** CAUTION **
Running is NOT bad for your knees.
Running with your hips, knees and feet out of alignment; however, will cause pain and premature joint failure that can lead to surgery.
Our program gets your body into alignment and we also teach proper mid foot strike techniques so you can run a marathon more quickly and with much less strain on your hips, knees and feet.
While the problem looks like it is in the feet, this misalignment is actually caused by an imbalance in the hip muscles: glutes, quads, hamstrings, adductors, abductors. This creates knee prematurely wears out the joints.
This is very easy to fix when the alignment bodywork is done before your knees and hips wear out.
Notice the red physio tape on this tennis player's right knee. She was already being treated by a therapist who decided to use a "band-aid approach". The result? A massive ankle injury during a tournament.
We can learn from her mistake.
It is always best to work on the source of the knee pain and fix the misalignment of the hips, knees and feet. Do not tape over the problem!
Ankle injuries like this can be prevented. It's not bad knees and it's not weak ankles. The body alignment must be fixed, or injuries like this one can happen to you too.
When the feet are turned in, it places greater stress on the ankle tendons, muscles and ligaments. It also places greater weight on the little toe and makes the athlete weaker and slower. Our program can fix this problem and make you stronger, faster and less prone to ankle, knee and hip injures.
This professional tennis player is cutting her career short unless she works with a therapist on her body alignment.
Something as simple as playing with her hips, knees and ankles out of align will cause injury to her knees. It is not about bad knees, it is about bad alignment.
This is totally preventable!
These common tennis injuries are all preventable. If you are already in pain, they are curable, by properly aligning the body.
With good postural alignment energy flows, nerves do not get pinched and the body can move and perform at a high level.
Knee pain when running. While the problem looks like it is in the feet, this misalignment is actually caused by an imbalance in the hips. This athlete is in pain, not from running, but from running with the hips, knees and ankles out of alignment.
Proper alignment is much more than just good posture. Proper alignment is key to 1) being pain free, 2) allowing nerve energy to fully power up your muscles, 3) preventing your hips and knees from wearing out, 4) preventing ankle and foot injuries, and 5) developing maximum running speed.
Want to look and feel like you are 80 years old when you are only 20 something? Keep checking your phone with your head and shoulders rounded forward.
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