Can you reduce your risk of osteoarthritis? A review of Richmond et al. 2013

A QUESTION As a physical therapist I see a fair share of people with osteoarthritis. I often hear folks blame themselves for their condition by saying they wore out their knees by running too much, or working too many years in construction. But was it really their fault, or was it their genetic destiny? Like […]

Partner Strength and Conditioning: Pushups

WHY PUSHUPS? Push ups strengthen the entire “anterior chain” including the chest (pec major, anterior deltoid, and triceps), anterior core (rectus abdominus, internal and external oblique and transversus abdominus) and the quadriceps. At a summer camp that I worked at in college there was a challenge to do 3,000 pushups in two weeks. Over the […]