Is it normal for knees to hurt during squats?

We recently had a client contact our clinic last week and he asked us this… Is it normal for my knees to hurt during squats? He told us he was attending his local gym frequently (4-5 days a week) for the past year, to help him lose weight.  He would perform exercises like running, leg…

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‘Mummy tummy’: The postpartum problem no one wants to talk about

The “mummy tummy,” or “mommy pooch,” may be one of the top concerns postpartum women want to discuss but avoid out of embarrassment. The reality is, mummy tummy – that extra shelf of abdominal tissue that has a pooch-like appearance – is nothing to be embarrassed about. It’s an extremely common, albeit frustrating, issue for…

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Love Your Pelvic Floor Workshop

What Every Woman Should Know! Time invested in this interactive workshop could save you from a lifetime of health issues. This workshop contains information that every woman needs to stay vital and healthy. This will help you to prevent and treat pelvic floor dysfunction. Strengthening your pelvic floor muscles may be one of the most…

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Can Glucosamine and Chondroitin Supplements Relieve My Arthritis?

About 10 million Americans suffer from osteoarthritis (OA), a painful condition in which the cushioning cartilage between bones wears away. To ease pain, OA sufferers often take supplements, the best known being glucosamine and chondroitin sulfate. Glucosamine is thought to inhibit inflammation and stimulate cartilage cell growth, while chondroitin may strengthen cartilage and increase its…

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Announcing TRX Friday Class Series taught by Shannon Wayne!

Suspension Training leverages gravity and your body weight to perform hundreds of exercises. You’re in control of how much you want to challenge yourself on each exercise – because you can simply adjust your body position to add or decrease resistance. Most importantly, since the intensity of the suspension training system is totally scalable by…

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Does Osteoarthritis in the Hip Joint Necessitate Surgery?

Most people with osteoarthritis (OA) of the hip joint never need joint replacement surgery. Surgery only becomes an option if the person suffers from severe pain in the joint that is unrelieved by available treatment methods, with a dramatically impaired ability to perform daily activities and marked joint instability. Simpler treatments to relieve pain, increase function and…

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Sciatica: “Why Does My Back Problem Cause Such Severe Pain Down The Back Of My Leg?”

In response to a question from a client about his concern about Sciatica. “If I’ve got back pain — Why am I getting a shooting pain down the back of my leg?”. This is a very common symptom we see at PhysioFit. In fact, at least 5 people walk, (or hobble in with sever pain…

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