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Get to Know Your Body   Athletes know their bodies well.  Whether you are a runner, triathlete, CrossFit athlete, mixed martial arts fighter or combatives/tactical athlete, these tips are for you.   The biggest single key to completing a major athletic event like a marathon or full Ironman half...

by Dr. Matt Fontaine   On almost a daily basis I am asked…”So Doc, Can I Safely Return to Exercising Now?”  Or "Can I still exercise while I am treating and recovering from my injury?" Here is how this conversation typically unfolds over the course of the first few...

The Right Approach to Treatment Implemented at the Right Time makes all the difference…   The Triad above depicts the three essential components to optimal health: Structural, Chemical, Emotional. Structure refers to our musculoskeletal system and will be the focus of this article. A major key to corrective...

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...

[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...

What is a mobility practice?  And why is it important for every human to have a consistent mobility practice?  You will want to read til the end where I share some great hip mobility videos with you. "The biggest pattern of movement dysfunction we see in...

by Dr. Matt Fontaine "THE MOST COMMON PATTERN OF MOVEMENT DYSFUNCTION WE SEE IN RUNNERS AND ATHLETES IN GENERAL IS POOR MOVEMENT, A LACK OF STABILITY & MOBILITY AND MOTOR CONTROL, RESULTING IN REPETITIVE MOTION INJURIES AND JOINT PAIN SYNDROMES" -DR. MATT FONTAINE Millions of people suffer...

The following are some topics that frequently come up in our clinic. A quick note on over the phone consults or email inquiries We live in a world controlled by technology and people want their information faster.  Email and social media play a big role in...