Posts in the Category "Featured"

Is Your Grip Strength More Important Than Your Blood Pressure?

“Stronger People Are Harder To Kill and More Useful In General.” – Mark Rippetoe A number of studies have come out recently showing that grip strength is a dependable predictor of overall health and wellness. This is likely no surprise to long-time advocates of the iron but it signifies a big step in the right direction for the traditional medical community.


Training To Prevent Hamstring Injuries

Of all gait related injuries hamstring strains have the greatest rate of reoccurance with as many as 1/3 of  injured athletes suffering re-inury with the first few weeks following return to sport.”  -Tom Michaud Statistically, hamstring strains are one of the most common soft tissue injuries in all of sports. Oddly enough, I rarely see hamstring strains… READ MORE

4 Hip Mobility Drills To Improve Your Squat

If you asked me “What is the most common dysfunction you see in clients on a daily basis?”, I’d say unequivocally that it would be limitations in hip mobility.  It seems like everyone I see from middle-aged desk jockeys to teenage hockey players is suffering from early onset rigor mortis of the hips. With no end… READ MORE

Why And How to Program Breathing Exercises

     Breathing is a function that is fortunately controlled by our bodies autonomic nervous system. Autonomic control means that our body can effectively regulate respiration without us having to consciously think about every breathe we take. Basically, for the majority of our day our diaphragm and lungs are on cruise control.      The… READ MORE

What Is Our Movement?

MAM Mission Statement: To spread the positive by-products of coaching and movement as far as we can. Every human should move well and move often. Our mission is to help as many people do that as possible. If you ask us at Movement As Medicine what our title is we won’t respond with “Massage Therapist,” “Physical… READ MORE