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A power meter is a training device fitted to a bike to measure the rider’s output in watts. In other words, it measures the force with which an individual pushes down and pulls up on the pedals. Typically, power meters are found on cranksets, pedals, or a wheel’s hub, but a variety of indoor trainers can also measure power effectively. Here’s why investing in a power meter can provide big dividends, not just for riders looking to improve their fitness, but also for competitive ...
Posted on 2021-07-23
Best of Omaha voting is now open and we need your help!  To help us out, follow these simple steps: Please click the following link: http://www.bestofomaha.com/86703 Enter your information to register Check your email and click on the link to continue to the voting site. Vote for a minimum of five categories. Under the category "Health and Beauty", add "Specialized Physical Therapy" to the following topics: Physical Therapy Company Pain Management Under the category "S...
Posted on 2021-07-14
COVID-19 has certainly made the importance of health very clear, and we have all seen how quickly things can change with an illness. While COVID is currently front and center in most people's thoughts, it isn't the only thing out there that can change your life. Heart disease, diabetes, strokes, and cancer can all be devastating too. Movement Offers a Defense If you're looking to be more resilient and defend against these things, physical activity can do it. The dangers of being sedentary are ...
Posted on 2021-06-23
A special thank you to professional triathelete, Morgan Chaffin, for writing this blog and sharing her experience. I am very excited to share the news that Specialized Physical Therapy is now offering Functional Dry Needling treatment (FDN), which is used to treat neuromusculoskeletal pain and movement dysfunction. In this blog, I want to share my experience with the treatment, and how I used it to restore function in my lower leg and trapezius muscle before racin...
Posted on 2021-06-14
This time of year, many people are focused on fitness so it's worth taking a look at what fitness really means. The dictionary defines fit as "sound physically and mentally, healthy." Using that definition, many "fitness" routines fall short of the goal. If you don't enjoy running and dread every workout, you're probably falling short of the "sound mentally" portion. Exercise should be enjoyable, reduce stress, and leave you feeling better, not worse. NO PAIN NO GAIN? Exercise should also leav...
Posted on 2021-05-13
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