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End Your Joint Pain With These Simple Tips

May 30, 2016
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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 -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 […]

“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”

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 […]

Marine Corps Races 2014

October 26, 2014
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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 […]