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End Your Joint Pain With These Simple Tips

End your pain so you can remain active and free to do the things YOU enjoy, without painkillers and multiple doctors. The body is a complex organism and options to resolve joint pain can seem just as challenging.  It’s important to note that most injuries resolve on their own, without any professional intervention. Try these

It’s All About Load Management: A Tip To Improving Your Performance

What could be sabotaging your performance this season? Look in the mirror and you’ll know.  Look into your own eyes and ask yourself, are you giving yourself enough time to improve the skills required to meet your performance goals? It is a difficult question to ask yourself and more athletes should ask this question when

At Your Best: Why Segmental Stability & Mobility Can Improve Performance | Hiza Mbwana DPT

Segmental stabilization exercises should be incorporated into any sport specific training regiment, and certainly considered during the off season.  For runners, cyclist and weightlifters, stabilizing one extremity while another segment is moving can be one of the most demanding aspects of performance, especially for posterior musculature like your shoulder, back and hip muscles. I like to integrate

“Only Winners Get Sprinkles!” Shoulder Mobility & Performance: Weightlifters Edition

Chronic shoulder pain or “tightness” can limit performance and contribute to more functional limitations and over time, dissatisfaction.  The overhead or overhand athlete in particular is susceptible to chronic pain and restrictions to the shoulder. Speaking to Crossfit lifters over the past few months, I have new perspective on why some continue to  perform lifting

The Offseason with Kimbia Physio – Improve Performance With Landmine Squat Part 2

Minimize risk of injury and improve performance is my primary objective with any athlete who receives performance PT or coaching. Identifying the various ways an athlete compensates to accomplish a movement reveals areas of weakness, tightness, or restrictions that may affect performance. Often ignored during a season, the off season is an ideal time to

The Offseason with Kimbia Physio -How the Landmine Squat Can Transform Your Lifting

Flexibility and dynamic stability is an essential part of an athletes ability to stay injury free during their season. Mobility and strength deficits to the hips are a major contributor to injuries in the athlete. Landmine squats are a great alternative to the traditional squats to help facilitate flexibility and strength to your hips and core

improve back flexibility during the off-season

  The Offseason, with Kimbia Physio. A period of time when official games, tournaments, etc., are not being played. Now is the time to start addressing the nagging injuries, addressing form, improving mechanics not addressed during the season. In my experience one of the most challenging aspects of an athletes off-season program has been integrating global movement

Have Neck & Back Pain At Work?

If you’re reading this, then you may be one of the millions of Americans affected by or dealing with back and neck pain from sitting at your work station. It costs employers and the healthcare system billions of dollars, treating symptoms. According to the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons:            

Rehab After A Bike Wreck

After a grueling season competing, the last thing a professional cyclist needs to worry about is a wreck.  Especially just before a major race weekend.  Short turn-around rehabilitation and return to the saddle if possible, is all the good news they need. Working with elite rider and coach, David Guttenplan you begin to understand just how determined

How Do I Increase My Shoulder Strength and Flexibility

Wondering why your overhand activities are getting more difficult, despite all the hard work and training you  put in. Whether it’s swimming, pitching/throwing in baseball, tennis or gym exercises, loss of flexibility to your posterior inferior gleno-humeral ligament can be a major source of your limitations. It can also result in poor biomechanics of the