Tag Archive: Spark Physical Therapy

How Rachel Got Stronger and Faster Running a Half Marathon PR!

  Do you want to get faster? Do you want to feel stronger?      This week we have Rachel on to share her running story! Tune in to hear how she overcame a common road block and got consistent with her training to shave 2 minutes off her 5k time and get a half marathon… View Article...

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2021 Running Shoe Trends

  Want to know more about minimalist shoes or what a carbon plate shoe is and if you should get one?   Or do you want to know if you should buy the same brand of shoes each time or even run in multiple pairs of shoes throughout the week?       My shoe… View Article...

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How to Stop IT Band From Hurting When You Run

  How do I stop my IT band from hurting when I run?  This may have been a question you googled after feeling a sharp, achy pain on the outside of your knee after a run especially if you had a lot of hills.         You may have started reading about IT band… View Article...

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What is the Best Running Form?

  Are you curious if your running form is correct? Are you wondering what the best running form is? Do you question in general, what good running form is?     We are so excited and lucky to welcome back our running podcast & physiotherapy colleague from down under, Brodie Sharpe on the episode this… View Article...

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What Drop is Best for Running Shoes?

  Have you wondered what does heel drop mean with running?  Do you want to know which running shoe may be best for your body?      In this episode we are talking about what drop is best for running shoes and why you may choose to do a lower heel drop vs. higher heel… View Article...

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Achilles Tendonitis: Treatment and Prevention

Are you starting to feel soreness in the back of your ankle with running? Does it feel stiff when you wake up in the morning or at the start of your run?   In this episode, We are uncovering the myths and providing you the latest research on how to get rid of your Achilles… View Article...

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Why Does My Achilles Tendon Hurt When I Run?

    Are you starting to feel soreness in the back of your ankle with running? Does it feel stiff when you wake up in the morning or at the start of your run? Are you wondering, why does my achilles tendon hurt when I run?     In this episode I cover all of… View Article...

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How Do I Get Back To Running After Having A Baby?

    Are you a new mom looking to get back into running? Are you wondering how your body can bounce back and how you can start running? Are you thinking – Can I even run after having a baby?   In this episode, Dr. Christine Pieton PT, DPT, MBA  is going to educate us… View Article...

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My Comeback Story Dedicated To My Mom

  This is going to be a very different blog post than I have ever done before…for those that don’t know on January 26, 2021 my mom lost her 2 week battle with COVID.  I am going to be talking about a comeback story and share with you my story on how my mom is… View Article...

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How to Keep Running with Arthritis

Have you or someone you know been diagnosed with Knee Arthritis? Are you wondering if you can keep running through it?     This week we had the pleasure of having Dr. Frank Petrigliano educate us on how you can keep running with Arthritis.     Dr. Petrigliano is an Associate Professor of Clinical Orthopaedic… View Article...

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