The Myth Behind Shoulder Pain and Posture

We’ve all heard it time and time again: pull your shoulders back to get in a good posture to prevent pain. This has become so ingrained in our culture that there are ads all over social media for a device that tells you when you’re sitting or standing with “bad posture.” These beliefs about postureContinue reading “The Myth Behind Shoulder Pain and Posture”

You’re More Than Your Shoulder MRI

In today’s society we all want answers for what’s going on. We can google almost anything, including healthcare signs and symptoms. This often leads down the webMD black hole when it comes to healthcare. So, it’s not a surprise that the instant gratification of a shoulder MRI is what a patient expects when in pain.Continue reading “You’re More Than Your Shoulder MRI”

Making the Most Out of the Open

It would be impossible to talk about getting the most out of The CrossFit Open without acknowledging that for many people not participating is the best route. This has nothing to do with equipment, but rather everything that has happened over the last year with the CrossFit name. Greg Glassman and the CrossFit HQ fellContinue reading “Making the Most Out of the Open”

Are You Paying Enough Attention to Your Warm Up?

When it comes to warm ups, I see it time and time again. People will foam roll for 10 minutes, do some PVC pass throughs, hop on a bike for 10 minutes and then hit the open workout. This is not a sufficient warm up to prime the body, and certainly will not allow anContinue reading “Are You Paying Enough Attention to Your Warm Up?”