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De-Stressing Your School Week

Montgomery County,  Maryland has some of the most talented clinicians and educators in the country. Annually, many of them miss work due to musculoskeletal injuries.  Neck and back pain is at the top of the list as some of the most common reasons associated with missed work.  With several weeks off (for some) and summer

What Works for Knee Pain

Knee pain is a common problem, affecting athletes young and old alike. High impact activities like running and activities that require pivoting, twisting moments can place strain on your knees, sometimes causing pain. So what’s the best solution for your problem? Physical Therapy.  Physical Therapy strengthens the muscles around the knee, reducing some of the stress on the

“The Offseason Athlete” – Your Hamstring

Welcome to another installment of “The Offseason Athlete.” One of the most common questions I’m asked is how often should I be stretching and why should I be stretching? The most commonly neglected aspect when it comes to training and conditioning among athletes is a lack of a comprehensive stretching routine. We take for granted

“The Offseason Athlete”-Core & Lower Extremity Strength & Conditioning

Welcome to another installment of The Offseason Athlete: a blog post for athletes of all fitness levels. After several months of pounding on asphalt and rocky trails, our bodies need a brake.  An ideal time for endurance athletes to reduce millage and focus on strength training and flexibility, the wintertime should be a time for

“The Offseason”

Welcome to “The Offseason.” A blog post from the perspective of a Physical Therapist. The purpose of this blog is to create an opportunity to educate athletes and active individuals on various topics. Topics ranging from recovery following an injury, ways to reduce risk of injury, general strength and conditioning questions and improving overall fitness & performance

Turkey Burn Exercises

Pressed for time? With Thanksgiving tomorrow & folks traveling I thought posting a fun quick “Turkey Burn” workout people could do from their homes or final destinations would be appropriate. Performed as a circuit with 30 seconds rest between, these exercises should get your heart-rate up and muscles engaged. Waiting for the turkey cook? See

Happy Veterans Day from A Civilian

                                                                            As a clinician, I spend a considerable amount of time evaluating and treating human performance and the degree to

Marine Corps Races 2014

10.26.2014 Kimbia Physio wishes Good luck to all the runners participating in this morning’s Marine Corps Marathon & MCM 10K. Your dedicated time, sacrificed hours training has prepared you for this. In just a few hours, your hard work will be rewarded with an amazing experience.  Run your race, and Run well. Thank you for allowing KimbiaPhysio LLC to be a part of your

Express Workout for Endurance Athletes

Just over a year ago, I started Kimbia Physio. I have been  overwhelmed by the response from the MoCo (Montgomery County) Maryland community of athletes and active individuals and the strong support from friends and colleagues. Embracing my treatment approach, concept and philosophy they have challenged me to be a better clinician and discover alternative methods

Should I Be Stretching?

(C) KimbiaPhysio LLC Admittedly when I was in my 20’s, it never occurred to me to stretch after running, so I did it only when something felt “tight” or “sore” because let’s face it, you’re invincible when you’re in your 20’s, right? It wasn’t until I started treating and training endurance athletes full time, that