Running and Endurance

Staff Spotlight: Q&A With Office Manager Beth Mills

Editor’s Note: In the interest of introducing patients to Capitol Rehab staff whom they may not often get to meet or work with, we’ve launched an occasional series that puts our team members in the spotlight. Office Manager Beth Mills has worked in the medical industry since 2000, in surgery and radiology practices as well as in the …

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Active Release Technique and Runners Injuries

In a couple of weeks I am heading to Minneapolis to take my spine certification in Active Release Technique.  I am extremely excited about this particular credential because it will complete my full body training (Upper Extremity, Lower Extremity and Spine) in the Active Release Technique. Although I have been treating soft tissue syndromes and …

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Booker marathon gear

This is a picture of me after my first 10 mile run.

That’s right, I’ve wilted to basically nothing except the clothes you see laying on the ground!

Good gear gets sweat “under control”

It wasn’t until I embarked on this whole “marathon journey”, that I realized the importance of proper running gear.  I was baptized with my first “dry fit” lesson on my initial run of over 5 miles.  My standard cotton shirt and cotton shorts left me looking like I just stepped out of a swimming pool, and feeling just about as weighted down.  But I was one of the lucky ones.  If you are really unfortunate, your cotton shirt and shorts will teach you the painful lesson of how sweat + cotton = brutal chafing. Since switching to the dry fit style of shirt and running shorts, the whole sweat thing has been much more manageable.