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Knee pain – could it be your fat pad?

Knee pain – could it be your fat pad?
​What is a fat pad!? Despite common beliefs about fat, in actuality fat in your body is really functional and necessary – you just don't want it in excessive amounts. Even if you already knew that, we don't usually consider fat as an anatomical structure. Well it is! And it is actually a really sensitive type of structure found throughout the body....
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Does stretching before a run prevent injury?

Does stretching before a run prevent injury?
​What does it mean to you to warm up before exercising? How does stretching fit into this picture? A quick trip to Central Park will reveal that for most runners warming up and stretching are the same thing. The two have traditionally been linked when it comes to preparing for exercise, but are they the same? Let Base Physical Therapy help you ...
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Adrian Peterson Tore His Meniscus...A Bucket Handle Fantasy Tragedy

Adrian Peterson Tore His Meniscus...A Bucket Handle Fantasy Tragedy
​From what we already know, Minnesota Vikings' running back Adrian Peterson has torn a meniscus in his right knee. More specifically, a bucket handle tear. Recent reports indicate that Peterson underwent surgery Thursday September 22nd to repair the torn meniscus in his right knee. That is what we know. But do we know what a meniscus is? What is it...
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Is barefoot running right for me?

Is barefoot running right for me?
Welcome back to our post on barefoot running. This has been a really interesting topic for me to follow over the past few years, especially as the research has really grown in the area, so I'm excited to get into some practical recommendations this post. Last post we discussed some of the arguments put forth by barefoot running enthusiasts. We also...
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What’s the deal with Barefoot Running?

What’s the deal with Barefoot Running?
In our discussion of footwear so far, we've talked a lot about what shoes to put on your feet. We saw how those in the shoe industry developed the modern day cushioned and supportive running shoe. Although the intention all along has been to reduce running injury, this hasn't been the case. So could the solution to reducing running injuries be the ...
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