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by Dr. Matt Fontaine   A human takes an average of 2000 steps per foot covering a one mile distance.  That is a significant number of repetitive movement.  What happens if poor joint movement and muscle imbalance are causing you to bare weight unevenly?  These faults can...

by Dr. Matt Fontaine   So Doc, Can I Safely Return to Exercising Now? "Can I still exercise while I am treating and recovering from my injury?" Every day in clinic I field questions like this? The conversation usually goes something like this… At some point is nearly every new...

by Dr. Matt Fontaine "When it comes to running injuries, many think of foot, ankle or heel pain, shin splints, runner’s knee or ITB syndrome.  But poor hip mobility and function can lead to LOW BACK PAIN in runners and also cause runners to lose power...

NON-INVASIVE TREATMENT  OPTIONS FOR FOOT AND HEEL PAIN By Dr. Matt Fontaine A Common Injury for Runners and Other Active Individuals Christine’s foot and heel pain began back in college while playing soccer.  For years she suffered with recurring shin splints and intermittent sharp debilitating foot pain.  Sometimes...

by Dr. Matt Fontaine This article will expand on topics we covered in our "SHRUGGING OFF SHOULDER PAIN" clinic as part of our 4- part Injury Prevention and Performance Clinic Series in partnership with Trident CrossFit. Patients with injury and pain who seek medical care deserve:  An...

In the age of information, patients need to learn to leverage the readily available scores of internet articles in order to have a better dialogue with their doctor. In the age of WebMD and Google, the average American has more and faster access to medical and...

by DR MATT FONTAINE This blog details what we covered in the first session of a 4 week clinic series hosted at Trident CrossFit. In this 4 Part clinic series we will cover the CORE, LOW BACK & HIPS, SHOULDER, AND FOOT & ANKLE. Let's start our discussion...

[embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qtcBY465DNI[/embed] MFL Podcast 93: Dr. Matt Fontaine on the easiest ways to prevent injury & optimize performance - YouTube Dr. Matt Fontaine on Muscle For Life Podcast: Learn the easiest ways to prevent injury and optimize performance in this podcast with Mike Mathews In this podcast I interview with...

Dr. Google & Self Diagnosis: "Googling your symptoms is the fastest way to convincing yourself you are sicker than you really are.  It can be downright overwhelming."  -Dr. Matt Fontaine Are you putting your health at risk? In the age of WebMD, anyone can simply type symptoms into...