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I.T. Bands by Osteopathic Therapist, Isaac Lynn

If you’re using a roller to release your IT Band, we hope you have one of these handy! A 2008 study by Chaudhry and Schleip [1] demonstrated that it would take 925kg (for the Americans, thats 2040lb) of force to produce a 1% compression/shear of the ITB. This is a massive amount of force that … Continue reading I.T. Bands by Osteopathic Therapist, Isaac Lynn

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Running Tips by Osteopathic Therapist, Gabriel Linger

A few things to consider when tackling a longer run where you will be pushing yourself – whether it be a marathon, a half marathon or even a 5km jog. Up to 80% of runners get injured each year (1). Studies have shown that the more fatigued you become during running the more likely the … Continue reading Running Tips by Osteopathic Therapist, Gabriel Linger

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Pain Perception and Predictive Coding by Osteopathic Therapist, Gabe Linger

Is Pain Perception a Mirage? Pain is the body’s way of telling us we are in danger and automatically we move differently to protect ourselves. However, just like a mirage, our perception of pain may be misleading. More and more we are finding that medical imaging like MRI, the gold standard for imaging, doesn’t always … Continue reading Pain Perception and Predictive Coding by Osteopathic Therapist, Gabe Linger

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Ice Baths by Isaac Lynn

The dreaded ice bath. Often a staple part of a sporting teams recovery process, but how much benefit are those freezing minutes providing? Is leaving the Ice bath looking like a winner of a Smurf lookalike contest any better than a 10 minute walk? A study that appeared in The Journal of Physiology during February … Continue reading Ice Baths by Isaac Lynn

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Hip Pain and How Intrinsi Can Help by Gabriel Linger

We’ve all felt that tight hip feeling, whether it be in the front, side or back, after having a long session at the computer or Netflix…. sometimes both in the same day. The hips have a close relationship to the lower back which crazily enough becomes the mid and upper back. Having the mobility, but … Continue reading Hip Pain and How Intrinsi Can Help by Gabriel Linger

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