Problems After Pregnancy

Many women after pregnancy deal with an impairment known as diastasis recti abdominis (DRA) where the vertical midline (linea alba) of the abdominal muscles separates excessively during pregnancy and doesn’t return to a normal range afterward. This can happen for...

Hamstring Strains 101

The hamstring is a group of 3 big muscles in the back of the thigh. Pulling a hamstring is common among athletes, especially those whose sports involve sprinting, kicking, or extreme stretching (eg. dance). “Pulling” a muscle means that the muscle or tendon has torn...

Fall Prevention: What Works?

Falls occur in roughly 30% of adults over age 65, and many treatment approaches have been investigated to determine which are most effective at reducing fall rates. Stubbs et al2 recently published an extensive survey of the literature to assess what really works....