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Jul3rd 2019

Don’t Wear Yourself Out! Tips for a Proper Recovery Period

A recovery period is the amount of time you take between workouts. This period of time is when the benefits of your physical activity take place in your body. Without a recovery period, your muscles won’t be able to build, repair, and strengthen in the ways you want them to. While exercise is undoubtedly important,

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Jan20th 2019

Focus on the Form: How to do a Correct Deadlift

The deadlift is one of the most effective movements in the sports and fitness world. When done correctly, this lift can drastically improve your total body strength and power (especially in your posterior chain and core) and stimulate your central nervous system. It can be a fantastic addition to the fitness routine of virtually anyone

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Nov22nd 2017

Emerging Research On Weighted Baseball Programs

Mike Reinold is a world-renowned Physical Therapist and the head athletic trainer and physical therapist for the Boston Redsox. He is actively involved in research that has advanced how physical therapists and rehabilitation professionals treat the shoulder. His recent research shows alarming trends with weighted baseball velocity training programs. Part of our mission at Peak

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THE MAKING OF A HERO

Oct31st 2017

The making of a hero is not always done through a single big life-saving act. Sometimes the making of a hero is an accumulation of hundreds and thousands of tiny acts made every day. For our patients, these actions can be as small as waking up early in the morning to attend physical therapy before

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Fighting The Enemy and Defending The Good.

Oct9th 2017

Strength in the face of adversity Moving mountains Courage in when there is pain Breaking barriers Fighting the enemy and defending the good You may read the above description and think to yourself, “That’s got the be the Hulk? Maybe Iron Man?” That thought is rightly conceived, these are the actions of what you know

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Most Heroes Dont Wear Capes

Oct6th 2017

It’s a bird! No, it’s a plane! No, it’s…. a child. And she is limping from an almost visible pain coming from her knee. She walks past through the doors into the lobby and quietly sits down as her mother answers paperwork questions with a calm focus. The child is not scared, but she knows

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Sep11th 2017

DIRK DESSECKER, PT, DPT RUNNING BLOG SINGLE LEG SQUAT REACH

Thank you for checking out our latest videos. You will see in this that we are progressing to more dynamic activities, requiring greater control on a single leg. You might want to try these in a mirror to get feedback on your foam.

RUNNING BLOG SERIES – WALL RUNNERS, DIRK DESSECKER, DPT

Aug15th 2017

RUNNING BLOG SERIES WITH DIRK DESSECKER, DPT

Mar15th 2017

Are you a Runner or interested in Running? Over the next few months I will be posting a series to aid in a safer transition into running for newcomers and to enhance the programs of regular runners. The areas we will be addressing include: strengthening and muscular control, running progression, performance and injury prevention. I

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JILL MARLAN’S LCC #STARPOWER

Sep1st 2015

Jill Marlan Discovered Her Career By Accident. A Multi-sport Athlete From Grand Ledge, Marlan Attended Lansing Community College (lcc) On A Full-ride Basketball Scholarship In The Early 1990s. At The Time, She Didn’t Know What She Wanted To Study. She Only Knew That She Loved Athletics And That She Had A Knack For Science. But

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