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March 11, 2020

As the weather is getting warmer everyone is dying to get outside and back into their exercises routine.  There are some great local programs that offer couch to 5K programs and walk to run programs.  Dick Pond Athletics in St. Charles is one of those amazing places that offer these programs and they provide wonderful insight into gait mechanics, different fun runs and marathons in the area along with providing awesome running gear and healthy snacks. All summer long there are local races in the tri- city area.  

If you have any underlying injuries...

February 6, 2020

A tendon is a connective tissue that attaches muscle to bone. This tissue can be subject to injury over a person’s lifespan. Tendons are unique in that they are capable of restoring and recoiling energy as well as being readily adaptable, with the ability to respond to loading or stress. One of the more famous tendons, Achilles, connects your calf to your heel and allows for pushing off the ground with walking.

Both aging and disuse may alter the material properties of tendon. Chronic inactivity, such as that associated with a sedentary lifestyle, will create com...