What is the Core?

March 29th, 2016

The ‪#‎Core‬: What is the core? The core or the “powerhouse” is a group of muscles in the lumbo-pelvic-hip complex that stabilize and support the spine and pelvis for dynamic activity. These muscles primarily include the transversus abdominis, multifidi, internal/external obliques, diaphragm, and the pelvic floor muscles. Repetitive movement without appropriately initiating the core first

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Ready to Run – Prepping for the Bank of America Chicago Marathon

March 8th, 2016

Body Gears physical therapists (PTs) know the ins and outs of running. Many of their patients are avid runners and several PTs, including Dr. Erica Burhop, PT, DPT, throw running into the mix of their active lifestyles. As Chicagoans and world-class runners across the globe prep for the upcoming Bank of America Chicago Marathon, held

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