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  Summer is here and with it brings an increase of recreational and house-hold activities. Is your body ready for action af-ter a winter of rest? In the past, have you had aches and pains in your feet, knees or hips? If so, perhaps the new...

Patellofemoral (PF) pain is a common problem affecting 25-34% of the population.  It is a very difficult condition for clinicians and affects both athletes and sedentary individuals.  There are various causes of patellofemoral pain:  1)  muscle and movement imbalances of the lower extremity; 2)  maltracking...

Repetitive stress injury (RSI) is an overuse disorder, involving cumulative exposure to constrained and awkward posture, forceful and rapid repetitive movements, vibration and temperature.  According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor and Statistics it is the leading cause of non-fatal occupational injuries and illnesses, and...

Developed by Joseph Pilates nearly a century ago, Pilates exercise has evolved into one of the premier forms of integrated physical conditioning, combining specific strengthening of the trunk musculature which current research has verified as the most effective form of spinal stabilization, with the flexibility...

Pilates has become a popular exercise method.  According to an article in the March 15, 2005 Wall Street Journal, the Sporting Goods Manufacturing Association estimated that some 9.5 million people participated in Pilates in 2003.  The popularity of Pilates is partially due to a reputed...

Pilates has become a popular exercise method.  According to an article in the March 15, 2005 Wall Street Journal, the Sporting Goods Manufacturing Association estimated that some 9.5 million people participated in Pilates in 2003.  The popularity of Pilates is partially due to a reputed...