartum
 Women's Health

Top 5 Exercises for Back Pain During Pregnancy

Struggling with back pain during your pregnancy? You are not alone. Learn the five best exercises for back pain during pregnancy! 50-80% of women deal with low back pain during pregnancy (1). Unfortunately, many are dismissed and told it is just part of being pregnant. But that’s not true! There is a lot you can do to help prevent, manage,...
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 Running
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3 Ways to Improve Your Running Health

The running season is upon us and in preparation for your upcoming race you’ve been putting in the miles on the road. Every runner wants to reach that next time or distance goal, and the most important factor in reaching them is to stay consistent in your training. But every year, many runners find themselves fighting with nagging aches, pains,...
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 Female Athlete
 Pregnancy & Postpartum
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 Women's Health

Top 5 Causes of Pain During Pregnancy

Congratulations! You are pregnant, growing a tiny human that you can soon share with the world. And while many may make it seem like sunshine and rainbows, the reality is that your body is going through some pretty massive changes that affect how you feel and function. For many women, those changes come with pain. In this article, we will...
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 Female Athlete
 Fitness Athlete

Gymnastics Physical Therapy

Does your child love gymnastics but constantly find themselves unable to practice due to pain or injury? The frustration of injury getting in the way of training becomes draining and truly takes the fun out of the sport. Onward Physical Therapy specializes in helping gymnasts become pain-free while helping develop a plan to minimize flare-ups and increase skill development through...
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 Knee Pain

Choosing the Right Clinic for ACL Physical Therapy

One of the most devastating injuries to happen in the sports world is the dreaded ACL tear. This ligament provides stability to the knee, especially during athletic movements like cutting to rapidly change direction. Tearing this ligament is often a season-ending injury that results in surgical reconstruction to restore knee stability. Following surgery, a comprehensive rehab plan is necessary to...
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 Running

Running Form Assessment – A Key to Improving Your Runs

Do you want to run faster? Do you want to be able to run longer without running out of breath? If so, then it’s time that you take a look at your running form. While there are many factors that contribute to running performance, such as the terrain and climate conditions, one key factor is how effectively athletes use their...