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Why is shoe wedging so effective?
What is shoe wedging? Wedges are slim plastic sheets that can be placed inside the shoe or on the outside, between the cleat and your shoe. They have a greater thickness on one side meaning that they create an angle for your foot to sit on. Similar to an orthotic in a shoe, they can…Read more
What is Postpartum Pilates?
Pilates is a great form of exercise that is focused on developing strong core muscles. The core muscles include the transverse abdominis, internal obliques, external obliques and rectus abdominis, in order from inner most to outermost. We can think of these 4 muscles as a corset around our abdomen. The diaphragm sits above and the…Read more
How to treat an Acute Injury
For years, people have been advised complete rest following injury. The most well known acronym for the management of acute injuries is the R.I.C.E principle. This stands for Rest, Ice, Compression, Elevation. However, in 2012 a new study was published that indicated the best care for an acute injury is now P.O.L.I.C.E. Lets explain…Read more