Take the guess work out of ratcheting up your fitness and recreational sport performance. Expert physical therapist Leah Versteegen spells it out in this brief video interview on Sports Biomechanics.
From alignment to muscle balance, discover what her thorough evaluation identifies and the corrective actions that can take your game to the next level.
It’s the end of the work day. Your legs are tired, your feet ache, and your back is sore. To top it off, you’ve got neck pain and a headache.
To avoid these and other problems, consider taking a few moments to properly adjust your chair.
Join me in a brief video segment from my [...]
Too often, the medical world makes learning about back pain . . . a pain. I created BackCare101.com to make it easy for people to learn about their condition. Imagine sitting upright and with good posture while learning all the ins and outs of how the back works and what you can do if back [...]
Back pain. It impacts 8 of 10 people in industrialized nations. Of these folks, fully 90 percent go on to have recurring back pain, the kind that strikes again and again.
As a nationally certified spine specialist in physical therapy for the past 20 years, I’ve treated scores of people with back pain. Yet there [...]
New breakthroughs in pain relief are flowing through the pipeline. Over 20 years, I’ve worked with numerous people who suffer from neck pain, headaches, muscle tension, and stress while working at a computer.
Through my work with John Iams, a San Diego based physical therapist and inventor of Primal Reflex Release Technique® (PRRT), I learned [...]
Imagine what it would take to win first place in the world triathlon competition for your age group, particularly if your age is 75! Watch as Brad Leonard describes the steps he took in 2009 to win World in Australia at 75 years old.
For more information on our sport physiology program [...]
By shear serendipity, I discovered CrossFit four years ago. I clicked a link embedded in the email of a doctor I know in Arizona. The link took me to the website of CrossFit.
After devouring the info on CrossFit’s website, I installed a pull up bar in my living room, bought some weights, a medicine [...]
You’ll benefit greatly by attending our upcoming free course at the Peak Health & Wellness Center. Co-taught by Alpine’s Leah Versteegen, DPT and Leslie Brandt, DPT, this course is titled Recreational Fitness and Sports Biomechanics.
The class will run about 45 minutes starting at 1 PM in the cycling room and then again at 6 [...]