Dr. Kyle Aram's Latest Posts

The Back Squat: Tips from Dr. Kyle

Advanced Squatting Technique     The back squat is one of the most popular and important exercises in the development of lower body strength. Maximal back squat performance shows strong correlations with improved athletic ability. Although this is one of the most common exercises in strength and conditioning programs there is still variation in coaching […]

| October 16th 2018

Concussion Management: What you need to know.

What is a concussion? A concussion is a traumatic brain injury that causes a temporary disturbance in brain cells. A concussion is sustained when there is a sudden acceleration or deceleration of the brain inside the skull. The most common cause of a concussion is a direct impact to the head. A significant hit elsewhere […]

| September 25th 2018

Tips to Improve Your Running

Do you want to run farther? Run faster? Or simply run with greater ease? These tips are for you!     Cadence • Try to run at a rate of 180steps/min. This will help decrease the force per stride on your knees, reduce risk of injury and minimize wear-and-tear on the joints. Mid-foot Strike • […]

| September 21st 2018

The Role of Physical Therapy Postpartum

Concerned about post-pregnancy recovery?     During and after pregnancy, many women experience abdominal muscle seperation caused by stretching and thinning of the inter-abdominal connective tissue. This condition is known as Diastasis recti and is characterized by a >2cm separation of the rectus abdominis muscles at the level of the umbilicus. Many women will describe […]

| September 17th 2018

Improving Cognitive Function in Older Adults

The prevalence of Alzheimer’s and various forms of dementia are on the rise in western society and scientists and doctors alike are looking for ways to prevent and combat these horrible diseases . Luckily, recent studies have found promising strategies to reduce the rate of cognitive decline as we age. For many years research has […]

| August 28th 2018