Physical therapy triathlon training Battle Creek, Kalamazoo, Mattawan, Plainwell & Portage, MI

How Does Physical Therapy Help You Train for a Triathlon?

October 26th, 2018

A triathlon is a physically demanding event that challenges your physical and mental strength. If you’re thinking about participating in a triathlon, then you’ve considered the challenges you’ll face, but you may not have a training routine yet. For optimal training, you should seek professional guidance from a physical therapist like those at Armor Physical…

Physical Therapy and Sports Psychology

How Do Physical Therapy and Sports Psychology Work Together?

October 24th, 2018

Many athletes are tuned to the needs of their body for staying at a competitive level, but do you ever think of your mind? Competing takes a great mental toll as well as a physical one, so athletes of all levels should consider the benefits of sports psychology. Who needs sports psychology? Athletes might seek…

Running

Why is Gait Evaluation Important?

October 19th, 2018

If you’ve ever bought a pair of custom-fit running shoes, someone at the store probably monitored your running style on a treadmill to find the right kind of shoe for you. Many people think of gait evaluation in this way, but the reality is, gait evaluation monitors so much more. At Armor Physical Therapy, our…