Category Archives: Running

Dr. Schenkman’s First Spartan Race

IMG_1285Lately everywhere I turn, I hear of people doing obstacle course races. It seems to have been the fad for this decade. So, I finally jumped on the bandwagon and signed up for my first race – the “Spartan Sprint” – which is between 3-5 miles containing 20-23 obstacles. The obstacles include rope climbs, spear throws, wall climbs, heavy bucket carries, monkey bars and more!  Even though the sprint is the shortest of the Spartan races, there is still a lot of endurance and strength required to finish.

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5 Tips to Avoid Injury this Summer

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It’s about that time of year. You are dying to get out of the house and into the sun. The temperature is going up and the clothes are coming off. But are you beach body ready?? Many of you are anxious to … Continue reading


Runner Recovers From Surgery

Wendy has faced adversity with determination and zest for life. Her passion for movement and running is contagious. She worked tirelessly in therapy and at home to get back out on the road as quickly as possible. In addition to all of her hard work, … Continue reading


Fool Proof Way to Tie Your Running Shoes!

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A patient recently showed me an awesome new shoe tie method! It was so great, I convinced him to create a YouTube Tutorial so other runners (and everyone) could benefit! I’ve tried many methods, but this one is secure and comes … Continue reading


2014: Year in Review

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IRON PHYSICAL THERAPY: 2014 YEAR IN REVIEW In 2014, we saw our business grow over 70%! When we opened our doors almost four years ago, we dreamed of creating something radical…highly personalized healthcare. We believed people were as tired of the … Continue reading


Runners: Physical Therapy NOT Just For Serious Injuries

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How One Runner Incorporates Physical Therapy Paige is one of our favorite patients of all time! She is an outstanding patient (commited, hard-working, optimistic and compliant), but more than that, she is fascinating. It’s not everyday that we meet a … Continue reading


How a Yoga Instructor Tackles Knee Pain!

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Patient of the Month Meet Katie! A yoga instructor and outdoor adventurer who put her whole mind, body and spirit into each session. Along with her kind and thoughtful nature, Katie brought the drive and focus of a high level … Continue reading