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A Happy Father's Day

As a father my proudest moments were the births of my children. My wife did all the work, yet I still take most of the credit.

#HumanPerformanceRefined

Often we find structural imbalances that cause change to running form, cycling power and swim efficiency. It surprises most athletes where we find imbalances. We have treated hip pain by balancing the feet, and we have treated foot pain by balancing the hips.

To All of Our Mothers

Children bring love, happiness, and countless gifts to our lives. There is no deeper bond than the bond between a mother and her child. However, with the commitment to nurture another human being from infancy to adulthood comes a significant amount of stress.

 

Acupuncture vs. Dry Needling

The most common question we get is “What is the difference between Acupuncture and Dry Needling”? We also field frequent aversion to the idea of needles. Even our biggest fans, still often have questions about how the needles work. At Structural Elements®

A Cash Based Clinic

For many private practices, the "out of network" model couldn’t come at better time. With rising business costs, coupled with decreasing reimbursement rates and low per-visit rates; it has been harder for insurance-based practices to survive. Health care providers are drowning in paperwork, as...

Avoid Soft Tissue Injury

Viscoelasticity is the name of the game for preventing soft tissue injury. This term refers to the degree of elasticity or stretch the soft tissue can handle. If muscles, tendons and ligaments are flexible and have the ability to adapt to stress, they are far less likely to tear or inflame from...

Creating a Solid Foundation

In order for our joints to remain healthy and able to respond to the stress we place on them through our normal daily activities, we need structural integrity.  If we use our homes as an example: if your foundation is sinking, it’s easy to understand that the effects could involve the roof. It’s...

Stability vs. Mobility

Our major joints alternate between stable and mobile.  The metatarsal line of our foot (think where the toes attach to the foot) is stable.  The ankles are mobile, and are considered loose adaptors. The knee is a stable joint. It functions best as a true hinge. The hip is a mobile joint that...

Orthopedic Wellness: Maintaining an Active Life

Most individuals have a general understanding of the meaning of Fitness.  We tend to think of fitness as cardiovascular health, weight management and the ability to perform a given set of physical activities.  Despite being motivated, why are some individuals able to achieve fitness and stay fit...

Structural Elements® Launches New Website

Structural Elements® is pleased to announce that their new website is now live on the web at www.structuralelements.com.

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