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02
2018

Always Reppin’

I recall the January night, 2009, when writing the idea of Full Reps. After putting the kids to bed I sat down and let the tragic news hit. Kyle Ford, a perfectly healthy 15-year old who I worked with, had died suddenly. I was grieving. Honestly, it does not feel like I created that essay. It just d...

08
02
2018

Internet Rx: Common pitfalls of internet advice

Every day I witness the challenges that my physical therapy clients face when they turn to Dr. Youtube or Nurse Google for help with typical muscle, joint, and movement pains. Navigating the vast sea of recommended exercises and procedures requires some context in the basic sciences and insight in t...

03
02
2018

The day I become a true fan…

Tomorrow comes the national holiday. Merry Super Bowl!  I always look forward to watching the Super Bowl. Even if my team, the Steelers, came up short this year. I’m definitely on the Eagles bandwagon, and looking forward to kicking back and watching them beat the Cheatriots. Athletics are in...

29
01
2018

What your “miracle cure” may be missing

I saw this Jesus meme the other day and, well, yes! First let me say that I believe that prayer is an essential and worthwhile endeavor. In one way or another, prayer is powerful. Prayer is not a substitute for action. I don’t think we’re supposed to be able to pin down exactly how the w...