The Joint Ventures' Blog

Stretching to Combat Long Hours Sitting

Wednesday, April 11, 2012
Working in the financial district, there is a huge concentration of busy, working people. These people then become my busy, working patients.  Due to time constraints, some may not get to the gym as often as they’d like, or take the time to stretch as often as they’d like.  As a result, patients often ask what they can do to stretch out after sitting at a desk all day, if they aren’t going to make it to the gym. Keep in mind, throwing your leg up on your desk may elicit some strange looks from coworkers, so you may find these to be “closed door exercises!” 

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The Importance of Sleep and Darkness

Thursday, April 05, 2012

One of the biggest challenges I commonly find with clients is sleeping. A lot of people (maybe even you?) have trouble falling and staying asleep.  Not getting a good night's sleep is very stressful to the body and can have major implications on your overall health, including your ability to lose fat, and can cause joint and muscle pain to name a few.   

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My Doctor said "No more Squats!"

Friday, March 30, 2012

"If you ain’t got squat, you ain’t got squat”
-World Renowned Physical Therapist Gary Gray  

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Clinical Gait Analysis Program at JV

Wednesday, March 28, 2012

Are you running in pain?  Have you had unsuccessful treatments leaving you frustrated with your inability to run?  Have you experienced treatment that helped with the symptoms, but didn't fix the problem?  Joint Ventures, in conjunction with E3 Training Solutions, has developed a unique process whereby mobility, stability and gait characteristics are measured using state-of-the-art tests and video technology, causes of pain/dysfunction are postulated, and treatments are proposed for the athlete with complex running related injuries.  If you're looking for answers, this is where you'll find them! 

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Kettlebell Swings "Do's" & "Don'ts"

Friday, March 09, 2012

Check out this quick video with Joint Ventures' personal trainer Chris Larson and massage therapist Ryan Holohan talking about the correct form and the most common mistakes people make trying to do the basic kettlebell swing. 

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Corrective Movement Program at Joint Ventures

Friday, February 24, 2012

Joint Ventures' Personal Trainer Keith Colby's Corrective Movement program is now available at Joint Ventures' Kenmore Square office. 

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Posture Program Intro

Wednesday, February 08, 2012

Posture is an extremely important part of health. It is where movement begins and ends.  Posture doesn’t just indicate musculoskeletal imbalances; it can indicate an injury yet to happen, a food intolerance or bad nutrition habit, even a mood/outlook.   

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