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How To Poop Like A Unicorn

By Heidi Marten

Bowel issues are a common problem in society and physical therapists often help treat patients with bowel dysfunction and pelvic pain. Here is a quick rundown on digestion, bowel movements, and easy changes to promote bowel health in yourself. 

Digestion

Digestion begins in your mouth, with chewing and saliva starting the

By |2021-08-27T15:44:46-07:00August 27th, 2021|Blog, Conversation|

Why Strength Training Matters With Runners

By Elena Soles

If you’ve been on social media in the last few years, you’ll see just about every running coach is discussing and incorporating strength training. So how does this relate to PT? The effect on injury risk and injury recovery is an ever growing

By |2021-07-14T15:09:58-07:00July 14th, 2021|Blog, Conversation|

Book Club

Elena Soles, DPT

Join us for Stride’s first book club event! Grab a glass of wine, cuddle up with your dog, and meet us on Zoom to discuss Kelly McGonigal’s groundbreaking book “The Upside of Stress”. To say any one statement about the magnitude of stress in this past year would undoubtedly be insufficient and redundant.

By |2021-04-16T09:07:10-07:00April 16th, 2021|Conversation|

Tourniquets, Light Weights and Bulging Muscles; Introducing Personalized Blood Flow Restriction Training at Stride Physio

By Susanne Michaud

Stronger, faster, more powerful than a speeding bullet… That super hero image is the implied outcome of great strength training. To get there, one must consistently lift, push, and pull heavy loads over a period of months. For example, if the most I could dead lift is 100 pounds 1 time, then my

By |2021-04-14T10:24:55-07:00April 9th, 2021|Blog, Conversation|

Teletherapy: Is it Worth It? Will it Work for Me?

Resident therapist Elena Soles dives into what we have learned so far in this relatively new, virtual method of care.

Our already increasingly virtual world has become even more so during COVID-19. Seemingly everyone, regardless of lifestyle or work, is spending more time (if not the

By |2021-01-07T14:33:38-08:00December 21st, 2020|Blog, Conversation|

9 Medically-Approved Pilates Moves to Try at Home

Gyms closed on you again?

Never fear! Keep your Pilates practice going strong with this essential at-home-friendly sequence created by clinician Heidi Marten!

Now that gyms are closed again, many people are wondering what they can do at home with minimal equipment and set-up. We mustn’t underestimate how essential exercise is for both physical and mental health,

By |2020-12-21T14:26:13-08:00December 21st, 2020|Blog|

Black Girls RUN! Review

Stride Physio, in partnership with Super Jock n’ Jill, launched a September running/walking challenge for the organization Black Girls RUN!. This was an incredible success with more than 16 participants, thousands of running and walking miles, and $4,400 raised on the GoFundMe platform for the foundation. Stride hosted weekly Zoom check-ins for participants that featured

By |2020-12-15T16:01:01-08:00November 14th, 2020|Conversation|

The 4th Trimester and Beyond

By Alexis Eusterbrock, DPT, COMT, OCSBy Alexis Eusterbrock, DPT, COMT, OCS

I started to brainstorm and write this blog nearly a year ago after returning to work following maternity leave with my second child. My motivation for writing this blog is to bring greater awareness to the importance of true REHABILITION following childbirth. Currently there is

By |2020-11-14T08:57:59-08:00November 14th, 2020|Conversation|