It’s my knee… Not my hip.

It’s my knee… Not my hip.

Why are we treating the hip if it’s my knee that is hurting? This is a very common question we get from many of the patients we see here at Positive Energy. If you keep reading, you will find out exactly how the hip plays a role in knee mechanics. I’m sure we’ve all...
How will YOU keep fit this fall?

How will YOU keep fit this fall?

By Lenae Sexton, PT, DPT, OCS While I do frequent the gym twice a week, the majority of my exercise is done outdoors. As the summer winds down and turns to fall I find myself outdoors even more because the crowds dissipate. Whether you are running, walking, doing...
Why Runners Should Strength Train

Why Runners Should Strength Train

By: Lindsey Jelinek, PT, DPT, CSCS To Lift or Not to Lift? For years runners have been told to run more if they want to improve their running performance. If you flip open any running magazine they may encourage sprint intervals or hills to increase your speed or...
Your Childs Long Term Athletic Development

Your Childs Long Term Athletic Development

By Matthew Varca, PT, DPT, PRC Young athletes get involved with sports because they are fun! However, due to the highly competitive nature of athletics we are seeing more and more children fall victim to the ill effects of early specialization in an effort to achieve...
What is High Intensity Interval Training?

What is High Intensity Interval Training?

By Lindsay Jelinek, PT, DPT, CSCS HIIT is: A cardiovascular exercise strategy that alternates short periods of intense anaerobic (not requiring the use of oxygen) exercise followed by a short phase of less intense recovery. Commonly, a 2:1 ratio of work to rest is...
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