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PT and the City

Running with a Shorter Stride
by Lisa West
I went to a fabulous running course this weekend taught by two Wisconsin-based physical therapists. The course was pretty lengthy, but covered everything from common injuries and running deviations to taping strategies, shoes and orthotics and return-to-running Read More...
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Finding a New Schedule
by Lisa West
For the last three or four weeks, I have had the same schedule of patients. In acute care, this doesn't happen very often. It started gradually - patients with more complicated cases that I knew were going to take some time to resolve. After one or two Read More...
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Changing A Way of Life
by Lisa West
My dad was a runner. Was. He ran in high school, took a break through his 20s and picked it up again during his 30s. I remember giving him a hug after his long Sunday runs and smelling his sweaty clothes. I remember trying a piece of his energy bars and Read More...
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The Idea of Motivation
by Lisa West
I took a few psychology classes in high school and college, because they were mandatory. I enjoyed learning more about human development and the thousands of theories about why we are the way we are. Now that I am done with school, I have continued to Read More...
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What Would My Physical Therapist Say?
by Lisa West
Every once in a while, I ask my coworkers for their opinions on my aches and pains. A few months ago, I could not tell if my knee pain was caused by bad running shoes or VMO weakness and I turned to my other PT friends for their input. After particularly Read More...
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