Mobility & Workouts


What is mobility?  Mobility is referencing the range of motion functionally available within a specific joint or motor pattern. Think of your joints as door hinges, the stiffer they get the harder it is to open the door. But if you put some WD-40 on those hinges, all of a sudden the door swings open…

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Is Running Bad For Your Knees?

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Fact vs. Myth Written By: Dr. Nicole Willis, PT, DPT, SFMA-C Have you ever heard anyone say running is bad for your knees? Have you ever been told not to run in order to “save” or “protect” your knees from impact? Running is a sport that has gained a very poor reputation throughout the years…

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Hip Mobility

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Why is Hip Mobility Important? Maintaining full hip mobility and normal range of motion in all planes of movement is important for improving musculoskeletal health and enhancing athletic performance. The joint is one of the most mobile joints in the body. It is a ball and socket joint that allows for mobility in three planes…

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The Strategies to Maintain Balance

What are strategies for balance? As humans, we have evolved methods to take in order to preserve our bodies to the best of our abilities. One of these remarkable mechanisms is how we maintain our balance as a bi-pedal (two-legged) species. It important that we have strategies for balance. It’s our bodies very own unconscious…

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Why is Hip Mobility so important?

Why is Hip Mobility Important? Hip mobility is essential to the proper full functioning of the hip joint. While the hip joint is meant to be more stable and less mobile than the shoulder joint, it can still be extremely limiting and even harmful if the hip joint lacks its full mobility.  There are many…

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