Do I Need Custom Orthotics?

By Michael J. Velsmid, DPT, MS (Part I in a series on orthotics) Depending on whom you ask this question, you will get different answers.  Some will say that everyone will benefit from orthotics, but those who prescribe to minimalist running will tell you that you should never use anything in your shoes. When I…

Stress Can be Good for Runners?

by Michael J. Velsmid, DPT, MS When you run, your body repeatedly impacts with the ground and one body part presses on, pulls on, pushes against, or tends to compress or twist another body part. Do too much and your body will succumb to the stress of running with an overuse injury.  Perfect your training…

What’s Up with SUP?

by Danielle Clark-Fox, DPT   It’s hard to argue that SUP- stand up paddle boarding is the hottest new water sport out there. Having just returned from the great state of Hawaii, I can testify that everyone from Grandpa to grandson was out there enjoying the water and getting a great total body workout. So…