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Category Archives: Body Science

10 Tips for Beginner Runners

10 Tips for Beginner Runners   1.      Planning As a beginner, strategic planning is a great consideration since it helps in improving faster than simple winging it. The planning aids in avoiding pushing oneself so fast, and the risk of burnout. 2.      Getting the right kit Running is quite a cheap sport where only a […]

35 Benefits of Running

35 Benefits of Running 1.      Running can help improve your cardiovascular health 2.      Running can help improve one’s mood 3.      Running can strengthen joints 4.      Running burns calories 5.      Running helps promote proper leg workouts 6.      Running helps in working out the core 7.      Running is ideal for a […]

Should Young Kids Lift Weights?

Should Young Kids Lift Weights? As a sports medicine physician, and one who treats quite a few children, I am often asked, “should my child lift weight?” or “aren’t they too young to lift weight?”. My response is a resounding NO, they are NOT too young to lift weights. In a day an age where […]

Stretching and Its Importance

Stretching Stretching is important as you age and should be an important part of your exercise routine.  Staying flexible helps you move better, assists in maintaining good posture and can prevent injury.  The American Academy of Sports Medicine recommends stretching each major muscle group twice a week. If you exercise regularly you should stretch before […]

Balance

Balance Balance is an underrated principle of our everyday ability to function. It keeps you upright, allows you to walk without assistance and helps prevent injury. But there are a variety of things that can reduce our sense of balance, from both an internal and external perspective. Simply explained, a good sense of balance or good […]

Spot Reduction, Too Good to be True?

Spot Reduction. Too good to be true? One of the biggest misconceptions in the exercise industry is the theory that you can target a specific area of your body to lose fat in (spot reduction). An example of this theory would be if someone tells you that to lose fat on your arm, you can […]

What is Foundational Movement?

Foundational Movement As a human, your body is made to move. In order to keep your body functioning, especially at a high level, there are six primary foundational movement patterns that need to be trained. These six patterns are: squat, hinge, lunge, push, pull, and carry. For most, when you picture someone doing a squat, […]

Comprehensive Biometric Concussion Screening

  Comprehensive Biometric Concussion Screening

Injury Evaluation Clinic

Dr. Osborn and Dr. Northrup’s Injury Evaluation Clinic   Free Injury Evaluations   We would like to announce our injury evaluation clinic for the fall.  Every Saturday morning during football season we will open our office for athletes who need injury evaluations.  This is available for Our clinic is staffed by sports medicine trained physicians, […]

Are you suffering from neck, shoulder or upper back pain?

Upper Crossed Syndrome Do you suffer from neck, upper back or shoulder pain? If this sounds like you, your symptoms may initiate by what is called upper crossed syndrome.  Upper crossed syndrome is a forward head rounded shoulder posture caused from multiple hours of sitting in front of a computer, television, mobile phone or in […]