Pain or injury is usually what brings patients in to the see a physical therapist. My number one goal is first pain alleviation and then getting to the route of the problem with a whole body approach. In most cases, the pain site is rarely the cause. Ultimately, I hope to get you on a healthier lifestyle track that you will maintain after your therapy goals have been met.
FMS is the screening tool used to identify limitations or asymmetries in seven fundamental movement patterns that are key to functional movement quality in individuals with no current pain complaint or known musculoskeletal injury. It is excellent for individuals or team, and is widely used in the professional sports world.
Gait Analysis is a great way to take your running to the next level, help with proper shoe fit, or help trouble shoot some problem, pain areas. Being a professional runner and marathon Olympian these last 20 plus years has giving me a wealth of knowledge in this area.
If you care enough to workout or compete, care enough to do it right! I believe in first moving properly with good body mechanics and sequencing, and then working on sports-specific development with endurance, weights and speed. I have 20 years of elite running experience and specialize in gait analysis.
You don’t always have to be injured or in pain to see your physical therapist. Let me help you stay on the right track either after your therapy ends or if you just prefer a little more guidance than your local gym can provide.
Coaching is a full-time job, and one I respect tremendously. Though I only coach a handfull of runners, I can offer expertise in training in a variety of areas. As a 4:23 miler and a 2:29 marathoner, I have quite a range of coaching expertise for all distances and have personally been coached by world-renowned coach Bob Sevene for over 10 years.
I am a passionate advocate for physical wellness in all forms, whether testing the limits of human endurance, restoring proper physical function, or optimizing performance. I am a licensed Physical Therapist, Olympic runner, coach, writer, and speaker with a unique set of experiences for the clinical physical therapy setting.
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